A family-owned daily newspaper serving Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming since 1949

Winter storm watch posted again in Wyoming

Oct 2, 2013 - From staff and wire reports

Only a week after a strong snowstorm caused power outages and property damages in Fremont County and elsewhere, a new winter storm watch has been posted for a large part of central and eastern Wyoming.

The National Weather Service says a storm system was expected to primarily impact areas east of the Continental Divide, which includes Riverton.

Included in the watch area are Cheyenne, Casper, Riverton, Rawlins, Laramie, Sheridan, Gillette, Wheatland and Cody.

Rain was expected to begin Wednesday night in lower elevations in central Wyoming with snow possible in the mountains.

The rain could turn to snow in all areas Thursday night and continue into Friday. Around a foot of snow is possible in the mountains and up to 8 inches is possible in some cities and towns. Riverton got just under 6 inches of snow from last week's storm downtown.

Get your copy of The Ranger online, every day! If you are a current print subscriber and want to also access dailyranger.com online (there is nothing more to purchase) including being able to download The Mining and Energy Edition, click here. Looking to start a new online subscription to dailyranger.com (even if it is for just one day)? Access our secure SSL encrypted server and start your subscription now by clicking here.

Related Stories

Related Tags

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2015 Riverton Ranger, Inc.