Editor’s Note: Many readers have asked us if we would provide a quick textual forecast for all areas of the state in addition to Don Day’s extensive video weather forecast. We have happily obliged…
By Wendy Corr, Cowboy State Daily
It’s Monday, January 23rd – and much of southern and central Wyoming can expect light snow this morning. Thermopolis, Lander and Casper can expect the highest snow totals, so watch for slick roads and reduced visibility, especially over South Pass. Basins west of the Divide shouldn’t expect more than an inch of snow, with the exception of southern Sweetwater County. And northern Johnson and Sweetwater counties can expect some gusty north winds to accompany that snow.
Conditions vary throughout the central part of the state today. Jeffrey City and Riverton will see clouds this morning, gradually clearing, with highs in the low 20s. Wind chills near zero. But the sun will shine on South Pass today, with a high near 18 – however, winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Overnight, there’s a chance of snow throughout the region between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with lows between 2 and 11, and wind chill values as low as zero.
Partly sunny in southwest Wyoming today. From LaBarge to Lyman and Green River, high temperatures will near 21, with windchill values between zero and -6.
Mostly cloudy overnight, with a chance of snow between LaBarge and Green River. Winds will pick up after midnight and be strongest in the west, gusting as high as 24 mph near LaBarge. Lows will hover around -2.
Temperatures in western Wyoming will hover in the low 20s, with mostly sunny skies today. Blustery in Pinedale, with winds increasing to 13 mph in the afternoon. Afton will see wind chill values as low as -5, and -10 in Pinedale and Teton Village.
Mostly cloudy overnight, with a slight chance of snow in both Pinedale and Afton. Winds will continue to blow in Pinedale, gusting as high as 29 mph. Temperatures will drop to around 3, with windchill values as low as 10. Not quite as cold or windy around Jackson, with lows around 8.
In the southern part of the Basin, cloudy skies will gradually make way for the sun today in places like Worland and Thermopolis. Powell and surrounding communities will start out with sunny skies. Temperatures will be in the low 30s.
The clouds will roll in overnight, with a chance of snow in Worland and Thermopolis. Lows will range from 5-15.
The sun will be shining brightly by afternoon in northeast Wyoming, although the day will start out cloudy in the east. Sheridan will see a high near 35; Wright’s high will be near 29. Wind chill values will be as low as 9 in Hulett and Wright, where winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Overnight, there’s a 30 percent chance of snow after 11 p.m., with lows near 20. Blustery, with winds gusting as high as 30 mph near Wright.
Cloudy skies will cover the eastern plains this morning, gradually clearing. Highs near 27 in Lusk and Casper, and near 31 in Torrington. Lusk will experience wind gusts as high as 30 mph.
Overnight, the clouds will move back in, with a chance of snow after 2 a.m. near Casper. Lows around 8 in Torrington, but just down around 18 in the Casper area. Winds will blow in the Casper and Lusk regions, but will remain relatively calm around Torrington.
Watch out for patchy fog in the valleys of southeast Wyoming this morning, particularly around Laramie. The clouds will clear around Medicine Bow and Laramie this afternoon, with highs near 25. Pine Bluffs will remain cloudy, however, with a high near 27.
Overnight, mostly cloudy skies, with lows between 5 and 12, and wind chill values between -5 and 10.
Be sure to check out the road conditions if you’re traveling today!