Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
551 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

WYZ004>007-250030-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-NORTH BIG
HORN BASIN-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
551 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN WASHAKIE...
SOUTHEASTERN HOT SPRINGS AND SOUTHERN BIG HORN COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM
MDT...

AT 551 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR KIRBY TO NEAR HOT
SPRINGS STATE PARK...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  KIRBY AND WINCHESTER AROUND 555 PM MDT.
  WYOMING BOYS SCHOOL AROUND 615 PM MDT.
  WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AROUND 620 PM MDT.
  WORLAND AROUND 625 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE EASTSIDE ELEMENTARY
SCHOOL...WASHAKIE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...THERMOPOLIS HOT SPRINGS COUNTY
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL...WASHAKIE COUNTY LIBRARY WORLAND BRANCH...WORLAND
NUMBER 21 NATURAL GAS PROCESSING PLANT...WORLAND WASHAKIE MEDICAL
CENTER...WORLAND HIGH SCHOOL...WORLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL...WORLAND
NATURAL GAS PROCESSING PLANT AND WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4429 10802 4389 10762 4353 10815 4381 10827
TIME...MOT...LOC 2351Z 205DEG 27KT 4381 10814 4366 10812

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BRAUN



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