Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1118 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

WYZ019-020-022-182200-
CASPER MOUNTAIN-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
1118 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AHEAD
OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH TODAY WITH LOCALIZED GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH IN
FAVORED LOCATIONS. AN AUTOMATED SENSOR ALONG OUTER DRIVE IN CASPER
HAS BEEN REPORTING WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH MOST OF THE MORNING.
TRAVELLERS AND OTHERS WITH WIND CONCERNS SHOULD JUST BE ALERT AND
PREPARED FOR INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS THROUGH THE DAY...PEAKING
LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

$$

WYZ015-018-182200-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
1118 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

VERY STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON ALONG THE EAST SLOPE OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS AND AT
TIMES THIS AFTERNOON IN THE LANDER FOOTHILLS. AN AUTOMATED SENSOR
ALONG SOUTH PASS NEAR RED CANYON HAS BEEN REPORTING WIND GUSTS
OF 50 TO 60 MPH THIS MORNING. EXPECT CONTINUED WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND
30 TO 40 MPH TODAY WITH GUSTS OF 55 TO 65 MPH IN THE FOOTHILLS AND
OVER THE EAST SIDE OF SOUTH PASS. WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL
LIKELY MAKE IT INTO THE LANDER FOOTHILLS AT TIMES THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. TRAVELLERS SHOULD BE ALERT AND PREPARED TO ENCOUNTER
VERY STRONG AND ERRATIC WINDS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

$$

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