Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1253 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

WYZ028>030-301930-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
1253 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY
UNTIL 130 PM MDT...

AT 1252 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR MANILA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  SQUAW HOLLOW BOAT RAMP ON FLAMING GORGE AND LOWE CANYON AROUND 110
PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE FLAMING GORGE
NATIONAL RECREATION AREA...FIREHOLE CANYON CAMPGROUND.

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THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 91 AND 95.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

IF ON OR NEAR FLAMING GORGE...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 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 4100 11002 4102 11005 4135 11005 4155 10939
      4100 10900
TIME...MOT...LOC 1852Z 233DEG 32KT 4104 10969

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ALLEN



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