Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Arctic air begins to slide slowly east. However, wind always picks up when Arctic air leaves, especially in mountain gaps. Blowing snow on highway for next few days will cause problems.

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Don Day

January 31, 20236 min read

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It’s Tuesday, January 31st – sunny skies will prevail throughout the Cowboy State today, and temperatures are starting to climb out of the cellar, but wind chill values will still make for dangerous conditions around the state.

Central:

Sunny today in Casper, with a high near 18, and wind chill values as low as -20; windy, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Sunny in Lander today, with highs near 17 and wind chill values as low as -25. A little warmer in Riverton, with highs near 25, and wind chill values as low as 1.

Overnight, Casper can expect mostly clear skies, with lows around 13, but wind chill values as low as -5; winds could gust as high as 39 mph. Partly cloudy in Lander tonight, with lows around 1. Mostly clear in Riverton, with a low around 14.

Southwest:

Sunny near Rock Springs today, with a high near 15, and wind chill values as low as -30. Travelers over South Pass can expect patchy blowing snow, but sunny skies, with a high near 13 and wind chill values as low as -25; winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Clear skies in Evanston, with highs near 16, and wind chill values as low as -33.

Clear and cold overnight in Rock Springs, with lows around 1, and wind chill values as low as -10. South Pass will still experience blowing snow tonight, with partly cloudy skies and a low of 7, and wind chill values as low as -10; winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Mostly clear overnight in Evanston, with a low around 1, and wind chill values as low as -11.

Western Wyoming:

Sunny in Pinedale today, with a high near 13, with wind chill values as low as -30; winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Mostly sunny today in Alpine, with highs near 16, and wind chill values as low as -20. Afton can expect mostly sunny skies, with highs near 17, and wind chill values as low as -15.

Overnight, mostly cloudy in Pinedale, with lows around -7, and wind chill values as low as -15. Clouds will move into the Alpine area, with a low around 2. Mostly cloudy overnight in Afton, with a low around 5.

Northwest:

Mostly sunny in Yellowstone National Park today, with a high near 17 at Old Faithful, but wind chill values as low as -15. Jackson can expect mostly sunny skies, with a high near 16, but wind chill values as low as -30. The sun will shine in Dubois, but patchy, blowing snow is expected today; highs will be near 22, with wind chill values as low as -25, and winds gusting as high as 37 mph.

Clouds rolling in overnight at Old Faithful, with a low around 5. Mostly cloudy in Jackson, with a low around 2, but wind chill values as low as -10. Partly cloudy overnight in Dubois, with lows around 10 and wind chill values as low as -5; winds will blow the snow around, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

Bighorn Basin:

Thermopolis can expect sunny skies today, with highs near 20 and wind chill values as low as -30. Mostly sunny in Greybull, with a high near 19, and wind chill values as low as -35. Sunny in Cody today, with highs near 31 and wind chill values as low as -20; winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

Mostly clear tonight in Thermopolis, with a low around 2, but wind chill values as low as -5. Greybull can expect lows around 0 and partly cloudy skies. Mostly cloudy in Cody tonight, with a low around 17, and winds gusting as high as 36 mph.

North Central:

Mostly sunny in Sheridan, with a high near 32, and wind chill values as low as -20. Highs near 30 in Clearmont, with sunny skies, but wind chill values as low as -25. Sunny and 29 in Buffalo today, with wind chill values as low as -15.

Sheridan can expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 10. Partly cloudy in Clearmont overnight, with a low around 4 and wind chill values as low as -5. Lows around 16 in Buffalo overnight, under partly cloudy skies.

Northeast:

Sunny, with a high near 23 in both Gillette and Newcastle today, with wind chill values as low as -16. Gillette could see wind gusts as high as 24 mph. Sunny today in Hulett, with a high near 28 and wind chill values as low as -17.

Overnight, Newcastle can expect mostly clear skies, with a low around 7. Partly cloudy tonight in Gillette, with wind chill values as low as -1. Hulett will see partly cloudy skies, with lows around 9 and wind chill values as low as zero.

Eastern Plains:

WIND CHILL ADVISORY UNTIL 9:00 AM TODAY

Sunny and breezy in Douglas today, with a high near 23. Highs near 22 in Lusk, with sunny skies and wind chill values between -20 and -30. Sunny with a high near 24 in Lingle, with winds gusting as high as 25 mph.

Douglas can expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 7, but wind chill values between -5 and zero.  Mostly clear in Lusk, with a low around 9, and wind chill values between -5 and zero.  Clear and cold in Lingle tonight, with a low around 8 and wind chill values between -10 and zero.  

Southeast:

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 A.M. TODAY

Sunny in Cheyenne today, with a high near 24; windy, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Blowing snow and sunny skies near Chugwater, with highs near 23 and wind chill values between -20 and -30; wind gusts as high as 40 mph. Laramie can expect sunny skies and a high near 20, with wind chill values between -25 and -35.

Overnight, Cheyenne can expect mostly clear skies, with a low around 8, and wind chill values between -10 and zero. Blowing snow tonight near Chugwater, with clear skies and temperatures around 20; wind chill values between -5 and zero, with heavy winds gusting as high as 55 mph. Mostly clear in Laramie tonight, with a low around 5, and wind chill values between -5 and -15.

South Central:

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 A.M. TODAY

Sunny in Saratoga today, with a high near 19, and wind chill values between -25 and -35. Rawlins can expect sunny skies and areas of blowing snow after noon, with highs near 13 and wind chill values between -25 and -35; winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Sunny and cold in Wamsutter today, with a high near 10 and wind chill values as low as -35; wind gusts as high as 28 mph. 

Saratoga can expect mostly clear skies overnight, with a low around 3 and wind chill values between -5 and -15. Mostly clear near Rawlins tonight, with lows around 5 and wind chill values between -10 and -15; areas of blowing snow can be expected, with wind gusts as high as 35 mph. Mostly clear tonight in Wamsutter, with low around -4 and wind chill values as low as -20.

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

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