Critical Fire Weather For Parts of the Central U.S. and Guam; Cold Front to Move Through the Great Lakes

Dry conditions and gusty winds will contribute to critical fire weather across parts of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Guam, and the Dakotas today. A cold front crossing the Great Lakes will bring periods of rain showers and some higher elevation snow showers to the Midwest, Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, and Northeast Tuesday into Wednesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rock Springs, Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport (KRKS)

Lat: 41.59417°NLon: 109.06528°WElev: 6759.0ft.

Clear

61°F

16°C

Humidity 18%
Wind Speed W 13 MPH
Barometer 30.0 in (1015.92 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Apr 12:05 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles E Rock Springs WY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. East wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: 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 69. Light south southwest wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63. East wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Wednesday
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 69. Light south southwest wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles E Rock Springs WY
 41.59°N 109.07°W (Elev. 6604 ft)
10:44 am MDT Apr 22, 2024
12pm MDT Apr 22, 2024-6pm MDT Apr 28, 2024
 
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