Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
600 PM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
600 PM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 558 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10
MILES SOUTHWEST OF MYSTIC FALLS...WHICH IS 11 MILES SOUTHWEST OF OLD
FAITHFUL...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. THIS
STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING FUNNEL CLOUDS AND FREQUENT
LIGHTNING. THE FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO TOUCH DOWN.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  OLD FAITHFUL...MYSTIC FALLS AND FAIRY FALLS AROUND 610 PM MDT.
  KEPLER CASCADES...SCAUP LAKE...CRAIG PASS...LOWER BASIN LAKE...
FOUNTAIN PAINT POT...GOOSE LAKE AND SHOSHONE LAKE AROUND 615 PM MDT.
  LAKE AND MUD VOLCANO AROUND 630 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE LAKE LODGE...LAKE
NORTHWESTERN CORPORATION POWER PLANT...PHANTUM CAMPSITE AND OLD
FAITHFUL NORTHWESTERN CORPORATION POWER PLANT.

THOSE AT OLD FAITHFUL ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM AND SHOULD SEEK
SHELTER AND PREPARE FOR IMMINENT DANGEROUS WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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LAT...LON 4454 11105 4482 11035 4428 11013 4418 11105
TIME...MOT...LOC 2358Z 244DEG 45KT 4439 11103

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