Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
717 PM MDT TUE JUL 19 2016

WYZ029-030-200200-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
717 PM MDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL SWEETWATER COUNTY
UNTIL 800 PM MDT...

AT 711 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A BROKEN LINE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
ROCK SPRINGS SOUTHWEST...ALONG HIGHWAY 191 TO THE UTAH BORDER. THIS
ACTIVITY WAS MOVING EAST BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS...AS
WELL AS FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL.

THESE STORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
SWEETWATER COUNTY...AND WILL IMPACT MAINLY AREAS BETWEEN HIGHWAY 191
AND HIGHWAY 430 THROUGH ABOUT 745 PM...BEFORE GRADUALLY SHIFTING
EAST OF HIGHWAY 430.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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LAT...LON 4100 10956 4150 10923 4150 10917 4154 10916
      4158 10830 4100 10864
TIME...MOT...LOC 0111Z 271DEG 25KT 4146 10899 4103 10924

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