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Blizzard conditions for Wyoming are inbound, as a long summer suddenly transitions into a harsh fall – with at least a foot of snow – in the Bighorn Basin. Winter weather is pushing its way into the Bighorn Basin this week. After summer conditions persisted into the first week of October, autumn will be establishing…

Another wildfire has sparked in Shoshone National Forest, prompting an immediate aerial response to the area not far from Wapiti and the North Fork Highway. Officials at Shoshone National Forest announced that a new wildfire was detected on the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 26. Its cause is currently unknown and under investigation. The “Clocktower incident”…

Can the western U.S. beat the heat? Not according to this week’s forecasts, which means Wyoming will remain hot and wildfires will keep burning. For most of the summer, the word in the western and northwestern U.S. has been heated. Wyoming and several other states continue to struggle with record-breaking heat and severe drought conditions.…

Showers and thunderstorms will (hopefully) bring much-needed relief to the Bighorn Basin while temperatures will drop over 30 degrees overnight. Cody, Worland, and the entire Bighorn Basin will experience a week of wild weather. As a result, residents should prepare for anything and everything over the next few days. According to the National Weather Service…

Last month was tied for the fourth driest July in Cody on record. Meanwhile, it was the city’s eighth warmest July, according to Tim Troutman, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Riverton. Troutman was the guest Wednesday morning on KODI’s “Speak Your Piece with Darian Dudrick.” After Cody experienced its second driest…

The Bighorn Basin is under an Air Quality Alert until Tuesday afternoon due to persistent wildfire smoke in the air above western and central Wyoming. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton has issued an Air Quality Alert for western and central Wyoming. Issued at 11:52 a.m. Monday morning, the alert will remain in effect…

Thanks to a combination of large wildfires in Idaho and Oregon, the Bighorn Basin is likely to be covered in a dense smoke plume for the discernible future. The skies of the Bighorn Basin continue to be hazy and full of smoke. With only one minor wildfire in Wyoming, it means the smoke is blowing…

Several factors are contributing to the hazardous atmosphere surrounding Cody, which means residents need to be extra careful to stay safe and avoid wildfires. The National Weather Service (N.W.S) has two Hazardous Weather Outlooks in effect for Cody and northwest Wyoming on Friday, July 9. Normal summer conditions mix with abnormal phenomena in the current…

Last month was the second driest and tied for the third warmest June in Cody on record. There was 0.06 inch of precipitation in June, while the average temperature was 68.9 degrees, according to Tim Troutman, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Riverton. Troutman was the guest Thursday morning on KODI’s “Speak…

The Robertson Draw Fire in Custer Gallatin National Forest is over 20,000 acres and 0% contained, and the smoke is making the skies of Cody hazy and hazardous. Efforts to fight the ongoing Robertson Draw Fire continue. In three days since it was first reported, the wildfire has consumed 20,000 acres, and the results of…


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