Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
623 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015

WYZ027>029-270100-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-
623 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN SWEETWATER AND
SOUTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM MDT...

AT 621 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LITTLE AMERICA TO 10 MILES SOUTH OF
LONETREE...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  LITTLE AMERICA AROUND 625 PM MDT.
  MCKINNON AROUND 640 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE GRANGER NATURAL GAS
PROCESSING PLANT...GREEN RIVER FMC CORPORATION POWER
PLANT...BURNTFORK...ROLLING GREEN COUNTRY CLUB...AND FLAMING GORGE
NATIONAL RECREATION AREA.

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THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 57 AND 100.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

IF ON OR NEAR FLAMING GORGE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA...GET OUT OF
THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING
CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE
TO SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 4100 11005 4158 11005 4157 11006 4158 11013
      4173 11013 4188 10930 4100 10925
TIME...MOT...LOC 0021Z 222DEG 36KT 4158 10983 4090 11012

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ALLEN



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