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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
441 AM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STRONG WINDS FAVORABLE OVER THE CODY FOOTHILLS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON...

.STRONG MOUNTAIN WIND APPEARS FAVORABLE TO PRODUCE VERY STRONG
SURFACE WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CODY FOOTHILLS. THIS PERIOD
OF STRONG WIND LOOKS TO BE STRONGEST THIS MORNING...TAPERING OFF
BY EARLY AFTERNOON. ALSO...WITH THE APPROACH OF ANOTHER UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN ACROSS
SOUTHWEST WYOMING WITH LOWERING PRESSURE TO THE NORTHEAST...
GIVING A RATHER TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL WYOMING. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR STRONG SURFACE WIND TO FORM
ONCE AGAIN FROM THE SOUTH PASS AREA... EAST THROUGH NATRONA
COUNTY TODAY.

WYZ003-062000-
/O.CON.KRIW.HW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160206T2000Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
441 AM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...STRONG MOUNTAIN-RELATED WIND WILL INCREASE OVER THE
  AREA THIS MORNING...PEAKING AROUND SUNRISE. THE STRONGEST
  WINDS LOOK TO IMPACT TWO MAIN AREAS...GENERALLY NORTH OF CODY
  AND ALSO SOUTH OF CODY. WIND SHOULD WEAKEN SATURDAY MORNING
  ACROSS THE AREA.

* WINDS...SPEEDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE FAVORABLE WITH GUSTS 55 TO
  65 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WIND MAY CREATE HAZARDOUS CROSSWIND ACROSS
  AREA ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR CURRENT TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY THOSE IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ019-020-062000-
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GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
441 AM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL FORM ACROSS PORTIONS
  OF CENTRAL WYOMING THIS MORNING IN RESPONSE TO AN UPPER LEVEL
  DISTURBANCE PASSING OVER THE AREA. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
  INCREASE IN STRENGTH THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS... PEAKING BY
  EARLY AFTERNOON BEFORE TAPERING OFF IN THE EVENING.

* WINDS...SPEEDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS 55 TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WIND MAY CREATE HAZARDOUS CROSSWIND ACROSS
  AREA ROADWAYS IN ADDITION TO AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW CAUSING
  SLICK ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR CURRENT TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY THOSE IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

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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