I-25 in Wyoming may see golf-ball sized hail, 60 mph winds Friday; 50% chance of hail, rain in Casper

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I-25 Cheyenne North (WYDOT)

CASPER, Wyo. — I-25 in Wyoming may see some sever thunderstorms on Friday, according to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne. Southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska panhandle may see quarter to golf-ball sized hail between 3-11 pm Friday.

Wind gusts could reach as high as 60 mph with the storms. Golf ball sized hail and gusty winds will again be possible on Saturday.

Other areas of Wyoming may also see showers and thunderstorms. Friday and into the weekend. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms may occur in central Wyoming on Friday, according to the NWS in Riverton.

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There is a 50% chance of precipitation in the Casper area on Friday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 3 pm.

“Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds,” the NWS in Riverton says. “Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.”

There is a 60% chance of precipitation in the Casper area on Friday night with hail and gusty winds possible.

Saturday could again bring showers and thunderstorms after noon, with a 50% chance of precipitation in the Casper area. Small hail and gust winds will be possible.

“New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms,” the NWS in Riverton says.

There is a 50% chance of precipitation Saturday night in the Casper area. On Sunday, there is a 30% chance with showers and thunderstorms possible after noon.

Further forecast information is available from the NWS in Riverton.

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