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NWS: Southeast Wyo to see highs in the 80s, thunderstorm risk, and possible snow by next weekend


CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Mostly sunny conditions are expected in southeast Wyoming on Sunday ahead of increased thunderstorm chances and warming temperatures early in the week, according to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne. Temperatures are expected to drop sharply on Friday, with chances of rain and snow appearing throughout the following weekend.

NWS Cheyenne

Cheyenne will likely see a high around 71 Sunday. Monday should be the warmest day of the week, with temperatures climbing well into the 80s across much of eastern Wyoming, the NWS said.

Rain is possible in Cheyenne after noon Monday, with a chance of thunderstorms after 3 p.m. and a 30% chance of precipitation overall.

Areas along and east of the Laramie Range are at “marginal risk” of severe thunderstorms Tuesday, with a 50% chance of precipitation in Cheyenne, mostly before 3 p.m.

NWS Cheyenne

Cheyenne’s forecast high Wednesday is 75, with a 20% chance of showers after noon. Thursday brings chances of yet another high wind event to southeastern Wyoming, though temperatures should remain in the mid-70s east of the Laramie Range, the NWS said.

Friday’s high temperatures will drop to around 51 in Cheyenne. Some forecast models indicate “high chances of rain and snow over all of southeast Wyoming,” though other models call for less precipitation.