Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1244 AM MST Thu Feb 16 2017

Cody Foothills-
Including the cities of Cody and Meeteetse
1244 AM MST Thu Feb 16 2017

...Occasionally Strong West Winds...Lasting Into This Morning
over the Cody Foothills...

Occasionally strong west to southwest winds will be observed
from just south and west of Cody, north to the Montana border.
Winds between 15 and 30 mph will be common with wind gusts 25 to
45 mph. However, localized winds 60 to 65 mph could occur in the
Clark vicinity. The sudden and strong crosswind along highway 120
will enhance the blowover risk for lightweight and high profile
vehicles into Thursday morning.


Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-
Including the cities of Jeffrey City and Casper
1244 AM MST Thu Feb 16 2017

...Gusty Southwest Winds over Eastern Fremont and Natrona
Counties through Friday...

A southwest wind of 20 to 30 mph will increase today and persist
through Friday, with gusts around 45 mph common. Stronger wind
speeds of 35 to 45 mph with gusts 50 to 55 mph will occur in
portions of the Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range, and along
Outer Drive south of Casper. Be prepared for sudden strong winds
if travelling in these areas.


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