Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Thursday, May 11, 2023

Cool and Wet: Slow moving storm to bring multiple days of rain/thunder and mountain snow across Wyoming. Significant rainfall in some areas. Flooding concerns. Remaining cool and unsettled thru weekend.

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Wendy Corr

May 11, 20238 min read

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It’s Thursday, May 11 – and today’s temps will be cooler, with showers likely across the state. Thunderstorms with heavy rains are expected throughout the Cowboy State today, so watch your rain gauges as the precipitation continues for the next couple of days. Flood watches are in place in the low lying areas, especially in the north central part of the state.

Central:

Showers are likely today in Riverton, with a high near 62; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 23 mph. Showers and thunderstorms are likely today in Casper, with a high near 57; breezy, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy today in Shoshoni, with showers likely, and a high near 62; winds could gust as high as 28 mph. 

Riverton has a 40 percent chance of showers overnight, with a low around 44; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 21 mph. Showers are likely overnight in Casper, with possibly a thunderstorm in the evening, and a low around 47; breezy, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in Shoshoni, with a 40 percent chance of showers and a low around 43; winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

Southwest:

Mostly cloudy and breezy today in Rock Springs, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 64; winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Sunny today in Evanston, with a high near 56. Sunny in Lyman today, with a high near 61. 

Mostly cloudy and breezy in Rock Springs overnight, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms and a low around 40; winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Partly cloudy tonight in Evanston, with a low around 33. There’s a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight in Lyman, otherwise partly cloudy, with a low around 38. 

Western Wyoming:

Partly sunny and breezy today in Pinedale, with a 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon, and a high near 57; winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Partly sunny and breezy in Big Piney, with a high near 61 and winds gusting as high as 28 mph. Partly sunny today in Alpine, with a 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon, and a high near 60. 

Mostly cloudy and blustery in Pinedale overnight, with a low around 30 and wind gusts as high as 28 mph. Mostly cloudy and blustery tonight in Big Piney, with a low around 29 and gusts as high as 25 mph. Partly cloudy and breezy in Alpine tonight, with a low around 31 and winds gusting as high as 21 mph.

Northwest:

Partly sunny and breezy today in Jackson, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 59; winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy in Dubois today, with a slight chance of showers in the morning and a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 58; winds could gust as high as 28 mph. There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon in Yellowstone National Park, with a high near 58; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 28 mph. 

Partly cloudy in Jackson overnight, with a slight chance of showers, and a low around 30. There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in Dubois, with a low around 35. Visitors to Yellowstone National Park can expect a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 40; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 24 mph. 

Bighorn Basin:

Showers are likely this morning in Cody, otherwise mostly cloudy and breezy, with a high near 59 and wind gusts as high as 28 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy in Powell today, with a 50 percent chance of showers and a high near 63, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Thermopolis can expect showers this afternoon, with a high near 64; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 25 mph. 

Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in Cody, with a 30 percent chance of showers, and a low around 42; winds could gust as high as 21 mph. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers tonight in Powell, with a low around 45; breezy, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy in Thermopolis tonight, with a 40 percent chance of showers and a low around 42; winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

North Central:

Sheridan can expect showers and possibly thunderstorms this morning and this afternoon, and some of the storms could produce heavy rain; breezy, with a high near 55 and winds 15 to 21 mph. Cloudy and windy today in Buffalo, with showers and thunderstorms likely; winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Showers are likely in Ranchester today, with possibly a thunderstorm, and a high near 53; winds 16 to 22 mph. 

Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in Sheridan, with showers likely, and a low around 45. Mostly cloudy and windy in Buffalo overnight, with a 50% chance of showers and a low around 44; winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Showers are likely tonight in Ranchester, with a low around 44 and winds 18 to 23 mph. 

Northeast:

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected today in Sundance, with a high near 61. Gillette can expect showers and possibly a thunderstorm today, with a high near 55; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 31 mph. Today in Hulett, showers and possibly a thunderstorm are likely, with a high near 63. 

Sundance can expect showers and possibly a thunderstorm overnight, with a low around 45; breezy, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected tonight in Gillette, with a low around 46; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 37 mph. Showers are expected tonight in Hulett, and possibly a thunderstorm, with a low around 47; breezy, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Eastern Plains:

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected today in Torrington, with the possibility of heavy rain, and patchy fog in the morning, and a high near 63. Lusk can expect showers and possibly a thunderstorm today, with patchy fog in the morning, and a high near 59. Cloudy and breezy today in Midwest, with showers and thunderstorms likely and  a high near 55, with gusts as high as 24 mph. 

Torrington can expect showers and possibly a thunderstorm overnight, with heavy rain and patchy fog possible, and a low around 46; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 35 mph. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected tonight in Lusk, along with patchy fog and a low around 42; windy, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Cloudy and breezy overnight in Midwest, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, and a low around 45; winds could gust as high as 25 mph. 

Southeast:

Cheyenne can expect some patchy fog this morning, with showers and possibly a thunderstorm, and a high near 56. Showers are likely today in Laramie, with the possibility of a thunderstorm, and patchy fog, with a high near 54. Showers in Pine Bluffs today, with thunderstorms also possible and patchy fog this morning, and a high near 59. 

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected tonight in Cheyenne, with some patchy fog and a low around 42; breezy, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Laramie can expect showers and possibly a thunderstorm overnight, with patchy fog and a low around 39; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Showers are likely tonight in Pine Bluffs, and possibly a thunderstorm, with patchy fog in the evening, and a low around 43; windy, with gusts as high as 40 mph. 

South Central:

Rawlins can expect showers and possibly a thunderstorm today, with a high near 54. Showers are likely today in Encampment, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm in the morning, along with patchy fog, and a high near 50. Cloudy and breezy today in Wamsutter, with showers in the morning, and a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, with a high near 55 and wind gusts as high as 24 mph. 

Showers are likely overnight in Rawlins, and possibly a thunderstorm, with a low around 42. Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm overnight in Encampment, with a low around 39. Mostly cloudy and breezy tonight in Wamsutter, with a 50 percent chance of showers and a low around 38, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

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