Heavy Snow for the North-Central U.S.; Bitter Cold and a Second Storm to Follow

Heavy snow will develop overnight in the Dakotas and move into northern Minnesota on Thursday. Light sleet and freezing rain accumulations will be possible south of the area of heavy snow from South Dakota into central Minnesota. Bitter cold temperatures will follow this weekend along with another storm impacting the Pacific Northwest starting Friday then moving down the Rockies through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Riverton Regional Airport (KRIW)

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

light snow

36°F

2°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NNE 10 MPH
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.19 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 22 Oct 12:20 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Riverton WY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. North northeast wind around 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. North northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9pm.  Widespread frost after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Frost

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers, mainly after noon.  High near 37. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 4. North wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -2 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. North northeast wind around 11 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. North northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9pm. Widespread frost after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the evening.
Saturday
Snow showers, mainly after noon. High near 37. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers. Low around 4. North wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Riverton WY
 43.02°N 108.35°W (Elev. 4905 ft)
8:45 pm MDT Oct 21, 2020
12am MDT Oct 22, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 27, 2020
 
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