Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Tuesday, May 2, 2023

It’s Tuesday, May 2 – and winds could pick up today, especially in the northwest part of the state, along with the chance for showers and thunderstorms. The warmer weather – along with possible rainfall – means rapid snowmelt later this week, so beware of flooding in places like the Little Snake River in Carbon County. 

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Wendy Corr

May 02, 20237 min read

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It’s Tuesday, May 2 – and winds could pick up today, especially in the northwest part of the state, along with the chance for showers and thunderstorms. The warmer weather – along with possible rainfall – means rapid snowmelt later this week, so beware of flooding in places like the Little Snake River in Carbon County. 

Central:

Sunny and breezy in Casper today, with a high near 77 and wind gusts as high as 21 mph. Lander could see some isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, otherwise sunny, with a high near 76. Sunny and warm in Shoshoni, with a high near 81. 

Partly cloudy and breezy overnight in Casper, with a low around 50 and winds gusting as high as 26 mph. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast for Lander this evening, with mostly clear skies becoming mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 46; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 23 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy in Shoshoni overnight, with a low around 48 and winds gusting as high as 25 mph.

Southwest:

Isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected this afternoon in Riverton, otherwise partly sunny and breezy, with a high near 74 and wind gusts as high as 24 mph. Partly sunny in Evanston today, with a high near 62. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible today in Cokeville, otherwise partly sunny and breezy, with a high near 53 and winds gusting as high as 23 mph. 

Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in Riverton, with a low around 38 and winds gusting as high as 21 mph. Partly cloudy in Evanston tonight, with a low around 32. Partly cloudy overnight in Cokeville, with a low around 30. 

Western Wyoming:

Afton could see some isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, otherwise mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 66 and wind gusts as high as 23 mph. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon in Pinedale, otherwise mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 65 and winds gusting as high as 24 mph. Partly sunny today in La Barge, with the possibility of isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, and a high near 67; breezy, with gusts as high as 28 mph. 

Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible tonight in Afton, otherwise partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Partly cloudy and breezy overnight in Pinedale, with a low around 35 and wind gusts as high as 22 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy in La Barge tonight, with a low around 33 and winds gusting as high as 21 mph.

Northwest:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon in Dubois, otherwise mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 69 and wind gusts as high as 21 mph. Jackson could see some scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, otherwise mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible near Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park this afternoon, otherwise mostly sunny, with a high near 68. 

Dubois could see a few scattered showers and thunderstorms this evening, otherwise mostly cloudy and breezy, with a low around 40 and wind gusts as high as 21 mph. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible this evening in Jackson, otherwise partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Scattered showers and thunderstorms could brew up in Yellowstone this evening, otherwise mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. 

Bighorn Basin:

Sunny and breezy today in Thermopolis, with a high near 83 and wind gusts as high as 23 mph. Cody can expect a few isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, otherwise mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Sunny and breezy in Lovell today, with a high near 85 and winds gusting as high as 24 mph.

Partly cloudy and breezy in Thermopolis overnight, with a low around 49 and winds gusting as high as 24 mph. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible in Cody tonight, otherwise mostly cloudy and breezy, with a low around 51 and wind gusts as high as 28 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy overnight in Lovell, with a low around 52 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph.

North Central:

Buffalo could see some isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, otherwise sunny and breezy, with a high near 75 and wind gusts as high as 23 mph. Sunny in Sheridan today, with a high near 76. Sunny today in Dayton, with a high near 73. 

Mostly clear and breezy overnight in Buffalo, with a low around 51 and winds gusting as high as 21 mph. Partly cloudy in Sheridan tonight, with a low around 45. Partly cloudy tonight in Dayton, with a low around 47. 

Northeast:

Sunny and breezy today in Gillette, with a high near 72 and wind gusts as high as 34 mph. Sunny and breezy in Newcastle today, with a high near 69 and winds gusting as high as 22 mph. Sunny today in Hulett, with a high near 71. 

Mostly clear and breezy overnight in Gillette, with a low around 47 and winds gusting as high as 30 mph. Mostly clear and breezy in Newcastle tonight, with a low around 46 and wind gusts as high as 20 mph. Mostly clear overnight in Hulett, with a low around 47. 

Eastern Plains:

Mostly sunny and breezy today in Douglas and in Wheatland, with highs near 76 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Guernsey can expect mostly sunny skies, with a high near 76; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 30 mph.

Partly cloudy and breezy in Douglas overnight, with a low around 43 and winds gusting as high as 30 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy overnight in Wheatland, with a low around 45 and wind gusts as high as 25 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy in Guernsey tonight, with a low around 44 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph.

Southeast:

There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon in Laramie, with increasing clouds and a high near 70 the rest of the day. Cheyenne has a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, otherwise mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 70 and winds gusting as high as 30 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy today in Pine Bluffs, with a high near 71 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph.

Laramie has a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, otherwise mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight in Cheyenne, otherwise mostly cloudy and breezy, with a low around 42 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy overnight in Pine Bluffs, with a low around 40 and winds gusting as high as 30 mph.

South Central:

There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon in Saratoga, otherwise partly sunny and breezy, with a high near 71 and 10 to 20 mph winds. Rawlins has a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, otherwise partly sunny, with a high near 75. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon in Wamsutter, otherwise mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 68 and wind gusts as high as 24 mph. 

Saratoga has a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, otherwise mostly cloudy and breezy, with a low around 41 and wind gusts as high as 25 mph. There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in Rawlins, otherwise mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible tonight in Wamsutter, otherwise mostly cloudy and breezy, with a low around 40 and winds gusting as high as 28 mph. 

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