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Severe weather possible for parts of northern, central Plains and Upper Midwest

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the northern and central Plains and Upper Midwest. The areas at risk include parts of western ND, eastern SD, northeastern NE, southwestern MN and northwestern IA. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats, but a tornado or two could occur, as well.
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20 Miles N Wapiti WY

7 Day Forecast

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Riverton, WY Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Scattered
Showers

High: 63 °F

Tonight

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Showers

Low: 50 °F

Thursday

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Scattered
Showers

High: 62 °F

Thursday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

Low: 46 °F

Friday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 59 °F

Friday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

Low: 43 °F

Saturday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 48 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

Low: 40 °F

Sunday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. North northwest wind 6 to 14 mph becoming west. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west southwest 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. West wind 13 to 18 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Friday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Friday Night Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Saturday A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Saturday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
  • Sunday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
  • Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Monday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.