Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
845 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

WYZ019-020-241000-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
845 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY. THE NORMALLY WINDY AREAS WILL SEE
OCCASIONAL PERIODS WHERE WINDS AVERAGE 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
50 MPH...INCLUDING OUTER DRIVE IN CASPER. TRAVELLERS SHOULD REMAIN
ALERT FOR THESE STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS THROUGH THE DAY
FRIDAY.

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WYZ015-016-241000-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
845 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND WILL BLOW AT TIMES INTO FRIDAY
MORNING BEFORE DECREASING. THE EAST SLOPE OF THE WIND RIVER
MOUNTAINS WILL SEE SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING OVERNIGHT TO SPEEDS OF
30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH AT TIMES. SOME OF THESE
WINDS WILL ALSO AFFECT THE DUBOIS AREA WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH
POSSIBLE AT TIMES. TRAVELLERS OVER SOUTH PASS AND HEADING UP ABOVE
DUBOIS TOWARDS TOGWOTEE PASS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR STRONG AND ERRATIC
WIND GUSTS.

$$

WYZ002-003-241000-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
845 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

WEST WINDS WILL BLOW 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS WITH
GUSTS OF 60 TO 70 MPH COMMON. ACROSS THE CODY FOOTHILLS...STRONG WEST
WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY AROUND MIDNIGHT...AND BLOW 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY AROUND AND SOUTH OF CLARK
AND JUST SOUTH OF CODY ALONG HIGHWAY 120. A FEW AREAS ON THE WEST
SIDE OF CLARK AND UP INTO THE MOUNTAINS ABOVE CLARK MAY VERY WELL SEE
SOME WIND GUSTS OVER 60 MPH TONIGHT. TRAVELLERS SHOULD BE PREPARED
FOR STRONG AND ERRATIC WIND GUSTS THROUGH TONIGHT AND INTO FRIDAY
MORNING.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON




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