Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
519 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

WYZ002-003-007-280015-
CODY FOOTHILLS-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
519 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN HOT SPRINGS AND
SOUTHEASTERN PARK COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM MDT...

AT 518 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 11
MILES SOUTH OF PITCHFORK...WHICH IS 17 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
MEETEETSE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

THIS STORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF NORTHWESTERN HOT
SPRINGS AND SOUTHEASTERN PARK COUNTIES...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
LOCATIONS...WOOD RIVER CAMPGROUND.

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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.

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LAT...LON 4381 10906 4397 10917 4412 10888 4388 10872
TIME...MOT...LOC 2318Z 244DEG 5KT 4393 10903

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MEUNIER



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