Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
543 PM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

WYZ017>019-260015-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-WIND RIVER BASIN-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE
RANGE-
543 PM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

AT 541 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM 9 MILES
EAST OF RED CANYON...OR 20 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LANDER...MOVING EAST
AT 15 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ARE LIKELY WITH THIS STORM.
THIS STORM WILL IMPACT THE BEAVER RIM AREA BETWEEN SWEETWATER
STATION AND LANDER.

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 4250 10854 4253 10855 4254 10853 4255 10852
      4257 10856 4268 10858 4279 10803 4253 10797
TIME...MOT...LOC 2341Z 260DEG 15KT 4261 10846

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