Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1048 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

WYZ002>011-070000-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE...THERMOPOLIS...
WORLAND...BUFFALO...KAYCEE
1048 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

SMOKE FROM A LARGE WILDFIRE IN ALBERTA WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT SOUTH
INTO NORTHERN WYOMING AS NORTH WINDS CONTINUE TO SPREAD THE SMOKE
SOUTH INTO THE AREA BEHIND THIS MORNINGS COLD FRONT. THE
VISIBILITY COULD DROP TO ONE MILE OR LOWER IN IN SOME AREAS.
RAINFALL EXPECTED BY THIS EVENING SHOULD WASH OUT MUCH OF THE
SMOKE IN THE AREA.


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LIPSON


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