Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
349 PM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

WYZ009-020-032230-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
349 PM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN NATRONA COUNTY UNTIL
430 PM MDT...

AT 346 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR ANTELOPE HILLS AND NORTH OF CASPER...MOVING
NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

HEAVY RAINFALL OF AROUND ONE-HALF INCH IS POSSIBLE IN 20 MINUTES
WITH THESE STORMS. WIND GUSTS OF 45 TO 50 MPH HAVE BEEN OBSERVED AND
FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS ALSO ANTICIPATED.

THESE STORMS WILL REMAIN OVER NORTHEAST NATRONA COUNTY AND IMPACT
LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF I-25 AND NORTH OF US 20/26.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS 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 THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4291 10665 4344 10727 4349 10724 4349 10608
      4299 10607
TIME...MOT...LOC 2146Z 154DEG 19KT 4307 10643

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CNJ


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