Don Day Wyoming Weather Forecast: Friday, January 12, 2024

High Wind Warnings and Winter Weather Warnings/Advisories across all of Wyoming on Friday. Most communities can expect several inches of snow, wind gusts as high as 55 mph, and dangerously low wind chills between -20 and -55.

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Andrew Rossi

January 12, 20247 min read

Sunrise in Crowheart, Wyoming, on Jan 7, 2024.
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High Wind Warnings and Winter Weather Warnings/Advisories across all of Wyoming on Friday. Most communities can expect several inches of snow, wind gusts as high as 55 mph, and dangerously low wind chills between -20 and -55.

Central:

Casper: A Wind Chill Warning is in effect with wind chills as low as -25. Otherwise, expect it to be mostly cloudy today with morning snow showers and high near 15, then mostly cloudy overnight with a low around -17.

Riverton: A Wind Chill Watch is in effect with wind chills as low as -35. Otherwise, it should be partly sunny today with patchy fog in the morning, snow showers and high near 9, then mostly cloudy overnight with isolated snow showers and a low around -19.

Jeffrey City: A Wind Chill Watch is in effect with wind chills as low as -15. Otherwise, it should be partly sunny today with scattered snow showers and a high near 18, then mostly cloudy overnight with isolated snow showers and a low around -17. Wind gusts could get as high as 50 mph.

Southwest:

Evanston: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect today and over the weekend with up to nine inches of heavy, blowing snow on Friday. It should be windy today with a high near 23, then mostly cloudy overnight with snow and a low around 12. Wind gusts could get as high as 46 mph.

Rock Springs: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect with widespread, blowing snow. Expect it to be partly sunny today with a high near 23, then mostly cloudy overnight with scattered snow showers and a low around 8. Wind gusts could get as high as 50 mph.

Lyman: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect with widespread, blowing snow. Expect it to be partly sunny today with a high near 26, then mostly cloudy overnight with scattered snow showers and a low around 12. Wind gusts could get as high as 55 mph.

Western Wyoming:

Pinedale: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect with widespread, blowing snow. Look for it to be mostly cloudy today with a high near 16, then mostly cloudy overnight with scattered snow showers and a low around -6. Wind gusts could get as high as 49 mph.

Alpine: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect with up to five inches of snow. It should be windy today with a high near 18, then mostly cloudy and breezy overnight with scattered snow showers and a low around 1. Wind gusts could get as high as 38 mph.

Big Piney: A Wintery Weather Advisory is in effect with widespread, blowing snow. Expect it to be mostly cloudy today with a high near 21 and mostly cloudy overnight with blowing snow with a low around -3. Wind gusts could get as high as 49 mph.

Northwest:

Dubois: Watch for a Wind Chill Advisory this afternoon. Otherwise, expect it to be partly sunny today with a high near 17 and mostly cloudy overnight with scattered snow showers and a low around -7. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph during the day.

Jackson: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect with up to six inches of snow. It should be mostly cloudy today with a high near 18, then mostly cloudy and breezy overnight with scattered snow showers and a low around -5. Wind gusts could get as high as 36 mph.

Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect with up to five inches of snow. Look for it to be partly sunny today with a high near 9, then partly cloudy overnight with scattered snow showers and a low around -19.

Bighorn Basin:

Thermopolis: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect. Expect it to be mostly cloudy today with scattered snow showers and a high near 0, then mostly cloudy overnight with a low around -21. Wind chills could get as low as -30.

Cody: A Wind Chill Warning is in effect with wind chills as low as -35. Look for it to be mostly cloudy today with a high near -12 and mostly cloudy overnight with a low around -23.

Greybull: A Wind Chill Warning is in effect with wind chills as low as -35. It should be mostly cloudy today with a high near 1 and mostly cloudy overnight with a low around -20.

North Central:

Buffalo: A Wind Chill Warning is in effect with wind chills as low as -40. It should be mostly cloudy today with blowing snow and a high near -5, then mostly cloudy overnight with isolated snow showers and a low around -21.

Sheridan: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect with wind chills as low as -40. Look for it to be snowy today with a high near 0 and snowy overnight with a low around -25.

Ranchester: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect with wind chills as low as -50. Expect it to be mostly cloudy today with blowing snow and a high near -4, then mostly cloudy overnight with a low around -26.

Northeast:

Gillette: A Wind Chill Warning is in effect with wind chills as low as -40. It should be mostly cloudy today with blowing snow and a high near 3, then mostly cloudy overnight with blowing snow and a low around -25.

Sundance: A Wind Chill Warning is in effect with wind chills as low as -53. Look for it to be snowy today with a high near 0 and mostly cloudy overnight with more snow and a low near around -27.

Moorcroft: A Wind Chill Warning is in effect with wind chills as low as -51. Expect it to be mostly cloudy today with a high near -2 and mostly cloudy overnight with more snow and a low around -28.

Eastern Plains:

Torrington: A Wind Chill Warning is in effect Friday and all weekend, with wind chills as low as -20. Expect it to be partly sunny today with a high near 19 and mostly cloudy overnight with more snow and a low around -21.

Wheatland: A Wind Chill Warning is in effect with wind chills as low as -50. Look for it to be partly sunny today with blowing snow and a high near 21, then mostly cloudy overnight with a chance of snow and a low around -22.

Kaycee: A Wind Chill Warning is in effect with wind chills as low as -35. Expect it to be mostly cloudy today with scattered snow showers and a high near -1, then mostly clear overnight with more snow and a low around -23.

Southeast:

Cheyenne: Wind Chill and High Wind Warnings are in effect with wind gusts as high as 55 mph and wind chills as low as -40. It should be partly sunny today with snow flurries and a high near 24, then mostly cloud overnight with up to three inches of snow and a low around -17.

Laramie: A High Wind Warning and Winter Weather Advisory are in effect with wind gusts as high as 45 mph and wind chills as low as -30 Look for it to be mostly cloudy today with blowing snow and a high near 22, then mostly cloudy overnight with a low around -20.

Chugwater: A High Wind Warning and Winter Weather Advisory are in effect with wind gusts as high as 65 mph and wind chills as low as -45. Expect it to be partly sunny today with a high near 42, then mostly cloudy overnight with up to two inches of snow and a low around -20.

South Central:

Rawlins: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect. Look for it to be mostly cloudy today with up to two inches of snow and a high near 17, then mostly cloudy overnight with blowing snow and a low around -3.

Encampment: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect with wind gusts as high as 55 mph and up to seven inches of snow. Expect blowing snow today with a high near 16 and more snow overnight with a low around 10. Wind chills could get as low as -15.

Hanna: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect. Watch for blowing snow today, otherwise it should be mostly cloudy with up to two inches of snow and a high near 16, then mostly cloudy overnight with a low around -6. Wind gusts could get as high as 60 mph.

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