Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Riverton, Riverton Regional Airport (KRIW)

Lat: 43.06194°NLon: 108.44639°WElev: 5525ft.

Fair

11°C

51°F

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 3°C (37°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 27 May 7:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Riverton WY

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming west southwest 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 20 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West southwest wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming east 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West southwest wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light southwest.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. West wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind around 8 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind 11 to 13 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind 11 to 21 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming west southwest 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West southwest wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming east 5 to 10 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West southwest wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light southwest.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. West wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind around 8 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind 11 to 21 km/h.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Riverton WY
 43.04°N 108.41°W (Elev. 1538 m)
5:57 am MDT May 27, 2016
8am MDT May 27, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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