Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
501 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

WYZ005-007-008-017-019-020-242345-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-OWL
CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-WIND RIVER BASIN-NATRONA COUNTY LOWER
ELEVATIONS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-
501 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EAST CENTRAL FREMONT...WEST
CENTRAL NATRONA AND SOUTHEASTERN HOT SPRINGS COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM
MDT...

AT 501 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF
HIDDEN VALLEY TO 11 MILES WEST OF GAS HILLS...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT
45 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  GAS HILLS AROUND 515 PM MDT.
  BOYSEN STATE PARK HEADQUARTERS AND CASTLE GARDENS AROUND 520 PM
MDT.
  ERVAY AROUND 535 PM MDT.
  WALTMAN AND WALTMAN REST AREA AROUND 545 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE BOYSEN U S BUREAU OF
RECLAMATION POWER PLANT...BOYSEN STATE PARK...SHOSHONI MUNICIPAL
AIRPORT...ARMINTO AND BONNEVILLE.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4269 10784 4331 10849 4371 10774 4368 10771
      4365 10771 4365 10768 4328 10729 4324 10730
      4322 10724 4297 10698
TIME...MOT...LOC 2301Z 240DEG 38KT 4329 10837 4278 10784

$$

BRAUN



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