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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
956 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...STRONG WIND EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.AN APPROACHING WEATHER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING STRONG WIND TO
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY...EAST THROUGH MOST OF
NATRONA COUNTY. THE STRONG WIND WILL PERSIST THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON. THE WIND WILL GENERALLY DECREASE SATURDAY EVENING.

WYZ019-020-101300-
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GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
956 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST SATURDAY...

* TIMING...A SOUTHWEST WIND WILL INCREASE OVERNIGHT AND STAY
  STRONG THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVELERS FROM SOUTH PASS...TO SWEETWATER STATION...
  TO MUDDY GAP...AND ON TO CASPER WILL EXPERIENCE VERY STRONG
  CROSS WINDS AND SUDDEN GUSTS. ADDITIONALLY...THE WIND WILL CAUSE
  SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH SHARP REDUCTIONS TO
  VISIBILITY AT TIMES. THIS WILL BE MOST NOTICEABLE AROUND THE
  CASPER AREA WHERE THE SNOW COVER IS DEEPER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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