Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Wednesday, May 17, 2023

It’s Wednesday, May 17 – and the next couple of days will be cooler and wetter for much of the region, before conditions dry out and begin to warm on Friday. That warming trend continues through the weekend into next week. A few isolated strong to severe storms are possible today.

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Wendy Corr

May 17, 20238 min read

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It’s Wednesday, May 17 – and the next couple of days will be cooler and wetter for much of the region, before conditions dry out and begin to warm on Friday. That warming trend continues through the weekend into next week. A few isolated strong to severe storms are possible today.

Central:

Sunny and breezy in Riverton today, with scattered showers and thunderstorms and a high near 76; winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Sunny and breezy today in Casper, with scattered showers and thunderstorms and a high near 73; winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Sunny and breezy in Shoshoni today, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 75; winds could gust as high as 20 mph. 

Riverton can expect scattered showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 46; breezy, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Showers are likely tonight in Casper, with the possibility of a thunderstorm before midnight, then scattered showers and a low around 49; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 24 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in Shoshoni, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, and a low around 46; winds could gust as high as 28 mph. 

Southwest:

Sunny and breezy today in Rock Springs, with a high near 74; winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Mostly sunny in Evanston today, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 69. Sunny and breezy over South Pass today, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 64; winds could gust as high as 37 mph. 

Partly cloudy and breezy in Rock Springs overnight, with a low around 42 and winds gusting as high as 26 mph. Partly cloudy tonight in Evanston, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a low around 39. Mostly cloudy and breezy over South Pass tonight, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening, and a low around 41; winds could gust as high as 23 mph. 

Western Wyoming:

Mostly sunny and breezy today in Alpine, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 72; winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Sunny and breezy in Pinedale today, with isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon, and a high near 66; winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy today in Big Piney, with a high near 68 and winds gusting as high as 37 mph.

Partly cloudy in Alpine overnight, with isolated showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 38. Partly cloudy tonight in Pinedale, with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening, and a low around 36. Partly cloudy and breezy tonight in Big Piney, with a low around 35 and wind gusts as high as 28 mph.

Northwest:

Mostly sunny and breezy today in Dubois, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 69; winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy in Jackson today, with isolated showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 72; winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected throughout the day in Yellowstone National Park, with a high near 63; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 20 mph. 

Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in Dubois, with scattered showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 40; winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Partly cloudy tonight in Jackson, with isolated showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 35. Yellowstone can expect scattered showers and thunderstorms tonight, with a low around 40. 

Bighorn Basin:

Partly sunny and breezy today in Cody, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm in the afternoon, with a high near 67; winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Increasing clouds in Thermopolis today, with scattered showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 73; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 24 mph. Partly sunny and breezy today in Lovell, with scattered showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 70; winds could gust as high as 33 mph. 

Mostly cloudy and breezy in Cody overnight, with scattered showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 45; winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm tonight in Thermopolis, with a low around 46; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 23 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in Lovell, with isolated showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 45; winds could gust as high as 24 mph. 

North Central:

Sheridan has a chance of showers and thunderstorms today, with a high near 68. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in Buffalo today, with a high near 65; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 33 mph. Showers are likely today in Dayton, with the possibility of a thunderstorm, and a high near 64; winds increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the morning. 

Mostly cloudy overnight in Sheridan, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 44. Mostly cloudy and breezy in Buffalo tonight, with scattered showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 45; winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Mostly cloudy in Dayton overnight, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 43. 

Northeast:

Sundance has a chance of showers and thunderstorms today, with a high near 68; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 21 mph. Increasing clouds in Gillette today, with a chance of showers and the possibility of a thunderstorm, and a high near 68; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 28 mph. Hulett can expect increasing clouds, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 72; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 21 mph. 

Mostly cloudy overnight in Sundance, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 43; breezy, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Mostly cloudy and breezy tonight in Gillette, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 46; winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Cloudy tonight in Hulett, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 44; breezy, with wind gusts as high as 20 mph.

Eastern Plains:

Torrington can expect patchy fog this morning, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon (some storms could produce small hail); otherwise, mostly sunny with a high near 78. Mostly sunny today in Lusk, although showers are likely this afternoon, with possibly a thunderstorm that could produce small hail, and a high near 73; breezy, with winds gusting as high as 25 mph. Mostly sunny and breezy today in Kaycee, with scattered showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 70; winds could gust as high as 31 mph. 

There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight in Torrington, some of which could produce small hail; otherwise mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Mostly cloudy and breezy tonight in Lusk, with a chance of showers, and thunderstorms that could produce small hail; breezy, with gusts as high as 30 mph, and a low around 44. Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in Kaycee, with scattered showers and thunderstorms, and a low around 45; winds could gust as high as 28 mph. 

Southeast:

Mostly sunny today in Cheyenne, with showers likely, and thunderstorms after noon that could produce small hail, and a high near 74. Sunny in Laramie today, with a 40 percent chance of showers, and thunderstorms which could produce small hail; with a high near 69. Mostly sunny today in Pine Bluffs, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, some of which could produce small hail, and a high near 75. 

Showers are likely overnight in Cheyenne, and possibly thunderstorms that could produce small hail, with a low around 46. Partly cloudy tonight in Laramie, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, some of which could produce small hail, and a low around 42. Showers and thunderstorms are likely overnight in Pine Bluffs, some of which could produce small hail, and a low around 46. 

South Central:

Sunny today in Rawlins, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, some of which could produce small hail, and a high near 72. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon in Encampment, some of the storms could produce small hail; otherwise sunny, with a high near 69. Sunny and breezy today in Wamsutter, with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, and a high near 68; winds could gust as high as 20 mph. 

Rawlins has a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, some of which could produce small hail; otherwise partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Encampment can expect a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening, and some of the storms could produce small hail; otherwise partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Mostly cloudy and breezy overnight in Wamsutter, with isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight, and a low around 42; winds could gust as high as 23 mph. 

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