Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Friday, April 7, 2023

We will be transitioning to a warmer and drier pattern for the next several days, although temperatures will continue to remain well below normal today. The warming trend will continue through the weekend and into the early part of next week, with temperatures near to just above normal by Sunday

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Wendy Corr

April 07, 20235 min read

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It's Friday, April 7 -  and although we've all had enough of the snow and cold, some parts of the state have to wait just a little longer. Central Wyoming is still shaking off the effects of the last big winter storm, but warmer temperatures today should melt the ice and open the highway between Casper and Shoshoni.

We will be transitioning to a warmer and drier pattern for the next several days, although temperatures will continue to remain well below normal today. The warming trend will continue through the weekend and into the early part of next week, with temperatures near to just above normal by Sunday - finally, our first taste of spring!

Central:

Mostly sunny today in Riverton, with a high near 43. Sunny and breezy in Casper today, with a high near 47 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Sunny today in Glenrock, with a high near 47. 

Increasing clouds overnight in Riverton, with a low around 18. Partly cloudy and breezy in Casper tonight, with a low around 31 and gusts as high as 26 mph. Partly cloudy tonight in Glenrock, with a low around 28. 

Southwest:

Increasing clouds today in Evanston, with a high near 34 and wind chill values as low as -8. Mostly sunny today in Green River, with a high near 40. Sunny today over South Pass, with a high near 34 and wind chill values as low as -5. 

Mostly cloudy overnight in Evanston and in Green River, with lows around 19. Partly cloudy over South Pass tonight, with a low around 16. 

Western Wyoming:

Mostly sunny today in Star Valley, with a high near 48. Mostly sunny in Pinedale today, with a high near 36 and wind chill values as low as -5. Mostly sunny today in La Barge, with a high near 34 and wind chill values as low as -10. 

Mostly cloudy in Star Valley overnight, with a low around 27. Mostly cloudy tonight in Pinedale, with a low around 13. Mostly cloudy overnight in La Barge, with a low around 6. 

Northwest:

Mostly sunny today in Jackson, with a high near 47. Sunny in Dubois today, with a high near 48. Mostly sunny and breezy today in Yellowstone National Park, with a high near 45 and wind gusts as high as 21 mph. 

Isolated snow showers are possible in Jackson overnight, with a low around 27. Mostly cloudy overnight in Dubois, with a low around 26. Mostly cloudy and breezy in Yellowstone tonight, with a low around 28 and wind gusts as high as 20 mph.

Bighorn Basin:

Sunny today in Cody, with a high near 52. Sunny and breezy in Lovell today, with a high near 58 and wind gusts as high as 24 mph. Thermopolis can expect sunny skies, with a high near 50; breezy, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Mostly cloudy and breezy in Cody overnight, with a low around 30 and wind gusts as high as 23 mph. Partly cloudy in Lovell tonight, with a low around 30; breezy, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy tonight in Thermopolis, with a low around 29 and wind gusts as high as 23 mph.

North Central:

Sunny today in Buffalo and in Dayton, with highs near 51. Sunny in Sheridan today, with a high near 53. 

Partly cloudy in Buffalo overnight, with a low around 31. Increasing clouds overnight in Sheridan, with a low around 26. Increasing clouds in Dayton tonight, with a low around 28. 

Northeast:

Sunny today in Sundance, with a high near 47 and wind chill values this morning as low as 13. Sunny and breezy in Gillette today, with a high near 48 and wind chill values this morning as low as 18; winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Sunny today in Upton, with a high near 48 and wind chill values as low as 12 this morning.  

Mostly clear overnight in Sundance, with a low around 29; breezy, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Mostly clear and breezy tonight in Gillette, with a low around 30 and wind gusts as high as 29 mph. Patchy fog after midnight in Upton, otherwise mostly clear, with a low around 24 and wind chill values as low as 17. 

Eastern Plains:

Sunny today in Torrington, with a high near 54. Sunny in Lusk today, with a high near 43. Sunny and breezy in Kaycee today, with a high near 53 and wind gusts as high as 21 mph. 

Mostly clear in Torrington overnight, with a low around 25. Mostly clear tonight in Lusk, with a low around 28. Partly cloudy and breezy overnight in Kaycee, with a low around 29 and wind gusts as high as 23 mph.

Southeast:

Sunny today in Cheyenne, with a high near 55. Sunny in Laramie, with a high near 50. Sunny today in Medicine Bow, with a high near 40 and wind chill values between zero and 10. 

Partly cloudy in Cheyenne overnight, with a low around 30. Partly cloudy tonight in Laramie, with a low around 28. Increasing clouds overnight in Medicine Bow, with a low around 19.  

South Central:

Sunny and breezy today in Rawlins, with a high near 40 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Sunny in Encampment today, with a high near 45. Baggs can expect sunny skies today, with a high near 45 and wind chill values this morning between zero and 10.

Partly cloudy and breezy in Rawlins overnight, with a low around 24 and gusts as high as 25 mph. Partly cloudy tonight in Encampment, with a low around 27. Mostly cloudy overnight in Baggs, with a low around 19. 

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