Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Casper, Natrona County International Airport (KCPR)

Lat: 42.83°NLon: -106.34°WElev: 5348ft.

Mostly Cloudy

6°C

42°F

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed NNW 25 G 36 MPH
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint -2°C (29°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill0°C (32°F)
Last update 13 Feb 4:05 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Casper WY

High Wind Warning until February 13, 06:00pm
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High Wind Warning
  •  
    High Wind Warning until February 13, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sat

    High Wind Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 11 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 40 km/h decreasing to 18 to 28 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 8. Windy, with a southwest wind 34 to 39 km/h increasing to 45 to 50 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 8 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 24 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 10. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 27 to 32 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 10 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. West wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. West southwest wind 18 to 23 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 40 km/h decreasing to 18 to 28 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 8. Windy, with a southwest wind 34 to 39 km/h increasing to 45 to 50 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 24 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 10. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 27 to 32 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. West wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. West southwest wind 18 to 23 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Windy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Breezy.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Casper WY
 42.83°N 106.34°W (Elev. 1596 m)
3:12 pm MST Feb 13, 2016
4pm MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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