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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
334 PM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...VERY STRONG WIND EXPECTED AGAIN ALONG AND EAST OF THE ABSAROKA
MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT CODY FOOTHILLS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.STRONG MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH FAVORABLE
ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS TO PRODUCE VERY STRONG TO HIGH WINDS IN THE
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS AND CODY FOOTHILLS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

WYZ003-260600-
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/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.W.0020.141026T0600Z-141026T1800Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
334 PM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MDT
SUNDAY...

.THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MDT
SUNDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE THROUGH THE
  NIGHT TONIGHT AND WILL BECOME VERY STRONG AND POTENTIALLY
  DAMAGING AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL LIKELY PEAK NEAR OR JUST
  BEFORE SUNRISE SUNDAY.

* WIND...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 60 MPH EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...TRAVELERS ALONG HIGHWAY 120 FROM JUST SOUTH OF CODY
  TO THE CLARK AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING WIND
  CONDITIONS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. VERY STRONG AND
  ERRATIC WEST WIND GUSTS COULD OCCUR ANYWHERE ALONG THE ROUTE BUT
  WILL BE MOST PREVALENT JUST SOUTH OF CODY AND NEAR TO A FEW
  MILES SOUTH OF CLARK...PRIMARILY AROUND MILE MARKER 121.

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.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

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WYZ002-260600-
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/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.W.0020.141026T0600Z-141026T1800Z/
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
334 PM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MDT
SUNDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE THROUGH THE
  NIGHT TONIGHT AND WILL BECOME VERY STRONG TO POTENTIALLY
  DAMAGING AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL LIKELY PEAK NEAR OR JUST
  BEFORE SUNRISE SUNDAY.

* WIND...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 70 TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVELERS OVER THE CHIEF JOSEPH HIGHWAY AND OTHER
  HEADING INTO THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR VERY
  STRONG TO DANGEROUS WEST WINDS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.
  THESE WINDS WILL BE STRONG ENOUGH TO BLOW OVER HIGH PROFILE OR
  LIGHTWEIGHT VEHICLES. HUNTERS SHOULD ALSO USE CAUTION AS THESE
  VERY STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE SOME WEAKER TREES TO TOPPLE OVER.
  USE CAUTION AND STAY TUNED FOR THE LATEST FORECAST ON THIS
  POTENTIAL HIGH WIND SITUATION.


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.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$






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