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Smokey and Stormy

What We Can Expect Today and Tomorrow
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Published: Aug. 13, 2021 at 1:45 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -

This morning, a few showers were pushing to the southeast and dissipating from Casper. Other than that, clouds have been fairly consistent here in the southeast corner today and staying heavy as well. Today, heavy smoke is located in the northwest and effecting Jackson, Yellowstone NP, and to the south of Sheridan. Tomorrow, Riverton will be added into the numbers of places seeing moderately heavy smoke. Tomorrow afternoon though, the smoke will push back into the southeast corner effecting Casper and Cheyenne again. By Sunday, we can see the really heavy smoke returning to the western border.

By Saturday afternoon, the moderately heavy smoke will return to the southeast corner.
By Saturday afternoon, the moderately heavy smoke will return to the southeast corner.(Ashleigh Bryant)

With the smoke staying in the northwest corner, that is also where an Air Quality Warning has been placed today. This area of warning also includes Casper. The Air Quality Warning is in effect until Friday (today) at 1PM.

There is Air Quality Warning placed in the north/central and northwest corner of the state.
There is Air Quality Warning placed in the north/central and northwest corner of the state.(Ashleigh Bryant)

High temperatures today are in the 80s statewide, with exception of a few random spots. We will cool into the 40s and low 60s tonight. Tomorrow, temperatures will heat back up into the low and mid 90s for the northeast corner.

More cities will be back in the low and mid 90s tomorrow. Those temperatures will mostly be...
More cities will be back in the low and mid 90s tomorrow. Those temperatures will mostly be found in the northeast corner.(Ashleigh Bryant)

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are forecasted to occur this early evening as well. SPC has a slight risk over the southeast corner, so severe weather is likely. Tornadic activity tonight is unlikely, after looking at forecast severe weather thresholds.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are coming into the southeast early this evening.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are coming into the southeast early this evening.(Ashleigh Bryant)

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