Pacific Storm; Plains Temperature Records; Critical Fire Weather

A Pacific storm could bring areas of heavy snow and gusty winds from Wyoming into Minnesota Tuesday night into Wednesday. Ahead of this, temperatures in the central and northern Plains Tuesday will threaten two dozen or more high temperatures records. Dry, gusty winds are supporting critical fire weather for portions of the southern High Plains and southern Rockies Tuesday through Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Riverton Regional Airport (KRIW)

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

Clear

49°F

9°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed SE 4 MPH
Barometer 29.75 in (1007.45 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 08 Mar 08:53 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

Riverton WY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 7 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then snow showers.  Low around 25. North northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 7 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then snow showers. Low around 25. North northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Riverton WY
 43.02°N 108.35°W (Elev. 4905 ft)
8:35 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
9pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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