Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

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By Wendy Corr, Cowboy State Daily

It’s Wednesday, January 25th – and the northern part of Wyoming is in Mother Nature’s bullseye. The Bighorn Mountains can expect heavy snow north of Highway 14A, with accumulation of up to 15 inches possible. The Black Hills will get the worst of the storm, which is expected to last through 11 p.m. tonight. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches, with winds gusting as high as 45 mph. Travel could be very difficult, as widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility and gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

In the far southern Bighorns, 6-12 inches of snow is possible. But along Highway 16, totals will range from 1 to 3 inches. Wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph are possible with the heaviest snow.

Central Wyoming:

Partly sunny today in the Riverton area, with highs near 25, but wind chill values as low as -10 near Shoshoni.

Cloudy with isolated snow showers throughout the day near Casper, with a high near 27. Breezy, with winds gusting as high as 23 mph. 

Overnight, the Riverton area will see isolated snow showers between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. with mostly cloudy skies. Windy in Casper, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Lows will range between 17 near Casper to around 1 near Riverton and Shoshoni, with wind chill values as low as -10.

Southwest Wyoming:

Mostly sunny today, with a high near 16 near South Pass and 20 near Green River. Expect wind chill values as low as -10. Winds near Kemmerer could gust as high as 24 mph.

Southwest Wyoming will see isolated snow showers and partly cloudy skies, with a low around 5, but wind chill values as low as -5. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -10, with gusts as high as 20 mph near Kemmerer.

Western Wyoming:

Mostly sunny and windy in western Wyoming today, with highs near 20 in Jackson and 24 near Dubois. Wind chill values will fall as low as -5 near Dubois and -20 near Pinedale. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph near Dubois.

Mostly cloudy overnight in Jackson, with a low near 3. The rest of western Wyoming can expect  partly cloudy skies, with a low around 13, and wind chill values as low as zero in Dubois and -15 in Pinedale. Breezy throughout the region, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Bighorn Basin:

Mostly cloudy skies in the Bighorn Basin today, with isolated snow showers expected this evening. Highs of 35 near Cody and 28 near Ten Sleep.

This evening, scattered snow showers are expected, with a low around 12 in Ten Sleep and Thermopolis and 22 near Cody, where winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Northeast Wyoming:

Mostly cloudy in northeast Wyoming today, with a high of 33 near Sheridan and 28 in Gillette, and a 70% chance of snow. Only a half inch to 1 inch of snow is expected in the low lying areas, but blustery winds with gusts as high as 40 mph could be felt in Gillette and Moorcroft

Overnight, there’s a 50 percent chance of snow, with temperatures around 25, and wind chill values as low as 8. Blustery, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

Eastern Plains:

Mostly cloudy in the east central part of the state today, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 27 in Douglas. Midwest has a chance for about an inch of snow. Blustery, with gusts as high as 30 mph near DouglasTorrington will see partly sunny skies today, with highs near 30. 

Snowy and blowing overnight, with lows around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10, and wind gusts as high as 30 mph.

Southeast Wyoming:

Mostly sunny in Cheyenne today, but expect patchy blowing snow throughout the day, and a high near 25. Laramie and Rawlins, though, can expect mostly cloudy skies with a high near 20 in Laramie and 9 in Rawlins. Blustery near Laramie and Cheyenne, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a low around 9 in Rawlins overnight, but farther east, there’s a 20 percent chance of snow, with a low around 4 in Laramie and 14 in Cheyenne, but with wind chill values between -10 and zero. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph in Laramie and 35 mph in Cheyenne.

Be sure to check out the road conditions if you’re traveling today!

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