Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
711 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

WYZ019-030-070200-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
711 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY UNTIL
800 PM MDT...

AT 706 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES EAST OF ROCK
SPRINGS...NORTHEAST TO 30 MILES SOUTHWEST OF JEFFREY CITY. THIS LINE
WAS MOVING EAST AROUND 25 MPH.

THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF
TIME...AND ALMOST CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING. THE VERY HEAVY RAINFALL IN A
SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME COULD CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN LOW LYING OR POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS...AS WELL AS SIGNIFICANT RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND
NORMALLY DRY WASHES.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  BITTER CREEK REST AREA AROUND 725 PM MDT.
  TABLE ROCK AROUND 740 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE PATRICK DRAW NATURAL
GAS PROCESSING PLANT...RED DESERT...BITTER CREEK AND TIPTON.

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THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 134 AND 180.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4126 10916 4130 10919 4159 10883 4208 10831
      4222 10826 4223 10752 4209 10752 4209 10750
      4203 10750 4166 10790 4166 10793 4161 10795
      4122 10843
TIME...MOT...LOC 0106Z 268DEG 27KT 4223 10812 4209 10822 4160 10874
4132 10908

$$

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