Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Friday, May 5, 2023

Showers and thunderstorms today across Wyoming with daytime highs will be closer to seasonal norms.

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Wendy Corr

May 05, 20238 min read

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It’s Friday, May 5 – and for the most part, we’ve got a drier day than yesterday. We’ve still got the chance for showers and thunderstorms today across the state, and daytime highs will be cooler. Unsettled weather pattern into next week should produce more chances for showers and thunderstorms.

Central:

Mostly sunny and breezy today in Riverton, with a high near 69 and wind gusts as high as 32 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy in Casper today, with a high near 67 and winds gusting as high as 36 mph. Shoshoni can expect mostly sunny skies today, with a high near 69; breezy, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Partly cloudy and breezy in Riverton tonight, with a low around 37 and winds gusting as high as 28 mph. Mostly clear and breezy overnight in Casper, with a low around 43 and wind gusts as high as 34 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy in Shoshoni overnight, with a low around 37 and gusts as high as 29 mph.

Southwest:

There’s a slight chance of rain and snow showers today in Evanston, otherwise mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Mostly sunny in Rock Springs today, but there’s a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, with a high near 59; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 23 mph. Travelers over South Pass can expect a slight chance of rain and snow showers today, otherwise mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 49 and wind gusts as high as 28 mph. 

Evanston has a chance of rain and snow showers overnight, with a low around 31. Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in Rock Springs, with a low around 33 and winds gusting as high as 21 mph. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers this evening over South Pass, otherwise partly cloudy and breezy, with a low around 30 and wind gusts as high as 26 mph.

Western Wyoming:

Partly sunny today in Pinedale, with a slight chance of rain and snow showers and a high near 50; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 21 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy in Big Piney today, with a high near 53 and wind gusts as high as 25 mph. Partly sunny in Alpine today with a slight chance of showers, and thunderstorms possible in the afternoon and a high near 51. 

Partly cloudy and breezy overnight in Pinedale, with a low around 27 and wind gusts as high as 20 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy in Big Piney tonight, with a low around 25 and winds gusting as high as 24 mph. There’s a chance of rain and snow showers overnight in Alpine, with some thunder also possible, and a low around 29. 

Northwest:

Partly sunny today in Jackson, although there is a slight chance of rain and snow showers in the morning and a chance of rain and possibly thunder in the afternoon, with a high near 54. Partly sunny and breezy in Dubois today, with a chance of showers, and thunderstorms are also possible in the afternoon; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 23 mph and a high near 54. Partly sunny today in Yellowstone National Park, with a 20 percent chance of showers and a high near 54; breezy, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Jackson has a chance of rain and snow showers overnight, with a low around 29. There’s a slight chance of rain showers mixing with snow this evening in Dubois, which will gradually taper off; breezy, with gusts as high as 23 mph and a low around 32. Yellowstone National Park has a 30 percent chance of showers this evening, with a low around 36; breezy, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Bighorn Basin:

Mostly sunny today in Cody, with a chance of showers, and thunderstorms are also possible in the afternoon, with a high near 66; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 22 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy in Thermopolis today, with a high near 71; there’s a 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon, and winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Ten Sleep can expect mostly sunny skies today, with a 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon and a high near 70; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 26 mph.

Partly cloudy overnight in Cody, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight and a low around 41; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 22 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy tonight in Thermopolis, with a 30 percent chance of showers and a low around 39; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 30 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy in Ten Sleep overnight, with a low around 41 and a 30 percent chance of showers; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 26 mph. 

North Central:

Partly sunny today in Sheridan, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms also possible, and a high near 72. Mostly sunny in Buffalo today, with a high near 71 and a 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 28 mph. Partly sunny in Big Horn today, with a high near 71 and a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly cloudy in Sheridan overnight, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms and a low around 39. Partly cloudy and breezy overnight in Buffalo, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms and a low around 43; winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Partly cloudy tonight in Big Horn, with a low around 40 and a chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

Northeast:

Showers are likely today in Sundance, with thunderstorms also possible, and a high near 63; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 18 mph. Partly sunny and breezy in Gillette today, with a high near 71 and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 31 mph. Showers are likely today in Hulett, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 67; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 24 mph. 

There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight in Sundance, with a low around 43; breezy, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy in Gillette today, with a low around 44; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 31 mph. Hulett has a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 45; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 25 mph.

Eastern Plains:

Mostly sunny today in Torrington, with a high near 74, and a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny in Lusk today, with a high near 68 and a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible in the afternoon. Mostly sunny and breezy in Kaycee today, with a high near 70; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 32 mph.

There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in Torrington, with a low around 41. Lusk has a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 40. Partly cloudy and breezy tonight in Kaycee, with a low around 41 and wind gusts as high as 32 mph. 

Southeast:

Increasing clouds today in Cheyenne, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and a high near 68. Mostly sunny in Laramie today, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 63; breezy, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Increasing clouds in Pine Bluffs today, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 71. 

There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in Cheyenne, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 37. Laramie has a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening, otherwise partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Pine Bluffs has a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 37. 

South Central:

Sunny and breezy today in Rawlins, with a high near 60 and wind gusts as high as 35 mph. Sunny and breezy in Encampment, with a high near 57 and winds gusting as high as 30 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy today in Wamsutter, with a high near 57 and gusts as high as 36 mph.

Mostly clear and breezy in Rawlins overnight, with a low around 37 and winds gusting as high as 35 mph. Mostly clear and breezy tonight in Encampment, with a low around 33 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy in Wamsutter overnight, with a low around 33 and winds gusting as high as 30 mph.

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