Cooler and some fog today, scattered thunderstorms expected this afternoon

(Riverton, Wyo.) – That “S” word is back in the forecast for the end of this week, above 9500 feet, but generally the weather will be cooler with some fog around the basin this morning. Here’s the outlook in Tuesday’s Weather Story from the National Weather Forecast Office in Riverton:

SYNOPSIS:
LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN REGION TODAY WILL KEEP AN UNSETTLED AND COOLER WEATHER PATTERN OVER THE COWBOY STATE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. CLOUDS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE STATE TODAY AS SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ROAM ACROSS WYOMING… ESPECIALLY OVER THE SOUTH THIS MORNING AND THEN SPREADING ACROSS THE REST OF THE STATE BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT WITH THESE STORMS…WILL BE HEAVY RAINFALL…GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL.



THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING. FOG SHOULD LIFT BY MID MORNING.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ANTICIPATED TODAY...WITH ACTIVITY SPREADING
TO COVER MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA. GUSTY WIND AND SMALL HAIL WILL
AGAIN BE THREATS WITH ANY STORM ACTIVITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

WEDNESDAY...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
REMAIN POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING. SOME STORMS
MAY CONTAIN PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN IN ADDITION TO SMALL HAIL AND
GUSTY WIND. ADDITIONALLY...SOME SNOWFALL MAY BE POSSIBLE ABOVE
9500 FT.

FRIDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND
ADJACENT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

SATURDAY...ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY OVER
THE NORTHWEST.

SUNDAY AND MONDAY...A STORM SYSTEM COULD BRING A RETURN TO
UNSEASONABLY COOL AND INCLEMENT WEATHER FOR THE END OF THE LABOR DAY
WEEKEND. MOUNTAINS COULD SEE SOME SNOW ACCUMULATIONS