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Cheyenne residents could have up to 7 inches of snow tonight before sun returns later in the week


CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Residents have the possibility of 7 inches of snow tonight, according to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne.

There is a 20% chance of snow today, Jan. 17, with increasing cloud cover throughout the day and a high of 35. Winds will be southwest at 5–10 mph before shifting to the east-southeast in the afternoon. There is a 100% chance of snow tonight with the possibility of 3–7 inches. Winds will be to the east at 15 mph before shifting to the north-northeast after midnight.

Wednesday, Jan. 18, there is an 80% chance of snow with 1–2 inches possible. The high will be 25 with north winds at 15–20 mph and gusts of up to 30 mph. It will be partly cloudy in the evening with a low of 16. Winds to the west-northwest will blow at 15–20 mph and feature gusts of up to 30 mph.

The sun will return on Thursday, Jan. 19, with a high of 34. Winds will be in the west-northwest at 15–20 mph before decreasing to 10–15 mph. Gusts could reach 30 mph. The evening will be mostly cloudy with a low of 12.