CHEYENNE – A severe thunderstorm dumped heavy rain and hail in several parts of Cheyenne on Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service, including softball size hailstones in eastern part of the city.
A NWS Facebook follower reported softball size hail fell in the Saddle Ridge area of Cheyenne about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, according to meteorologist Rob Cox.
Cox also said car window damage was reported by Facebook followers as a result of that hail.
Hail was also reported near Chugwater, in addition to flooding. A NWS Facebook follower reported 4-inch-deep hail on Interstate 25 near exit 65.
Hail reports from Facebook followers to the NWS included baseball size at Christiansen Tracts, golf ball size hail two miles north of Dell Range Boulevard east of Whitney Road and golf ball size hail near Wheatland.
More severe weather is in the forecast for Memorial Day in Cheyenne and southeast Wyoming, according to Cox. The most likely window for severe weather is after 3 p.m.
"We're in another slight risk for (Monday)," Cox said. "There is a potential for large hail and damaging winds, as well."
Memorial Day and Tuesday promise to be conducive for heavy rainfall that could cause some additional flooding, according to the Weather Service.
"We have a really active pattern right now," Cox said. "We have a disturbance in the desert Southwest, and we're getting a moisture that's streaming northward from that system. It going to continue to be with us for the next couple of days."
Flooding was observed Sunday along sections of the White River in northern Dawes County.
Expect high temperatures in the mid '60s on Memorial Day in Cheyenne, with rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Forecasters ask residents to stay alert for changing weather conditions.