Storms in the Plains; Fire Weather Threats in the Southwest and Southeast

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains. Strong storms may also develop in the Central Great Basin and North Plains. Dry, gusty winds will produce critical fire weather in the Southwest, and elevated threats in U.P. of Michigan and the Southeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Riverton Regional Airport (KRIW)

Lat: 43.06219°NLon: 108.44701°WElev: 5443ft.

Mostly Clear

63°F

17°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed ESE 6 MPH
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.58 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 May 03:10 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Riverton WY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 61. North northeast wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 5 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 61. North northeast wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 5 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Riverton WY
 43.02°N 108.35°W (Elev. 4905 ft)
2:52 pm MDT May 15, 2021
3pm MDT May 15, 2021-6pm MDT May 21, 2021
 
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