Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
135 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

WYZ028>030-302015-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
135 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 134 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES WEST OF PILOT BUTTE
TO 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LOWE CANYON...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  PILOT BUTTE AROUND 145 PM MDT.
  ROCK SPRINGS AND FOURTEEN MILE REST AREA AROUND 155 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE FLAMING GORGE
NATIONAL RECREATION AREA...FIREHOLE CANYON CAMPGROUND.

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THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 58 AND 118.

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.

IF ON OR NEAR FLAMING GORGE...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE
CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO
NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

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LAT...LON 4101 11005 4154 11004 4186 10904 4100 10884
TIME...MOT...LOC 1934Z 243DEG 31KT 4163 10948 4112 10940

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