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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Riverton Regional Airport (KRIW)

Lat: 43.06219°NLon: 108.44701°WElev: 5443ft.

Fair

53°F

12°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed WSW 9 MPH
Barometer 29.79 in (1007.2 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Mar 6:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Riverton WY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a north wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery, with a north wind 16 to 21 mph becoming northwest 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 58. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow
    then Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered rain showers after 7pm, mixing with snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. South southwest wind around 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a north wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Rain likely before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery, with a north wind 16 to 21 mph becoming northwest 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 58. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Scattered rain showers after 7pm, mixing with snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 33. South southwest wind around 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Scattered rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Riverton WY
 43.04°N 108.41°W (Elev. 5046 ft)
4:03 pm MDT Mar 22, 2017
7pm MDT Mar 22, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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