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Up to 3 inches of snow expected in Casper by Wednesday evening

(Oil City, Gregory Hirst)

CASPER, Wyo. — An additional 2–3 inches of snow is expected to fall in the lower elevations of Natrona County from Tuesday night into Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton. Casper Mountain is expected to get 4–8 inches.

Snowfall is expected to begin around 11 p.m. Tuesday, with the heaviest snow falling between 3 and 10 a.m. Wednesday.

“Roads could be hazardous, especially during the morning commute,” the NWS said. 

Light snow should linger until sunset Wednesday in Casper. The northern parts of the county, including Midwest and Edgerton, could get up to 5 inches of snow. 

With temperatures expected to reach up to 35 degrees in Casper on Wednesday, accumulations are expected to be light, the NWS said.

Snowfall is expected to be just below advisory amounts in the western part of the state, with Jackson Hole and Star Valley getting 1–3 inches of snow beginning tonight into Wednesday morning, and the Tetons getting 4–8 inches. 

NWS Riverton
NWS Riverton