Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1202 AM MDT FRI AUG 19 2016

WYZ001-002-190645-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
1202 AM MDT FRI AUG 19 2016

AT 1159 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM 10 MILES
NORTHWEST OF PAHASKA...OR 10 MILES NORTH OF THE EAST ENTRANCE OF
YELLOWSTONE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

THE MAIN HAZARDS FROM THIS STORM WILL BE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND
BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL. HOWEVER SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 35 MPH
COULD ALSO OCCUR.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  EAST ENTRANCE AND PAHASKA AROUND 1215 AM MDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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LAT...LON 4464 11035 4491 10996 4453 10951 4426 10990
TIME...MOT...LOC 0559Z 312DEG 29KT 4463 11005

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