Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Monday, May 8, 2023

Active week of weather: Mild to start week with afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Thunderstorm threat increasing late Tuesday and Wednesday. Some severe weather possible Wednesday. Slow moving low pressure system to potentially bring widespread (and needed rain) to areas east of the divide.

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Wendy Corr

May 08, 20236 min read

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It’s Monday, May 8 – and the winds are taking a bit of a break in most of the state today, with more seasonable temperatures. Showers and thunderstorms will move in this afternoon, with temperatures gradually warming up this week, but isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will continue to hang around. 

Central:

Sunny and breezy today in Casper, with a high near 68 and wind gusts as high as 28 mph. Lander can expect sunny skies today, with a high near 64. Sunny today in Shoshoni, with a high near 69. 

Increasing clouds overnight in Casper, with a 40 percent chance of showers, and a low around 45; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 23 mph. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers overnight in Lander, with a low around 38. Shoshoni has a 30 percent chance of showers overnight, with a low around 41. 

Southwest:

Mostly sunny today in Evanston, with 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon, and a high near 57. Sunny today in Green River, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late afternoon, and a high near 61. Mostly sunny today in Kemmerer, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 55. 

Evanston has a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, with a low around 31. There’s a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in Green River, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 36. Kemmerer has a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, with a low around 30.

Western Wyoming:

Mostly sunny today in Pinedale, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 53. Mostly sunny today in Afton, with a chance of showers this afternoon, and thunderstorms are also possible, with a high near 56. Mostly sunny in La Barge today, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 57. 

Pinedale has a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Showers and thunderstorms are likely overnight in Afton, with a low around 29. La Barge has a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, with a low around 28. 

Northwest:

Sunny and breezy today in Dubois, with a 30 percent chance of showers late in the afternoon, and a high near 56; winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Mostly sunny in Jackson today, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late afternoon, with a high near 57. Mostly sunny today in Yellowstone National Park, with a high near 54. 

There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight in Dubois, with a low around 32. Jackson has a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, with a low around 29. Mostly cloudy overnight in Yellowstone, with a low around 34. 

Bighorn Basin:

Sunny today in Worland, with a high near 70. Sunny and breezy in Cody today, with a high near 65 and wind gusts as high as 21 mph. Sunny today in Thermopolis, with a high near 70. 

Increasing clouds overnight in Worland, with a slight chance of showers, and a low around 41. Mostly cloudy tonight in Cody, with a low around 43. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers overnight in Thermopolis, with a low around 42. 

North Central:

Sunny today in Buffalo, with a high near 65. Mostly sunny today in Sheridan, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon, and a high near 66. Mostly sunny in Clearmont today, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms also possible in the afternoon, and a high near 68. 

Increasing clouds overnight in Buffalo, with a low around 45. Sheridan will see increasing clouds overnight, with a 20 percent chance of showers after midnight, and a low around 40. Mostly cloudy overnight in Clearmont, with a 20 percent chance of showers after midnight, and a low around 43. 

Northeast:

Mostly sunny today in Gillette, with a high near 68. Mostly sunny in Hulett today, with a high near 68; there’s a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible in the afternoon. Mostly sunny in Newcastle today, with a 20 percent chance of showers after noon, and a high near 70. 

There’s a 20 percent chance of showers overnight in Gillette, with a low around 46. Partly cloudy overnight in Hulett, with a 20 percent chance of showers, and a low around 43. Partly cloudy in Newcastle overnight, with a 30 percent chance of showers, and a low around 46. 

Eastern Plains:

Sunny today in Douglas, with a high near 71. Wheatland can expect sunny skies today, with a high near 71. Sunny and breezy in Wright today, with a high near 68 and wind gusts as high as 21 mph.

There’s a 30 percent chance of showers overnight in Douglas, with a low around 41. Wheatland has a 40 percent chance of showers tonight, with a low around 43. Wright has a 20 percent chance of showers overnight, with a low around 44. 

Southeast:

Mostly sunny today in Laramie, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon, and a high near 63. Mostly sunny in Cheyenne today, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon, and a high near 67. Mostly sunny today in Pine Bluffs, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 71. 

Mostly cloudy overnight in Laramie, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 37. There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in Cheyenne, with a low around 41. Showers are likely tonight in Pine Bluffs, with a chance of thunderstorms, and a low around 39. 

South Central:

Patchy fog this morning in Saratoga, otherwise mostly sunny, with a 20 percent chance of showers after noon and a high near 63. Sunny today in Rawlins, with a high near 63. Sunny and breezy today in Wamsutter, with a high near 59 and wind gusts as high as 20 mph.

There’s a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight in Saratoga, otherwise partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Rawlins has a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, with a low around 39. Mostly cloudy in Wamsutter tonight, with a slight chance of showers tonight, and a low around 35. 

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