Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Riverton, Riverton Regional Airport (KRIW)

Lat: 43.06194°NLon: 108.44639°WElev: 5525ft.

Fair

14°C

58°F

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed ENE 5 MPH
Barometer 29.96 in (1011.1 mb)
Dewpoint 5°C (41°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 25 May 10:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Riverton WY

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Light and variable wind becoming west 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 17 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. West northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 4 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 19. West southwest wind 9 to 14 km/h becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 19 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 13 to 18 km/h in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 5 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming southwest 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 19 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 26 km/h becoming northeast 5 to 10 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 20 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Light and variable wind becoming west 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. West northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. West southwest wind 9 to 14 km/h becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 13 to 18 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming southwest 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 26 km/h becoming northeast 5 to 10 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Riverton WY
 43.04°N 108.41°W (Elev. 1538 m)
9:57 am MDT May 25, 2016
11am MDT May 25, 2016-6pm MDT May 31, 2016
 
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