Lingering haze and climbing temps anticipated in central and western Wyoming into subsequent week


By Greg Hirst on July 24, 2021

Smokey Sunrise 7/10/21 (National Weather Service, Riverton)

CASPER, Wyoming – According to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton, smoke should remain as temperatures gradually rise in western and central Wyoming over the next few days.

Casper should see a sunny haze on Saturday with a high of between 83 and 91. The high temperatures will rise every day until they hit a projected high of 90 on Tuesday.

“The main story for the next few days will be building heat throughout the area,” said NWS.

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Western parts of the state have an Air Quality Alert until 1:00 p.m. advising people to limit their exposure and time spent outdoors.

Hot and dry weather is expected on Sunday and Monday, although light winds prevent fire weather conditions from reaching critical thresholds.

Greybull and Worland could hit 100 on Sunday, with other areas to follow on Monday.

NWS Riverton

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