Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
221 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...VERY STRONG WIND POSSIBLE AGAIN ALONG AND EAST OF THE ABSAROKA
MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT CODY FOOTHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY MORNING...

.STRONG MOUNTAIN TOP WINDS MAY COMBINE WITH FAVORABLE ATMOSPHERIC
CONDITIONS TO PRODUCE VERY STRONG TO HIGH WINDS IN THE ABSAROKA
MOUNTAINS AND CODY FOOTHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

WYZ002-251200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.A.0017.141026T0600Z-141026T1500Z/
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
221 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE THROUGH THE
  NIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT AND MAY BECOME VERY STRONG TO POTENTIALLY
  DAMAGING AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL LIKELY PEAK NEAR OR JUST
  BEFORE SUNRISE SUNDAY.

* WIND...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 70 TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVELLERS OVER THE CHIEF JOSEPH HIGHWAY AND OTHER
  HEADING INTO THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR VERY
  STRONG TO DANGEROUS WEST WINDS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
  MORNING. THESE WINDS COULD BE STRONG ENOUGH TO BLOW OVER HIGH
  PROFILE OR LIGHTWEIGHT VEHICLES. HUNTERS SHOULD ALSO USE CAUTION
  AS THESE VERY STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE SOME WEAKER TREES TO
  TOPPLE OVER. USE CAUTION AND STAY TUNED FOR THE LATEST FORECAST
  ON THIS POTENTIAL HIGH WIND SITUATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ003-251200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.A.0017.141026T0600Z-141026T1500Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
221 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE THROUGH THE
  NIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT AND MAY BECOME VERY STRONG AND POTENTIALLY
  DAMAGING AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL LIKELY PEAK NEAR OR JUST
  BEFORE SUNRISE SUNDAY.

* WIND...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 60 MPH POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVELLERS ALONG HIGHWAY 120 FROM JUST SOUTH OF CODY
  TO THE CLARK AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING WIND
  CONDITIONS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. VERY STRONG AND
  ERRATIC WEST WIND GUSTS COULD OCCUR ANYWHERE ALONG THE ROUTE BUT
  WILL BE MOST PREVALENT JUST SOUTH OF CODY AND NEAR TO A FEW
  MILES SOUTH OF CLARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

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