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Sunny, warm conditions expected after somewhat chilly Thanksgiving

Interstate 25 facing north Nov. 6 between Cheyenne and Chugwater. (WYDOT)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Tranquil conditions are in store for Thanksgiving and Black Friday ahead of an approaching cold front that will bring increased winds over the weekend.

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne is calling for a sunny 37-degree Thanksgiving Day with a north-northwest wind of 15–20 mph with gusts of up to 30 mph. Tonight will be clear with a low around 21.

Things will really warm up Friday with a high of 54 degrees and western winds at around 10 mph. Friday night will be clear with a low near 29, according to the forecast.

Saturday will also be warm ahead of a slight chance for snow later in the night. As clouds increase throughout the day, the high should reach around 51 degrees. It will be breezy with a northwest wind of 15–20 mph.


There’s a 20% chance for snow before midnight, and then skies will remain mostly cloudy. A low near 21 is expected.

More on the forecast is available at the National Weather Service website.