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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Riverton WY

7 Day Forecast

Riverton, WY

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Overnight

Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

Low: 3 °C

Wednesday

Windy

Windy

High: 13 °C

Wednesday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: -3 °C

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 17 °C

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 1 °C

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 19 °C

Friday
Night

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 4 °C

Saturday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 17 °C

Saturday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

Low: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight A slight chance of rain showers before 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy, with a west wind around 50 km/h, with gusts as high as 80 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Windy, with a west wind 40 to 50 km/h, with gusts as high as 75 km/h.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Breezy, with a southwest wind 24 to 34 km/h decreasing to 14 to 24 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. West wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Southwest wind 14 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. South southwest wind 11 to 13 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. South southwest wind 16 to 18 km/h becoming southeast after midnight.
  • Saturday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Saturday Night A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
  • Sunday A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Sunday Night A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
  • Monday A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
  • Monday Night A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Wind River Basin, WY