The most common Wyoming springtime mistakes, in 10 GIFs Apr 5, 2019 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Here are a few blunders to avoid while navigating Wyoming's most notoriously unpredictable season. You made it! But... After about five months of cold, you've emerged triumphant and winter is finally in the rear view mirror. Or is it? Being too optimistic, too early Spring snowstorms and cold snaps are still a fact of life. Don't let yourself be too disappointed when they come. Attempting to understand the weather Every day skews wildly between overcast and clear skies, with smatterings of sun showers or graupel or maybe thundersnow. Just smile and nod. Comparing your spring break to everyone else's Judging by Facebook, all of your faraway friends and family spent the week on a beach somewhere. Don't worry: Most of the year, they're jealous of you. Trying to go anywhere before the mud dries Back yards and back roads can be equally sloppy. Stick to the patio or the pavement when you can. Leaving your car windows open, no matter how sunny it seems A thundershower is going to roll through in the afternoon, guaranteed. Getting too absorbed in your routine You have plans to wash the car and start prepping your garden, but end up shoveling snow once again. Go with the flow and expect the unexpected. Thinking your favorite trailhead or national park will be accessible It isn't. Check with the appropriate agency ahead of time to find out which roads and trails are open. Consider a pair of snowshoes to take advantage of the shoulder season. Assuming everyone else is as enthusiastic as you A 45-degree day might seem like a tropical heatwave, but some people are holding out for the real thing. They'll come around eventually. Not being ready for the summer rush Summer takes forever to arrive and seems to be over in an instant. Plan it out now so you can take full advantage of those few, fleeting weeks. Tags Gifs Wyoming Spring Weather Evergreen More information 10 GIFs that explain how to drive in Wyoming this winter Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Load comments Recommended promotion Digital or delivery? Subscribe today Click here to view our current packages, including daily home delivery and low-cost digital subscriptions. promotion Activate your digital access Already a subscriber? You've got unlimited access to Trib.com. Click here to create an online account, or link your existing account to your subscription. More Latest Local Offers K & K Siding and Exterior Inc. Think outside the box for your renovation. K & K Siding and Exterior. 307-473-1087 2nd St. Liquor & Wine Made in Wyoming! Come in for specials on Backwards Distilling gin, vodka, and Milk Can Moonshine.