(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service Forecast Office is predicting another hot day in the Wind River Basin. According to this morning’s weather synopsis, a ridge of high pressure will flatten today, as a weak cold front moves across the state. Temperatures will be slightly cooler, but will still be above normal. Skies will remain smoky as well, from a number of wildfires across the region. Isolated afternoon thunderstorms will be possible again today across western and southern portions of the forecast area.
The NWS also said some lingering smoke across the southern and central basins may have an impact on air quality today. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected across western Wyoming this morning, spreading east through this afternoon. Gusty and erratic wind looks to be the primary threats with storm activity today.
Today’s forecast highs:
Fort Washakie 87
South Pass City 80
Jeffrey City 88