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Winter storm for Rockies and High Plains

A storm system over the northern Rockies will move eastward towards the High Plains by Christmas Day. The system will produce snow over parts of the Great Basin, Rockies and High Plains on Christmas. Some of the snow will be heavy, with hazardous travel conditions. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect in these areas.
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14 Miles NW Centennial WY

7 Day Forecast

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Cheyenne, WY Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

Low: 18 °F

Christmas
Day

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 21 °FFalling Temperatures

Thursday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

Low: 0 °F

Friday

Chance Light Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Light Snow

High: 7 °F

Friday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: -7 °F

Saturday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 13 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 5 °F

Sunday

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

High: 15 °F

Sunday
Night

Snow Likely

Snow
Likely

Low: -1 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Snow likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Christmas Day Snow likely before 8am, then snow with areas of blowing snow after 8am. Temperature rising to near 21 by 11am, then falling to around 10 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
  • Thursday Night Snow with areas of blowing snow. Low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
  • Friday A 50 percent chance of light snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -10. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy.
  • Saturday Night A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Breezy.
  • Sunday A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Breezy.
  • Sunday Night Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -1.
  • Monday A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 3.
  • Monday Night A slight chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -4.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -14.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 5.