Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
945 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

WYZ019-020-022-182200-
CASPER MOUNTAIN-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
945 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AHEAD
OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO
SPEEDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH TODAY WITH
LOCALIZED GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH IN FAVORED LOCATIONS. AN AUTOMATED
SENSOR ALONG OUTER DRIVE IN CASPER WAS ALREADY SHOWING WIND GUSTS
AROUND 50 MPH AS OF 930 AM THIS MORNING. TRAVELLERS AND OTHERS WITH
WIND CONCERNS SHOULD JUST BE ALERT AND PREPARED FOR INCREASING
SOUTHWEST WINDS THROUGH THE DAY...PEAKING LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

$$

WYZ015-018-182200-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
945 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

VERY STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON ALONG THE EAST SLOPE OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS AND AT
TIMES THIS AFTERNOON IN THE LANDER FOOTHILLS. AN AUTOMATED SENSOR
ALONG SOUTH PASS NEAR RED CANYON WAS ALREADY REPORTING WIND GUSTS
AROUND 60 MPH AT 930 AM THIS MORNING. EXPECT CONTINUED WEST TO
SOUTHWEST WIND 30 TO 40 MPH TODAY WITH GUSTS OF 55 TO 65 MPH IN THE
FOOTHILLS AND OVER THE EAST SIDE OF SOUTH PASS. WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO
50 MPH WILL LIKELY MAKE IT INTO THE LANDER FOOTHILLS AT TIMES THIS
AFTERNOON. TRAVELLERS SHOULD BE ALERT AND PREPARED TO ENCOUNTER VERY
STRONG AND ERRATIC WINDS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

$$

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