The Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service has posted wind warnings and watches for much of southeast Wyoming on Tuesday, April 30.

Winds of 65 miles per hour are likely in some areas, and Cheyenne is expected to face a high wind watch and could get 60-mile-per-hour winds. At the last report, Laramie was slightly outside an area covered by a warning, but that could change.

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The agency posted the following on its website:

High Wind Watches have been upgraded to High Wind Warnings for portions of southeast Wyoming where gusts of 60 to 65 MPH are possible. In addition, a High Wind Watch has also been issued for the Cheyenne area on Tuesday for gusts up to 60 MPH

Forecast for Cheyenne, Laramie

Cheyenne Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 62. Windy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain showers before 7am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 7am and 8am, then rain showers likely after 8am. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain showers likely before 10pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 7pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Blustery.
Friday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy.
Laramie Forecast
Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain showers after 11pm, mixing with snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Windy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between midnight and 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers between noon and 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy.

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