Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Saturday, May 6, 2023

It’s Saturday, May 6 – and the winds are blowing and rain is falling, at least in the afternoon. Shower activity continues through the weekend into early next week, but warm temperatures in recent days will continue to lead to high flows in creeks, streams, and rivers across western Wyoming.

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Wendy Corr

May 06, 20238 min read

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It’s Saturday, May 6 – and the winds are blowing and rain is falling, at least in the afternoon. Shower activity continues through the weekend into early next week, but warm temperatures in recent days will continue to lead to high flows in creeks, streams, and rivers across western Wyoming. Several flooding headlines are in effect, and high water is likely to continue into early next week.

Central:

Mostly sunny and windy today in Casper, with a high near 64 and gusts as high as 36 mph. Mostly sunny today in Lander, with a high near 63, but a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 24 mph. Sunny and windy in Jeffrey City today, with a high near 60 and gusts as high as 36 mph.

Partly cloudy and breezy in Casper overnight, with a low around 44 and winds gusting as high as 31 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy tonight in Lander, with a low around 38 and wind gusts as high as 20 mph. Partly cloudy and windy overnight in Jeffrey City, with a low around 36 and a slight chance of showers in the early morning hours; winds could gust as high as 37 mph. 

Southwest:

Partly sunny today in Evanston, with a high near 48; there’s a chance of snow showers in the morning, then rain and snow showers are likely. There’s a chance of rain and snow showers this morning in Green River, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 55; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 20 mph. FLOOD WARNING UNTIL MAY 10 in Cokeville, with partly sunny skies today and a high near 44, and a chance of rain and snow showers this afternoon.

There’s a chance of rain and snow showers overnight in Evanston, with some thunder also possible, and a low around 29. Showers and thunderstorms are likely tonight in Green River, with a low around 31. There’s a chance of rain and snow showers in Cokeville overnight, with a low around 24; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 24 mph.

Western Wyoming:

Partly sunny and breezy today in Afton, with a high near 50 and wind gusts as high as 31 mph; there’s a chance of rain and snow showers this morning, and a chance of rain showers with some thunder possible after noon. Partly sunny and breezy in Pinedale today, with a high near 49 and winds gusting as high as 33 mph; there’s a slight chance of rain and snow showers this afternoon, with some thunder also possible. Mostly sunny and breezy today in La Barge, with a high near 54 and wind gusts as high as 31 mph.

Afton has a chance of rain showers and snow showers overnight, with some thunder also possible, and a low around 29. There’s a chance of rain and snow showers tonight in Pinedale, with some thunder also possible, and a low around 29; blustery, with wind gusts as high as 21 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in La Barge, with a chance of rain and snow showers, and a low around 25; winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

Northwest:

Mostly sunny and windy today in Dubois, with a high near 54 and gusts as high as 36 mph, and a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late afternoon. Partly sunny and breezy in Jackson today, with a high near 53 and winds gusting as high as 29 mph; there’s a chance of rain and snow showers this afternoon, with some thunder also possible. Partly sunny today in Yellowstone National Park, although there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 53; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 33 mph.

Partly cloudy and breezy in Dubois overnight, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening and a low around 32; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 28 mph. Jackson can expect partly cloudy skies, with a chance of rain and snow showers overnight, and a low around 28; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 24 mph. There’s a chance of showers overnight in Yellowstone, with a low around 35; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Bighorn Basin:

Mostly sunny today in Thermopolis, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 67; windy, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Partly sunny and breezy in Powell today, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 69; winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy today in Cody, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 64; winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

Partly cloudy and breezy in Thermopolis overnight, with a low around 38 and winds gusting as high as 20 mph. Mostly clear and breezy tonight in Powell, with a low around 39 and wind gusts as high as 20 mph. Partly cloudy and windy in Cody tonight, with a low around 40 and gusts as high as 37 mph.

North Central:

Partly sunny and windy in Buffalo today, with a high near 63; showers and thunderstorms are likely in the afternoon, with wind gusts as high as 39 mph. Partly sunny today in Sheridan, with a slight chance of showers in the morning and a chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 67. Partly sunny in Ranchester, with a high near 65 and a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. 

Partly cloudy overnight in Buffalo, with a low around 41. Sheridan has a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, with a low around 36. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in Ranchester, with a low around 37. 

Northeast:

Partly sunny and breezy today in Gillette, with a high near 66 and wind gusts as high as 21 mph; there’s a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny and breezy in Newcastle today, with a high near 67; there’s a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon, and winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Partly sunny today in Moorcroft, with a high near 68, and a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. 

There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in Gillette, with a low around 42; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 20 mph. Partly cloudy overnight in Newcastle, with a low around 42 and wind gusts as high as 25 mph, and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Moorcroft has a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, with a low around 40. 

Eastern Plains:

Mostly sunny and breezy today in Wheatland, with a high near 66 and 20 to 25 mph winds in the afternoon. Mostly sunny and breezy in Douglas today, with a high near 67 and winds gusting as high as 30 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy in Guernsey, with a high near 68 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph.

Partly cloudy and breezy in Wheatland overnight, with a low around 43 and winds 10 to 20 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy tonight in Douglas, with a low around 37 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy overnight in Guernsey, with a low around 42 and winds gusting as high as 25 mph.

Southeast:

Mostly sunny and breezy today in Laramie, with a high near 58 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy in Cheyenne today, with a high near 64 and winds gusting as high as 30 mph. Mostly sunny and windy today in Chugwater, with a high near 64, and a 20 percent chance of showers after noon; winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

Partly cloudy and breezy in Laramie overnight, with a low around 34 and 10 to 20 mph winds. Partly cloudy tonight in Cheyenne, with a low around 38. Partly cloudy and windy overnight in Chugwater, with a low around 40 and gusts as high as 40 mph.

South Central:

Mostly sunny and breezy today in Saratoga, with a high near 55 and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon; winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy in Rawlins today, with a high near 57 and wind gusts as high as 35 mph; there’s a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny and windy today in Hanna, with a high near 54 and gusts as high as 45 mph, and a 20 percent chance of showers after noon. 

Partly cloudy and breezy overnight in Saratoga, with a low around 32 and a chance of showers and thunderstorms; winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy in Rawlins tonight, with a low around 35 and winds gusting as high as 30 mph, and a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy and breezy tonight in Hanna, with a low around 34 and slight chance of showers and thunderstorms; winds could gust as high as 35 mph. 

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