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Severe weather possible for parts of central, northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central and northern Plains, from northeastern Nebraska across parts of eastern and northern South Dakota. Large hail will be the main risk, though a tornado or two is possible, as well.
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6 Miles ENE Tower Junction WY

7 Day Forecast

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Riverton, WY Local Forecast Office

Today

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 52 °F

Tonight

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain/Snow

Low: 28 °F

Wednesday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 48 °F

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 27 °F

Thursday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 50 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 27 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 57 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 29 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Scattered showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Tonight Scattered rain showers before 10pm, then scattered rain and snow showers between 10pm and midnight, then scattered snow showers after midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Wednesday Scattered snow showers before 9am, then scattered rain and snow showers between 9am and noon, then a slight chance of rain showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.
  • Thursday A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.