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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1219 AM MST WED FEB 3 2016

...STRONG WINDS IN THE CODY FOOTHILLS TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON THURSDAY...

.FAVORABLE ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS WILL COME TOGETHER FOR
INCREASING WINDS ALONG THE CODY FOOTHILLS BEGINNING TONIGHT...PEAKING
LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. INITIALLY...IT LOOKS LIKE
STRONG WINDS WILL BLOW OUT OF THE NORMALLY WINDY CANYONS
TODAY...BECOMING HIGH WINDS THIS EVENING. IN ADDITION...FAVORABLE
CONDITIONS FOR VERY STRONG MOUNTAIN WAVE WINDS EXIST LATER
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

WYZ003-032300-
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/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.W.0005.160204T0000Z-160204T2100Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
1219 AM MST WED FEB 3 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 PM
MST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 PM MST
THURSDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...WEST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE DURING THE DAY
  TODAY...BECOMING HIGH WINDS IN SPOTS BY SUNSET. MORE WIDESPREAD
  HIGH WINDS ARE POSSIBLE LATER TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 60 TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE...
  ESPECIALLY NORTH OF CODY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVELERS PLANNING TRAVEL ALONG HIGHWAY 120 BETWEEN
  CODY AND CLARK SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR VERY STRONG AND ERRATIC
  CROSS WINDS...PEAKING OVERNIGHT TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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