Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
451 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

WYZ002-003-290000-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
451 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GUSTY WIND AND UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES TODAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH WESTERN WYOMING TODAY. THIS WILL CAUSE AN
INCREASE OF WEST WIND BY LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WIND
SPEEDS IN THE CODY FOOTHILLS WILL BE 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 MPH. THERE COULD BE SOME WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 60 MPH WEST OF
CLARK. WIND SPEEDS IN THE MOUNTAINS WILL BE 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS
OF 50 TO 60 MPH. BE PREPARED FOR GUSTY AND ERRATIC WIND IF YOU PLAN
TO TRAVEL OVER CHIEF JOSEPH PASS OR ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 120 THROUGH
PARK COUNTY.

THE COMBINATION OF THE UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WIND
WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE CONCERNS. THEREFORE...RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED
NOT TO CONDUCT ANY AGRICULTURAL BURNING TODAY. ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY
SPREAD THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL VEGETATION.

$$

WYZ004-006-290000-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
451 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GUSTY WIND AND UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES TODAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE BIG HORN BASIN DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. THIS WILL CAUSE A PERIOD OF STRONG AND GUSTY
WIND. A WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST DURING
THE LATE AFTERNOON AS THE COLD FRONT PASSES. A NORTHWEST WIND WILL
INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

THE COMBINATION OF THE UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WIND
WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE CONCERNS. THEREFORE...RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED
NOT TO CONDUCT ANY AGRICULTURAL BURNING TODAY. ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY
SPREAD THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL VEGETATION.

$$

WYZ005-290000-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
451 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GUSTY WIND AND UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES TODAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS HOT SPRINGS COUNTY LATE THIS AFTERNOON
CAUSING A PERIOD OF STRONG AND GUSTY WIND. A SOUTHWEST WIND OF 15 TO
30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST AS THE COLD
FRONT PASSES.

THE COMBINATION OF THE UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WIND
WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE CONCERNS. THEREFORE...RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED
NOT TO CONDUCT ANY AGRICULTURAL BURNING ON TODAY. ANY FIRE COULD
RAPIDLY SPREAD THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL
VEGETATION.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON




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