Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
505 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

WYZ016-017-221300-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-
505 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...STRONG NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING...

STRONG NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND AT 25 TO 35 WITH GUSTS NEAR 55 MPH
WILL BLOW ACROSS THE WIND RIVER BASIN THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
SOME BANDS OF SNOW SHOWERS WILL ACCOMPANY THESE STRONG WINDS MAINLY
FROM RIVERTON AND NORTHEAST TO BOYSEN RESERVOIR AND MONETA.   WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO STAY STRONG OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING BEFORE
DECREASING AROUND MIDDAY MONDAY.

THESE WINDS MAY CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL OR A BLOW OVER TO HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING EMPTY OR WITH A LIGHT LOAD.  CONTROLLING A
VEHICLE IN THESE WINDS IS EVEN MORE DIFFICULT WHEN SLICK ROAD
CONDITIONS ARE PRESENT.

$$

WYZ010-221300-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
505 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...STRONG NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

STRONG NORTHWEST WIND AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 55 MPH
WILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING ACROSS NORTHEAST
JOHNSON COUNTY.  IN ADDITION...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL ALSO
STREAM OFF OF THE BIGHORNS THIS EVENING...REDUCING VISIBILITY AND
CREATING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS UNDERNEATH THE BANDS.  THESE
STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE DECREASING
AROUND SUNSET MONDAY.

THESE WINDS MAY CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL OR A BLOW OVER TO HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING EMPTY OR WITH A LIGHT LOAD.  CONTROLLING A
VEHICLE IN THESE WINDS IS EVEN MORE DIFFICULT WHEN SLICK ROAD
CONDITIONS ARE PRESENT.

$$

AEM




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