GILLETTE, Wyo. — Gillette remains on track to see temperatures rise into the low 40s Friday through Sunday, but snow chances re-enter the forecast Sunday night.
Today will feel unseasonably warm under mostly sunny skies as the high reaches 36 degrees. Wind chills may dip to 12 as winds come from the southwest at 6 to 11 mph and gusts reach 17 mph. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low near 25. Winds will pick up to 13 to 20 mph with gusts reaching 30 mph but wind chills will dip a degree to 11 degrees.
It will remain breezy on Friday with gusts reaching 31 mph with sustained speeds around 21 mph, but the mercury is likely to hit 40 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Winds will be between 15 and 22 mph into the overnight with gusts of 33 mph as the low falls to around 27.
A warm weekend will ensue with mostly sunny skies on Saturday and mostly cloudy skies on Sunday. Saturday will be the warmest day of the forecast period with a high of 41. That’ll be followed by a high of 40 on Sunday. Overnight lows will be near the mid-20s each night.
A slight chance for snow returns to Gillette Sunday night, mostly after midnight. If snow occurs, it could continue into Monday morning, mostly before noon. Weather models don’t quite have agreement on what chance to expect, the National Weather Service in Rapid City, South Dakota, said.