Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1245 PM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

WYZ028-029-201930-
FLAMING GORGE WY-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER WY-
1245 PM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY
UNTIL 130 PM MDT...

AT 1242 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 5 MILES WEST OF I80
EXIT 83 TO MCKINNON...AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS...ALONG WITH
HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.

THESE STORMS WILL BE NEAR...
BUCKBOARD MARINA AND GREEN RIVER AROUND 110 PM MDT.
LOWE CANYON AND SQUAW HOLLOW BOAT RAMP ON FLAMING GORGE AROUND 120
PM MDT.
U.S. HWY 191 MILE MARKER 510 AROUND 130 PM MDT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 IN WYOMING BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 57 AND
99.

IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR AREA...TAKE SHELTER IN A
STURDY BUILDING...IF YOU ARE ON FLAMING GORGE...MOVE TO SHORE AND
FIND SHELTER BEFORE THE LIGHTNING ARRIVES.

BRIEF HEAVY RAIN...WHICH MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES
AND UNDERPASSES...IS ALSO LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A
FLOODED ROADWAY.

REPORT HAZARDOUS WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
RIVERTON AT 1-800-211-1448.

LAT...LON 4099 11004 4100 11006 4153 11006 4154 10924
      4099 10946
TIME...MOT...LOC 1844Z 268DEG 22KT 4153 10967 4102 10992

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