Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
146 PM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017

WYZ028-029-202015-
Flaming Gorge-Rock Springs and Green River-
146 PM MDT SUN AUG 20 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY
UNTIL 215 PM MDT...

At 145 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Lowe Canyon, which is 19 miles south of Green River, moving northeast
at 15 mph.

Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with this storm.

This storm will remain over mainly rural areas of southwestern
Sweetwater County, including the following locations: Flaming Gorge
National Recreation Area.

This includes Interstate 80 between mile markers 91 and 93.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If on or near Flaming Gorge Reservoir, get out of the water and move
indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to
10 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you
are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter
now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.

&&

LAT...LON 4133 10983 4155 10943 4137 10921 4126 10916
      4117 10915 4105 10938
TIME...MOT...LOC 1945Z 227DEG 11KT 4123 10950

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