Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
607 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014


...STRONGEST WINDS THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT ...

A COMBINATION OF VERY STRONG MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS...AND A TIGHT
PRESSURE GRADIENT RESULTED IN DAMAGING WINDS ACROSS THE ABSAROKA
MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT CODY FOOTHILLS. REPORTED WIND GUSTS OF AROUND
80 MPH OCCURRED IN CODY...WHILE OVER 100 MPH OCCURRED ON THE WEST OF
CLARK...WHICH IS ABOUT 7 MILES SOUTH OF THE MONTANA BORDER ALONG
HIGHWAY 120. THIS HAS RESULTED IN SOME TREES BEING BLOWN DOWN AS
WELL AS POWER OUTAGES IN THE CITY OF CODY.

LOCATION                       SPEED     TIME/DATE

...FREMONT COUNTY...
7 NW LANDER (5797 FT)          75 MPH    1241 PM 11/27
10 W FORT WASHAKIE (9235 FT)   64 MPH    1101 PM 11/27
CROWHEART (6099 FT)            57 MPH    0132 PM 11/27
7 SW MUDDY GAP (7380 FT)       55 MPH    0150 PM 11/27
LANDER AIRPORT (5586 FT)       53 MPH    0155 AM 11/28
10 N DUBOIS (8085 FT)          53 MPH    1157 PM 11/27
SOUTH PASS (8491 FT)           51 MPH    0335 PM 11/27
2 W SOUTH PASS CITY (8185 FT)  49 MPH    1216 PM 11/27
RED CANYON (6768 FT)           45 MPH    1155 AM 11/27
BEAVER RIM (6784 FT)           42 MPH    0321 AM 11/28
8 W SOUTH PASS CITY (8120 FT)  40 MPH    0150 PM 11/27

...HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...
10 S MEETEETSE (7127 FT)       60 MPH    0442 AM 11/28
BOYSEN RESERVOIR (7300 FT)     60 MPH    0915 PM 11/27

...JOHNSON COUNTY...
7 SW BARNUM (6440 FT)          58 MPH    1046 PM 11/27
12 N KAYCEE (5287 FT)          45 MPH    0506 PM 11/27
5 ESE STORY (4673 FT)          41 MPH    0321 AM 11/28
13 NNW BUFFALO (4737 FT)       40 MPH    0150 PM 11/27

...NATRONA COUNTY...
OUTER DRIVE - CASPER (5493 FT) 53 MPH    1031 PM 11/27
16 S HILAND (6380 FT)          52 MPH    0710 AM 11/27
CASPER AIRPORT (5320 FT)       41 MPH    1130 AM 11/27

...PARK COUNTY...
5 WNW CLARK (4659 FT)         107 MPH    0501 AM 11/28
CHIEF JOSEPH HWY (8136 FT)     88 MPH    1105 PM 11/27
SHERIFF`S OFFICE IN CODY       82 MPH    0412 AM 11/28
10 WNW CODY (8401 FT)          71 MPH    0240 AM 11/28
8 N MEETEETSE (5926 FT)        68 MPH    1236 PM 11/27
POWELL AIRPORT (5050 FT)       60 MPH    0515 AM 11/28
3 W POWELL (4505 FT)           56 MPH    1128 PM 11/27
1 W CLARK (4270 FT)            53 MPH    0351 AM 11/28
CODY AIRPORT (5100 FT)         52 MPH    0535 AM 11/28
1 WNW POWELL (4386 FT)         51 MPH    0515 AM 11/28
CHIEF JOSEPH HWY MILE 9        43 MPH    0112 AM 11/28
MEETEETSE (5797 FT)            40 MPH    0913 AM 11/27

...TETON COUNTY...
SUMMIT - JACKSON RESORT        58 MPH    0130 PM 11/27

...WASHAKIE COUNTY...
S. BIGHORN MTS (6554 FT)       41 MPH    1140 PM 11/27

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

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