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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1214 AM MDT TUE AUG 18 2015

...PEAK WIND REPORTS OVER THE PAST 12 HOURS ENDING AT MIDNIGHT...

A STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVED ACROSS NORTHERN WYOMING MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS SYSTEM PUSHED A COLD FRONT SOUTH
ACROSS AREAS EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. AN ABRUPT WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTH
GREETED THE PASSAGE OF THE COLD FRONT WITH SPEEDS TOPPING 45 MPH
IN MANY AREAS. A FEW WIND GUSTS WERE ASSOCIATED WITH SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS THAT ERUPTED DURING THE EARLY EVENING.

THE WIND SPEEDS SHOWN BELOW ARE THOSE THAT TOPPED OUT AT 45 MPH
OR MORE WITH MOST OCCURRING BETWEEN ABOUT 330 PM AND 9 PM MONDAY.

LOCATION                     SPEED     TIME/DATE       ELEVATION
BOYSEN PEAK                  67 MPH    0715 PM 08/17   7300 FT
8 S CASPER                   64 MPH    0852 PM 08/17   7740 FT
CASPER AIRPORT               60 MPH    0801 PM 08/17   5320 FT
MIDWEST                      60 MPH    0716 PM 08/17   4865 FT
BUFFALO AIRPORT              59 MPH    0556 PM 08/17   4970 FT
RIVERTON AIRPORT             59 MPH    0724 PM 08/17   5525 FT
3 W POWELL                   56 MPH    0509 PM 08/17   4505 FT
GREYBULL AIRPORT             56 MPH    0447 PM 08/17   3935 FT
3 NNW HUDSON                 55 MPH    0646 PM 08/17   5555 FT
CROWHEART                    54 MPH    0712 PM 08/17   6099 FT
7 NE BUFFALO                 54 MPH    0605 PM 08/17   4370 FT
1 WNW POWELL                 53 MPH    0515 PM 08/17   4386 FT
KAYCEE                       53 MPH    0713 PM 08/17   4681 FT
2 N FRANNIE                  53 MPH    0515 PM 08/17   4275 FT
POWELL AIRPORT               53 MPH    0515 PM 08/17   5050 FT
7 SW MUDDY GAP               51 MPH    0450 PM 08/17   7380 FT
1 W CLARK                    51 MPH    0433 PM 08/17   4270 FT
WORLAND AIRPORT              51 MPH    0502 PM 08/17   4245 FT
3 E PAHASKA                  50 MPH    0357 PM 08/17   7500 FT
5 ENE HYATTVILLE             50 MPH    0652 PM 08/17   5670 FT
7 SW BARNUM                  50 MPH    0746 PM 08/17   6440 FT
ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT         47 MPH    0339 PM 08/17   6760 FT
LANDER AIRPORT               45 MPH    0644 PM 08/17   5586 FT
16 S HILAND                  45 MPH    0710 PM 08/17   6380 FT

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

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NWS RIVERTON WY


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