Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
613 PM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

WYZ026-028>030-070100-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-ROCK
SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
613 PM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 610 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG MOVING
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
SEEDSKADEE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE TO 16 MILES SOUTH OF ROCK
SPRINGS...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL...LOCALLY VERY HEAVY RAINFALL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF
30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  SOUTHWESTERN ROCK SPRINGS AND PILOT BUTTE AROUND 700 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE ROLLING GREEN
COUNTRY CLUB AND ROCK SPRINGS KOA CAMPGORUND.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 82 AND 103.

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. BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR PONDING
OF WATER AT LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

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LAT...LON 4194 10975 4151 10911 4118 10913 4178 10991
TIME...MOT...LOC 0010Z 156DEG 18KT 4179 10967 4136 10922

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LIPSON


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