Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
359 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

WYZ028-030-242245-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
359 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL SWEETWATER COUNTY UNTIL
445 PM MDT...

AT 359 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
SWEETWATER COUNTY AIRPORT...WHICH IS 14 MILES EAST OF ROCK SPRINGS...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

THIS STORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF CENTRAL SWEETWATER
COUNTY...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ROCK SPRINGS BRANCH
LIBRARY...LINCOLN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL...JIM BRIDGERCPACIFICORP POWER
PLANT...HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC SCHOOL...ROCK SPRINGS SWEETWATER COUNTY
AIRPORT...POINT OF ROCKS...EAST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL...ROCK SPRINGS
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD YARD...ROCK SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL AND ROCK
SPRINGS ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 107 AND 152.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4148 10898 4155 10928 4211 10841 4172 10803
TIME...MOT...LOC 2159Z 239DEG 49KT 4161 10895

$$

BRAUN


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