Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Get Your Rain Gauge Ready: Warm with round of strong/severe thunderstorms today. Slow moving storm to bring multiple days of rain/thunder with some mountain snow. Significant rainfall in some locations. Flooding concerns.

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Wendy Corr

May 10, 20238 min read

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It’s Wednesday, May 10 – There’s a good possibility of severe weather today in the eastern and central parts of the Cowboy State, with the threat of flash flooding, damaging winds and large hail, and even an isolated tornado. 

Central:

Showers are likely in Casper today, with possibly a thunderstorm after noon, and a high near 74; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 28 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy today in Shoshoni, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, with a high near 73; winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Partly sunny and breezy in Glenrock today, with a high near 73, but showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon; some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. 

Breezy tonight in Casper, with showers likely, along with a possible thunderstorm, with a low around 51 and wind gusts as high as 23 mph. Showers are likely overnight in Shoshoni, with a possible thunderstorm, and a low around 46; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 28 mph. Showers are likely in Glenrock overnight, with possibly a thunderstorm, some of which could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds; breezy, with 10 to 20 mph winds, and a low around 49. 

Southwest:

There’s a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon in Evanston, with a high near 61. Partly sunny and breezy today in Green River, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 70; winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Showers are likely today in Cokeville, with the possibility of a thunderstorm in the afternoon, with a high near 57. 

Evanston has a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 35. Scattered showers and thunderstorms tonight in Green River, with a low around 43; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 21 mph. Cokeville has a slight chance of rain and snow showers overnight, with a low around 30. 

Western Wyoming:

Rain showers are likely today in Afton, with a high near 59. Isolated showers are expected this morning in Pinedale, with scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon, and a high near 60; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 25 mph. Cloudy and breezy today in La Barge, gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 63 and wind gusts as high as 24 mph; scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected this afternoon.

There’s a slight chance of rain and snow showers overnight in Afton, with some thunder also possible, and a low around 36. Scattered rain showers and snow showers are expected overnight in Pinedale, with a low around 35. Scattered rain showers and snow showers tonight in La Barge, with a low around 36; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 21 mph. 

Northwest:

Showers are likely today in Dubois, and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, otherwise partly sunny and breezy, with a high near 60 and winds gusting as high as 21 mph. Scattered showers and thunderstorms today in Jackson, with possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, and a high near 62. In Yellowstone National Park today, scattered showers are expected in the morning, then showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, with a high near 62. 

Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm overnight in Dubois, with a low around 41; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 21 mph. Scattered rain showers and snow showers overnight in Jackson, with a low around 35. Scattered rain showers turn to a slight chance of rain and snow showers overnight in Yellowstone, with a low around 35. 

Bighorn Basin:

Showers are likely today in Thermopolis, and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, otherwise partly sunny and breezy, with a high near 73 and wind gusts as high as 23 mph. Cody can expect scattered showers this afternoon, otherwise mostly cloudy and breezy, with a high near 68 and wind gusts as high as 33 mph. Partly sunny and breezy today in Ten Sleep, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, and a high near 73; winds could gust as high as 23 mph. 

Thermopolis can expect showers and possibly a thunderstorm overnight, with a low around 49; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 25 mph. Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm overnight in Cody, with a low around 50; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 32 mph. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected overnight in Ten Sleep, with a low around 47; breezy, with gusts as high as 21 mph. 

North Central:

Partly sunny and breezy today in Buffalo, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, and a high near 68; winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Partly sunny in Sheridan today, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 68. Partly sunny today in Big Horn, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 68. 

Buffalo can expect showers and possibly a thunderstorm overnight, with a low around 50; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 33 mph. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected tonight in Sheridan (some of the storms could produce heavy rain), with a low around 46. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm tonight in Big Horn, some of which could produce heavy rain, and a low around 45.

Northeast:

Increasing clouds today in Gillette, with showers and thunderstorms likely late this afternoon, with some of the storms severe, and a high near 71; winds could gust as high as 23 mph. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in Newcastle this afternoon, some of which could be severe, with a high near 73; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 24 mph. Increasing clouds today in Upton, with showers and thunderstorms likely in the late afternoon, some of which could be severe, and a high near 75; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 22 mph. 

Showers and thunderstorms are expected overnight in Gillette, with some of the storms possibly severe, and a low around 47; breezy, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Newcastle can expect showers and thunderstorms tonight, some of which could be severe, and a low around 51; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 25 mph. Showers and thunderstorms are predicted for Upton overnight (some could be severe), with a low around 49; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 24 mph. 

Eastern Plains:

Partly sunny and breezy today in Douglas, with a high near 73 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph; showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon, some of which could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Partly sunny and breezy in Wheatland today, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon, with large hail and damaging winds possible. Partly sunny and breezy today in Guernsey, with a high near 74 and wind gusts as high as 30 mph; showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon, with large hail and damaging winds possible. 

Douglas can expect showers and possibly a thunderstorm overnight, with large hail and damaging winds possible, and a low around 48; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected tonight in Wheatland, and some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 25 mph, and a low around 51. Guernsey can expect showers and possibly a thunderstorm overnight, with large hail and damaging winds possible, and a low around 51; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 30 mph.

Southeast:

Partly sunny and breezy today in Laramie, with a high near 68 and wind gusts as high as 35 mph; showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon, some of which could bring large hail and damaging winds. There’s a slight chance of showers this morning in Cheyenne, with areas of fog, then showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon, some of which could bring large hail and damaging winds, and a high near 68. Partly sunny and breezy today in Medicine Bow, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon; winds could gust as high as 30 mph. 

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected overnight in Laramie, with a low around 42 and wind gusts as high as 25 mph. Cheyenne can expect showers and possibly a thunderstorm tonight, with a low around 46. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected in Medicine Bow tonight, with a low around 43. 

South Central:

Partly sunny today in Saratoga, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon and a high near 71. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon today in Rawlins, otherwise partly sunny, with a high near 70. Baggs can expect partly sunny skies today, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 74. 

Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm overnight in Saratoga, with a low around 40. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected tonight in Rawlins, with a low around 44. There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening in Baggs, then showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight, with a low around 41. 

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