Southeast Wyoming can expect cooler temperatures and possible storms for July 4.

Some storms later today [July 3] could be severe. A few storms are possible on July 4, but overall it looks like a nice day.

That's according to the Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service. The agency posted the following on its website:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and into the overnight hours. A few storms could be severe. Overall, looking at nice weather for the holiday with cooler temperatures, and only a slight chance for a stray thunderstorm or two. Friday will be warmer and drier.

Cheyenne, Laramie Forecast

Cheyenne Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Independence Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Laramie Forecast
Today
Sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Independence Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.

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