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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
410 AM MST Wed Nov 29 2017

...Peak Wind Gusts Tuesday Night...

Strong winds aloft, a tight surface pressure gradient, and favorable
atmospheric conditions resulted in very strong wind across portions
of northern and central Wyoming Tuesday night. 75 mph winds were
observed along Outer Drive on the south side of Casper, and at Dead
Indian Pass along the Chief Joseph Highway in the Absaroka Mountains.

Below are wind gusts of 45 mph or greater that occurred Tuesday
night through 4 AM Wednesday.


Location                     Speed     Time/Date     Elevation (ft.)

...Fremont County...
7 SW Muddy Gap               63 MPH    1050 PM 11/28   7380
10 W Fort Washakie           52 MPH    0301 AM 11/29   9235
Red Canyon                   47 MPH    0335 AM 11/29   6768

...Johnson County...
18 NW Buffalo                54 MPH    1247 AM 11/29   8604
7 NE Buffalo                 46 MPH    1017 PM 11/28   4370
12 N Kaycee                  45 MPH    0321 AM 11/29   5287

...Lincoln County...
Mt Coffin                    58 MPH    0300 AM 11/29   10870

...Natrona County...
Casper Outer Drive           75 MPH    0136 AM 11/29   5463
16 S Hiland                  68 MPH    0210 AM 11/29   6380
Casper Airport               58 MPH    0117 AM 11/29   5320
3 WSW Mills                  49 MPH    0323 AM 11/29   5197
2 SE Hiland                  49 MPH    0310 AM 11/29   6134
Natrona                      49 MPH    0145 AM 11/29   5589
20 N Casper                  48 MPH    0336 AM 11/29   5677
8 S Casper                   47 MPH    1252 AM 11/29   7740
7 W Alcova                   47 MPH    0335 AM 11/29   6342

...Park County...
Chief Joseph Hwy             75 MPH    0320 AM 11/29   8136
5 WNW Clark                  72 MPH    0209 AM 11/29   4659
20 SW Cody                   54 MPH    0344 AM 11/29   5843
Hoyt Peak                    52 MPH    0200 AM 11/29   9800

...Teton County...
Summit - Jackson Resort      47 MPH    1100 PM 11/28   10318

...Washakie County...
15 SSW Big Trails            62 MPH    1140 PM 11/28   6554

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.

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