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Coming week to start under high wind watch


CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The coming week will begin with some very blustery weather. In response, the National Weather Service in Cheyenne has declared a high wind watch that lasts most of Monday and into Tuesday.

Monday will see wind speeds of up to 35 mph in the morning, and they are only expected to increase as the day goes on, ultimately reaching speeds of up to 45 mph by mid-afternoon. Wind gusts could be as strong as 60 mph, the NWS in Cheyenne reports. Tuesday’s winds will be slightly weaker though still strong, with speeds of up to roughly 35 mph and gusts of 50 mph possible.

Monday’s forecast also includes a chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, followed by a slight chance of scattered rain throughout the remainder of the day. The NWS in Cheyenne reports a high temperature of 52 degrees.

Tuesday’s forecast is very similar: The NWS in Cheyenne predicts a chance of rain showers between noon and 4 p.m., followed by a chance of snow showers after 4.