Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
223 AM MST SAT JAN 24 2015

WYZ009-010-241900-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
223 AM MST SAT JAN 24 2015

WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST THIS MORNING WITH GUSTS
OVER 55 MPH POSSIBLE FROM BUFFALO NORTH AND WEST BY NOON. THESE GUSTY
WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO BLOW THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS...
RETREATING BACK INTO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE BIGHORNS AFTER
SUNSET. THESE STRONG WINDS WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY SOME PERIODS OF
LIGHT SNOW IN THE BIGHORNS AND WILL CAUSE AREAS OF HEAVY BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW RESULTING IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL AND LOW VISIBILITY AT
TIMES. IN ADDITION...THE GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE A BLOW-OVER RISK FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRAILERS TRAVELLING BETWEEN BUFFALO
AND THE MONTANA BORDER ALONG INTERSTATE 90.

$$

WYZ003-241900-
CODY FOOTHILLS-
223 AM MST SAT JAN 24 2015

WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE WEST THIS MORNING AND COULD GUST IN
EXCESS OF 50 MPH WEST OF HIGHWAY 120 TODAY AND TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY
WEST OF CODY AND CLARK. THE GUSTY CROSS WINDS WILL POSE A BLOW-OVER
RISK FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRAILERS TRAVELING BETWEEN
MEETEETSE AND THE MONTANA BORDER ALONG HIGHWAY 120.

$$

WYZ016-241900-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
223 AM MST SAT JAN 24 2015

WINDS WILL INCREASE FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS MORNING AND WILL GUST
IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH BETWEEN CROWHEART AND DUBOIS. THE GUSTY WINDS
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT TONIGHT...WHICH COULD CAUSE DIFFICULT
TRAVEL FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRAILER TRAFFIC.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON




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