Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Riverton, Riverton Regional Airport (KRIW)

Lat: 43.04°NLon: -108.41°WElev: 5525ft.

Fair

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SSE 5 MPH
Barometer 30.17 in (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 11 Feb 12:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Riverton WY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Light west southwest wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. South southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Light west southwest wind.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. South southwest wind around 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Riverton WY
 43.04°N 108.41°W (Elev. 5046 ft)
1:13 am MST Feb 11, 2016
1am MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 17, 2016
 
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