Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
529 PM MDT FRI MAY 20 2016

WYZ002>004-210015-
CODY FOOTHILLS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
529 PM MDT FRI MAY 20 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN PARK COUNTY UNTIL
615 PM MDT...

AT 527 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES NORTH OF BUFFALO BILL STATE PARK...WHICH IS 10 MILES NORTHWEST
OF CODY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.  AN INCH OR TWO OF HAIL MAY ACCUMULATE ON HIGHWAY 120
BETWEEN CODY AND CLARK FROM THIS STORM...CAUSING SLICK CONDITIONS.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  CLARK AROUND 605 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE POWELL MUNICIPAL
AIRPORT...SHOSHONE U S BUREAU OF RECLAMATION POWER PLANT...SILVERTIP
NATURAL GAS PROCESSING PLANT...BUFFALO BILL DAM VISITOR CENTER AND
BUFFALO BILL U S BUREAU OF RECLAMATION POWER PLANT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...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 4500 10892 4492 10871 4447 10918 4457 10939
      4501 10911
TIME...MOT...LOC 2327Z 212DEG 28KT 4459 10924

$$

MEUNIER


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