Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Casper, Natrona County International Airport (KCPR)

Lat: 42.9°NLon: 106.47°WElev: 5348ft.

Fair

57°F

14°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 3:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Shirley Basin WY

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Shirley Basin WY
 42.38°N 106.23°W (Elev. 7211 ft)
3:13 am MDT Aug 18, 2018
4am MDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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