GILLETTE, Wyo. — A couple of weather systems will be impacting Campbell County this week, bringing snow and cooler temperatures.
The first of these systems arrive today. The National Weather Service in Rapid City, South Dakota, has forecast an 80% chance for snow today resulting in up to 3 inches of new accumulation. The mercury will struggle to climb, reaching a high of 35 from an early morning temperature of 27 degrees. Winds will come from the northwest at 9 to 15 mph with gusts reaching 23.
Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low near 18.
Snow is likely again Wednesday with a 70% chance. Up to another inch of snow will be possible. The forecast high is 36 degrees. A light east wind of 6 to 11 mph will accompany gusts of up to 18 mph.
A 50% chance for snow persists into Wednesday night, mostly before midnight. Skies will be mostly cloudy as the low falls to around 20. Wind chill values will be as low as 11 as winds come from the east at 8 to 11 mph.
The sun will come out and warmer spring temperatures return Thursday and Friday ahead of a third system that’s expected to bring snow to Campbell County. The forecast high Thursday is 41 and it’s 47 on Friday. The overnight low both nights is 25.
Snow chances return Friday afternoon, albeit at a low 20% chance. Precipitation is likely through Friday night and into Saturday.
More on the forecast is available at the National Weather Service website.