Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
636 PM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

WYZ019-020-270100-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE
RANGE-
636 PM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

AT 634 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM NEAR
ALCOVA...OR 29 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CASPER...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

SMALL HAIL...WINDS TO 30 MPH...BRIEF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL AND
LIGHTNING ARE EXPECTED FROM THIS THUNDERSTORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  ALCOVA AROUND 645 PM MDT.
  BATES HOLE AROUND 700 PM MDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF ON OR NEAR ALCOVA 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 4248 10643 4247 10696 4271 10697 4272 10653
      4270 10646
TIME...MOT...LOC 0034Z 271DEG 24KT 4259 10680

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