Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
327 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

WYZ004-006-290200-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
327 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GUSTY WIND AND UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES TODAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE BIG HORN BASIN DURING THIS
AFTERNOON. THIS WILL CAUSE A PERIOD OF STRONG AND GUSTY
WIND. A WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST DURING
THE LATE AFTERNOON EARLY EVENING AS THE COLD FRONT PASSES. A
NORTHWEST WIND WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 55
MPH COMMON.

THE COMBINATION OF THE UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WIND
WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE CONCERNS. THEREFORE...RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED
NOT TO CONDUCT ANY AGRICULTURAL BURNING TODAY. ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY
SPREAD THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL VEGETATION.

$$

WYZ005-290200-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
327 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GUSTY WIND AND UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES TODAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS HOT SPRINGS COUNTY LATE THIS AFTERNOON
CAUSING A PERIOD OF STRONG AND GUSTY WIND. A SOUTHWEST WIND OF 15 TO
30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST AS THE COLD
FRONT PASSES.

THE COMBINATION OF THE UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WIND
WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE CONCERNS. THEREFORE...RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED
NOT TO CONDUCT ANY AGRICULTURAL BURNING ON TODAY. ANY FIRE COULD
RAPIDLY SPREAD THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL
VEGETATION.

$$

WYZ019-026-290200-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
327 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

A SURFACE FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL
CAUSE A PERIOD OF STRONG AND GUSTY WIND. A WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND
WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 55 MPH COMMON.

THE COMBINATION OF THE UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WIND
WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE CONCERNS. THEREFORE...RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED
NOT TO CONDUCT ANY AGRICULTURAL BURNING TODAY. ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY
SPREAD THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL VEGETATION.

$$

WYZ028>030-290200-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-
327 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

A SURFACE FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL
CAUSE A PERIOD OF STRONG AND GUSTY WIND. A WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND
WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH COMMON
ALONG THE I 80 CORRIDOR.

THE COMBINATION OF THE UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WIND
WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE CONCERNS. THEREFORE...RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED
NOT TO CONDUCT ANY AGRICULTURAL BURNING TODAY. ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY
SPREAD THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL VEGETATION.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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