Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1153 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

WYZ020-221100-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
1153 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...STRONG WINDS TO BLOW TODAY NEAR CASPER...

HIGH WINDS WILL OCCUR TODAY ACROSS ISOLATED AREAS NEAR CASPER...
INCLUDING HIGHWAY 258 AND OUTER DRIVE. WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES.

THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ADVISES NO LIGHT TRAILER
TRAFFIC DUE TO WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 50 MPH.  THESE WINDS MAY CAUSE LOSS
OF VEHICLE CONTROL OR A BLOW OVER TO HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING
EMPTY OR WITH A LIGHT LOAD.  DRIVERS OF SUCH VEHICLES ARE ADVISED TO
DELAY TRAVEL.

$$

WYZ016-017-221100-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-
1153 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SNOW SHOWERS AND GUSTY WINDS TONIGHT...

OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS...ESPECIALLY IN THE UPPER WIND RIVER
BASIN WILL CONTINUE OFF AND ON THROUGH THE NIGHT. EXPECT SHARP
REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY AND SPOTTY INCH PER HOUR RATES
UNDERNEATH THESE BANDS. IN ADDITION...WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON HOURS WITH GUSTS OVER 45 MPH POSSIBLE THROUGH THE
NIGHT...ESPECIALLY FROM CROWHEART WEST.

$$

WYZ010-221100-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
1153 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

NORTHWEST WIND WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS AND COULD
GUST OVER 55 MPH AT TIMES THROUGH THE NIGHT...ESPECIALLY NORTH AND
WEST OF BUFFALO IN THE PINEY CREEK AREA AFTER SUNSET. IN ADDITION...
OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL ALSO STREAM OFF OF THE BIGHORNS THIS
EVENING...REDUCING VISIBILITY AND CREATING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS UNDERNEATH THE BANDS.

$$

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