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A massive winter storm is heading for Wyoming, which will bring significant snow and dangerous winds all day Saturday, with the biggest impacts in the Bighorn Basin. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton is anticipating an intense late-season winter storm rolling into Wyoming on Friday night, all day Saturday, and possibly Sunday morning. While…

Yesterday’s storm managed to cripple much of the Bighorn Basin as highways became too slick with snow to travel safely, shutting down many regional services. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton complied snow amount totals recorded by northwest Wyoming communities on Tuesday, April 12. Every Bighorn Basin location experienced at least half an inch…

Warm Wyoming weather would suggest a mild March, but it won’t last as the entire state is expected to get colder and wetter for the last few weeks of winter. Wyoming is enjoying a brief breath of spring this week. On Tuesday, temperatures reached into the low sixties. Enjoy this warm week while you can…

Will Cody break its record cold temperatures in February 2022? Over the next week, it just might, as the entire region dips deep into subzero temperatures. A Hazardous Weather Warning from The National Weather Service Office in Riverton is still in effect today. This warning will stay in effect until the beginning of March. “Bitter…

Winter returns to the Bighorn Basin with a vengeance, as the National Weather Service calls for snow, subzero temperatures, and a guarantee of road impacts. The Bighorn Basin is under a Winter Weather Advisory for periods of snowfall. The advisory is in effect until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 21. Riverton’s National Weather Service Office…

December weather was varied in the Bighorn Basin, with several areas reporting varying amounts of precipitation and some of the warmest temperatures on record. Throughout December, the Bighorn Basin and the entirety of Wyoming were subjected to erratic winter weather. Record highs in early December gave way to near record lows by the end –in…

If you don’t like the autumn wind, too bad. The National Weather Service is calling for winds as high as 75 m.p.h. in Park County for the next few days. So far, November 2021 has been warm and mild in Park County. But Sunday, Nov. 14, brought strong winds to northwest Wyoming. And the winds…

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.…


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