Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Casper, Natrona County International Airport (KCPR)

Lat: 42.8975°NLon: 106.47306°WElev: 5348.0ft.

Clear

46°F

8°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed SW 33 MPH
Barometer 29.55 in (1000.68 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 26 Feb 09:20 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Mountain View WY

High Wind Warning until February 26, 08:00pm
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High Wind Warning
  •  
    High Wind Warning until February 26, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Mon

    High Wind Warning

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 29 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly after 11pm.  Patchy blowing snow between 2am and 3am. Low around 14. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 24 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 19 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. Breezy, with a southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 38. Windy, with a southwest wind 28 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 38 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 51. Windy, with a southwest wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Windy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 29 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly after 11pm. Patchy blowing snow between 2am and 3am. Low around 14. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 24 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. North wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. Breezy, with a southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Windy, with a southwest wind 28 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 51. Windy, with a southwest wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Windy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Windy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Windy.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Windy.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Mountain View WY
 42.89°N 106.46°W (Elev. 5344 ft)
8:59 am MST Feb 26, 2024
9am MST Feb 26, 2024-6pm MST Mar 3, 2024
 
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