Heavy rain in portions of the West. Severe Weather Threat Increasing in the Plains this Weekend

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible in the High Plains on Saturday. Severe weather chances will increase in the Plains by Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Casper, Natrona County International Airport (KCPR)

Lat: 42.8975°NLon: 106.47306°WElev: 5348ft.

Lt Rain

53°F

12°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NNE 26 G 38 MPH
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 06 May 7:14 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Casper WYSimilar City Names

Flood Watch May 7, 06:00am until May 8, 06:00pm
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Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Low around 46. Breezy, with an east wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Breezy. Heavy
    Rain then
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  High near 56. Windy, with an east wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Windy

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Low around 41. Breezy, with an east wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Breezy. Heavy
    Rain then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 58. East northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Low around 46. Breezy, with an east wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. High near 56. Windy, with an east wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Low around 41. Breezy, with an east wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 58. East northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy.
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Casper WYSimilar City Names
 42.83°N 106.34°W (Elev. 5236 ft)
6:57 pm MDT May 6, 2016
7pm MDT May 6, 2016-6pm MDT May 13, 2016
 
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