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NWS: Sunny today, light snow and rain likely on Mother’s Day in Casper area

Rain clouds on Casper Mountain (Greg Hirst File)

CASPER, Wyo. — A warm period will be followed by some unsettled weather this weekend in central Wyoming.

According to the National Weather Service in Riverton, Friday will be blustery and sunny with a high of 71 degrees.

A high of 68 degrees is expected on Saturday, with wind gusts around 44 mph.

On Mother’s Day, there’s a chance for rain, thundershowers and light snow in the morning, with wind gusts up to 30 mph. The high temperature should be around 61 degrees. No accumulation is expected.

Rain and snow showers are possible early Monday, but conditions should clear after noon. Winds will continue, with gusts up to 40 mph at times.