Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Thursday, May 4, 2023

It’s Thursday, May 4 – showers and thunderstorms likely today and into tonight. Modest cooling trend Friday thru Sunday and scattered showers and thunderstorms. More of the same heading into next week.

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Wendy Corr

May 04, 20238 min read

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It’s Thursday, May 4 – showers and thunderstorms likely today and into tonight. Modest cooling trend Friday thru Sunday and scattered showers and thunderstorms. More of the same heading into next week.

Central:

There’s a chance of showers before noon today in Casper, but showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm, with a high near 73; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 23 mph. Lander has a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, otherwise mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Glenrock has a slight chance of showers this morning, but showers and thunderstorms are likely this afternoon, with a high near 74; breezy, with 15 to 20 mph winds in the afternoon. 

Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight in Casper, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, but gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 46; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 24 mph. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening in Lander, otherwise partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Showers and thunderstorms are likely in Glenrock tonight, with a low around 44. 

Southwest:

Showers are likely in Green River, and possibly a thunderstorm this afternoon, otherwise mostly cloudy and breezy, with a high near 65. There’s a chance of showers this morning in Evanston, then showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, with a high near 56. Rain showers are likely in Kemmerer today, with some thunder also possible, and a high near 58; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 21 mph. 

Mostly clear overnight in Green River, with a low around 37. Rain showers are likely overnight in Evanston, with a slight chance of snow showers near morning, and a low around 30. There’s a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening in Kemmerer, otherwise partly cloudy and breezy overnight, with a low around 29 and wind gusts as high as 21 mph. 

Western Wyoming:

Afton has a chance of showers before noon, then showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, with a high near 56. There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms today in Pinedale, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon; otherwise partly sunny and breezy, with a high near 56 and winds gusting as high as 25 mph. La Barge has a chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, and a high near 58; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 20 mph. 

There’s a chance of rain and snow showers overnight in Afton, with some thunder also possible, and a low around 30. Pinedale has a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening, otherwise partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 31. There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening in La Barge, otherwise partly cloudy, with a low around 29. 

Northwest:

Partly sunny today in Dubois, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 64; breezy, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Jackson has a chance of showers and thunderstorms today, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm late in the afternoon, otherwise partly sunny, with a high near 62. 

Mostly sunny in Yellowstone National Park today, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 69; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 22 mph.

There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening in Dubois, then gradually becoming mostly clear overnight, with a low around 35. There’s a chance of rain and snow showers overnight in Jackson, with some thunder also possible, and a low around 32; new snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Showers and thunderstorms are likely overnight in Yellowstone, with a low around 39. 

Bighorn Basin:

Mostly sunny today in Greybull, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 81; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 23 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy in Cody today, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the afternoon, and a high near 77; winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Increasing clouds today in Thermopolis, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, and a high near 78; breezy, with gusts as high as 24 mph. 

There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in Greybull overnight, with a low around 50; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 24 mph. Cody has a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 48; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 24 mph. There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening in Thermopolis, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 43; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 25 mph. 

North Central:

Mostly sunny and breezy today in Buffalo, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 75; winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Mostly sunny in Sheridan today, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon and a high near 79. Mostly sunny today in Story, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and a high near 74. 

There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in Buffalo, with a low around 49; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 24 mph. Sheridan has a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 47. Showers are likely tonight in Story, with possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, and a low around 47. 

Northeast:

Sunny and breezy today in Gillette, with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon, and a high near 77; winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Increasing clouds today in Newcastle, with a high near 77; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 23 mph. Sunny today in Upton, with a 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon, and a high near 78. 

There’s a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in Gillette, with a low around 51; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 23 mph. Newcastle has a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 50; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 23 mph. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight in Upton, with a low around 48; breezy, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Eastern Plains:

Increasing clouds today in Douglas, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, and a high near 74; breezy, with 15 to 20 mph winds in the afternoon. There’s an 80% chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon in Wheatland, with a high near 73. Wright will see increasing clouds today, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 76; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 23 mph. 

Showers are likely overnight in Douglas, and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, but skies will gradually become partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Showers are likely overnight in Wheatland, with possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, but gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 48. There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight in Wright, with a low around 48 and wind gusts as high as 24 mph. 

Southeast:

There’s a 90 percent chance of showers today in Laramie, with possibly a thunderstorm after noon, and a high near 64. Cheyenne has a slight chance of showers this morning, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm are likely after noon, with a high near 68. Showers are likely today in Medicine Bow, with possibly a thunderstorm after noon, and a high near 63. 

Showers are likely this evening in Laramie, with thunderstorms possible, but skies will gradually clear, with a low around 39. Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm overnight in Cheyenne, although skies will gradually clear, with a low around 43. Showers are likely tonight in Medicine Bow, with possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 39. 

South Central:

Saratoga could see some rain showers before noon, then showers are likely, with possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, and a high near 59. Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm this afternoon in Rawlins, with a high near 60; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 30 mph. A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TOMORROW in Baggs, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon today, some of which could produce heavy rain, and a high near 60. 

There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in Saratoga, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 38. Rawlins has a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 42. Mostly cloudy tonight in Baggs, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 37. 

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