Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
653 PM MDT SUN JUL 17 2016

WYZ009>011-180145-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST
JOHNSON COUNTY-
653 PM MDT SUN JUL 17 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN JOHNSON COUNTY UNTIL
745 PM MDT...

AT 652 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CLOUD
PEAK TO 14 MILES NORTHEAST OF DULLKNIFE RESERVOIR TO MAYOWORTH...AND
MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  LAKE DE SMET AROUND 705 PM MDT.
  BUFFALO AROUND 710 PM MDT.
  FORT RENO HISTORICAL SITE AROUND 720 PM MDT.
  POWDER RIVER REST AREA AROUND 725 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE BUFFALO GOLF
COURSE...TA GUEST RANCH AND JOHNSON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 257 AND 299.
 INTERSTATE 90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 48 AND 95.

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 4376 10602 4374 10677 4410 10680 4437 10706
      4456 10660 4456 10601 4382 10601
TIME...MOT...LOC 0052Z 256DEG 50KT 4432 10700 4410 10679 4382 10677

$$

BRAUN



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