Powerful Storm for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Plains; Lake Effect Snow across New York State

Powerful storm will impact most of the West for the remainder of this week and into the first weekend for the month of March. Heavy precipitation, strong winds and blizzard conditions for the mountains are expected. Downwind of Lake Ontario, heavy lake effect snow will affect Upstate New York through today. For the Plains, dry and breezy conditions will raise critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Casper, Natrona County International Airport (KCPR)

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

Clear

34°F

1°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed SSW 21 MPH
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.19 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 29 Feb 07:35 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Casper WY

High Wind Watch March 1, 02:00am until March 1, 05:00pm
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High Wind Watch
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 51. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Very windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 31 mph increasing to 36 to 41 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Very
    Windy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers, mainly after 4pm.  Sunny, with a high near 52. Very windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Very Windy.
    Sunny then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered rain showers before 10pm, then scattered rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered rain and snow showers before 10am, then scattered rain showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Very windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 31 mph increasing to 33 to 38 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Very Windy.
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered rain and snow showers before 9pm, then scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Windy, with a southwest wind 29 to 34 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Isolated snow showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 51. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Very windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 31 mph increasing to 36 to 41 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.
Friday
Scattered showers, mainly after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 52. Very windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Scattered rain showers before 10pm, then scattered rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
Scattered rain and snow showers before 10am, then scattered rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Very windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 31 mph increasing to 33 to 38 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers before 9pm, then scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Windy, with a southwest wind 29 to 34 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Scattered snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Isolated snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Casper WY
 42.83°N 106.34°W (Elev. 5236 ft)
7:44 am MST Feb 29, 2024
8am MST Feb 29, 2024-6pm MST Mar 6, 2024
 
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