Warmer today and tomorrow, cooling expected Sunday through Labor Day

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service in Riverton said a high pressure system will re-enter the region today, bringing with it warmer temperatures and partly cloudy skies. There is only a slight chance of afternoon isolated thunderstorms. See the synopsis through Labor Day weekend below:

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD BACK ACROSS THE REGION TODAY…AFTER THE LATEST COLD FRONT EXITS TO THE EAST. THIS LATEST FRONTAL PASSAGE… WILL LEAVE A FEW LINGERING SHOWERS ACROSS NORTHERN WYOMING THIS MORNING…WITH PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. THERE WILL ALSO STILL BE ENOUGH LEFTOVER MOISTURE TO PROVIDE FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ISOLATED LATE DAY THUNDERSTORMS FORMING NEAR THE NORTHERN MOUNTIANS. THOUGH SATURDAY WILL START OFF WARM AND BREEZY…THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE FROM THE WEST AND SPREAD WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE COWBOY STATE. COOLER CONDITIONS…ALONG WITH CONTINUED CHANCES FOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE LABOR DAY WEEKEND.



THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS JOHNSON
AND NATRONA COUNTIES UNTIL 7 AM.

ANOTHER ROUND OF MORE ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS POSSIBLE AGAIN THIS
AFTERNOON...MAINLY IMPACTING THE NORTHERN QUARTER OF THE STATE. THE
MAIN THREATS FROM THE STORMS TODAY WILL BE GUSTY WIND AND LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OVER CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN AREAS. THE THREAT SHOULD BE RELATIVELY SHORT LIVED AS SHOWER
AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD ACROSS MUCH OF THE
FORECAST AREA BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SOME STORMS ON SATURDAY COULD
BE STRONG WITH SMALL HAIL AND STRONG WIND GUSTS THE PRIMARY THREATS.

SUNDAY AND MONDAY...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BREEZY AT TIMES.

THURSDAY...ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY OVER
AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS.

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