Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
302 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...STRONG WIND POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.AN APPROACHING STRONG WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM THAT WILL BRING
COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF SNOW TO THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...WILL POSSIBLY
ADVERSELY AFFECT THE NORTHERN FOOTHILLS IN ADDITION TO THE AREA
FROM SOUTHERN AND EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY...EAST THROUGH MOST OF
NATRONA COUNTY WITH HIGH WIND. THE WINDS WILL THEN GENERALLY
DECREASE IN SPEED SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
302 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...WIND WILL INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING BEFORE DECREASING IN SPEED.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 45 TO 65 MPH POSSIBLE.
  GUSTS TO AROUND 75 MPH COULD OCCUR ON THE WEST SIDE OF CLARK.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. ENHANCED BLOW OVER RISK FOR
  LIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHWAY 120. IN
  ADDITION...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CAUSE PERIODS OF LIMITED
  OR POOR VISIBILITY AND POSSIBLY SLICK ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
302 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE AND POSSIBLY
  BECOME STRONG BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND NOON SATURDAY.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVELERS FROM SOUTH PASS...TO SWEETWATER STATION...
  MUDDY GAP...AND ON TO CASPER WILL POSSIBLY EXPERIENCE VERY
  STRONG CROSS WINDS AND SUDDEN GUSTS. ADDITIONALLY...THE WIND
  MAY MIX WITH GROUND SNOW AND CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW WITH SHARP REDUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$


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