Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Thursday, March 2 2023

Mixed weather across the state. Cold cold temperatures in some parts, warming up in others. Two more storm systems on Friday and Sunday will bring more snow to mountains and some of the plains. Long-term: COLD.

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March 02, 20236 min read

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By Wendy, Corr Cowboy State Daily

It’s Thursday, March 2 – and roads in south-central Wyoming are FINALLY opened, although travelers still need to proceed with caution. Today should be fairly quiet weather-wise, in preparation for another bout of snow at the end of the week.

Central:

Increasing clouds in Lander today, with a high near 24 and wind chill values as low as zero. Sunny and windy today in Casper, with a high near 31; winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Sunny in Glenrock today, with a high near 34; breezy, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Cloudy this evening in Lander, then gradually clearing overnight, with a low around 12. Casper has a 30 percent chance of snow overnight, with a steady temperature around 30; breezy, with gusts as high as 33 mph. There’s a 30 percent chance of snow overnight in Glenrock, with a steady temperature around 28; breezy, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Southwest:

Travelers over South Pass today can expect patchy blowing snow this afternoon, otherwise mostly sunny, with a high near 18 and wind chill values as low as -10; windy, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Partly sunny in Evanston today, with a high near 24 and wind chill values as low as -4. Mostly sunny and breezy today in Kemmerer, with a high near 21 and wind chill values as low as -15; winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

Mostly cloudy and breezy over South Pass tonight, with a low around 4 and wind chill values as low as -5; winds could gust as high as 37 mph, causing patchy blowing snow conditions. Mostly cloudy tonight in Evanston, with a low around 11 and wind chill values as low as 1. Mostly cloudy overnight in Kemmerer, with a low around 5 and wind chill values as low as -5; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 21 mph.

Western Wyoming:

Mostly cloudy today in Alpine, with a high near 23. Mostly sunny and windy in Pinedale today, with a high near 19 and wind chill values as low as -15; winds could gust as high as 34 mph, causing patchy blowing snow conditions. Mostly cloudy today in Star Valley, with a high near 23. 

Alpine can expect 1 to 2 inches of snow overnight, with a low around 13. Mostly cloudy and breezy in Pinedale tonight, with a low around 1 and wind chill values as low as -10; winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Snow is likely in Star Valley overnight, with a low around 13; new snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Northwest:

Mostly sunny and windy in Dubois today, with a high near 34 and wind chill values as low as zero; winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Partly sunny and breezy today in Jackson, with a high near 24 and wind chill values as low as -10; winds could gust as high as 20 mph. There’s a 10 percent chance of snow this afternoon in Yellowstone National Park, with increasing clouds and a high near 26, with wind chill values as low as -5; breezy, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Mostly cloudy overnight in Dubois, with a low around 13; blustery, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Snow is likely in Jackson overnight, with a low around 10 and wind chill values as low as zero; new snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. There’s a 30 percent chance of snow overnight in Yellowstone, with a low around 15; breezy, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

Bighorn Basin:

Increasing clouds in Powell today, with a high near 38; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 20 mph. Increasing clouds today in Cody, with a high near 36; breezy, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Increasing clouds in Ten Sleep, with a high near 33. 

Mostly cloudy and windy overnight in Powell, with a low around 23; winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Mostly cloudy tonight in Cody, with a low around 23; windy, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Mostly cloudy in Ten Sleep tonight, with a low around 13. 

North Central:

Mostly sunny today in Sheridan, with a high near 38. Mostly sunny in Clearmont today, with a high near 37 and wind chill values as low as zero. Big Horn will see mostly sunny skies, with a high near 39. 

There’s a 20 percent chance of snow overnight in Sheridan, with a low around 18. Clearmont has a 20 percent chance of snow tonight, with a low around 17. Big Horn has a 20 percent chance of snow overnight, with a low around 21. 

Northeast:

Increasing clouds today in Gillette, with a high near 33 and wind chill values as low as 7. Mostly sunny in Newcastle today, with a high near 35 and wind chill values as low as 11. Patchy fog this morning near Aladdin, otherwise, mostly sunny today, with a high near 41 and wind chill values as low as 12. 

There’s a 20 percent chance of snow overnight in Gillette, with a steady temperature around 28 and wind chill values as low as 16. Mostly cloudy tonight in Newcastle, with a low around 21. Mostly cloudy in Aladdin overnight, with a low around 27.

Eastern Plains:

Sunny in Lusk today, with a high near 35. Sunny today in Torrington, with a high near 43. Increasing clouds today in Kaycee, with a high near 36; windy, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Mostly cloudy overnight in Lusk, with a low around 20. Mostly cloudy in Torrington tonight, with a low around 26. There’s a 40 percent chance of snow overnight in Kaycee, with a low around 27; new snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Southeast:

Sunny today in Cheyenne, with a high near 39. Mostly sunny in Laramie today, with a high near 31. Mostly sunny and windy today in Medicine Bow, with a high near 23 and wind chill values between zero and 5; winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in Cheyenne, with a low around 23 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Mostly cloudy tonight in Laramie, with a low around 17. Mostly cloudy and windy overnight in Medicine Bow, with a steady temperature around 19 and wind chill values between -5 and zero; wind gusts as high as 50 mph will cause patchy blowing snow conditions after 2am. 

South Central:

Sunny in Rawlins today, then becoming partly sunny during the afternoon, with a high near 22 and wind chill values between -5 and 5; breezy, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Mostly sunny today in Encampment, with a high near 26. Mostly cloudy today in Baggs, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 27 and wind chill values between zero and 10. 

There’s a 20 percent chance of snow in Rawlins tonight, with a steady temperature around 19; breezy, with gusts as high as 35 mph causing patchy blowing snow conditions. Mostly cloudy overnight in Encampment, with a steady temperature around 16 and wind chill values between zero and 5. Baggs has a 20 percent chance of snow overnight, with a low around 9.

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

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