Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
634 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

WYZ028-030-070115-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
634 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL SWEETWATER COUNTY UNTIL
715 PM MDT...

AT 631 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM OVER ROCK
SPRINGS...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

THE MAIN HAZARDS FROM THIS STORM WILL BE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND
FREQUENT LIGHTNING. THE HEAVY RAIN IN ROCK SPRINGS WILL CAUSE MINOR
STREET FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN POOR DRAINAGE OR LOW LYING AREAS.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  SWEETWATER COUNTY AIRPORT AROUND 645 PM MDT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 102 AND 135.

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 4151 10926 4169 10930 4180 10874 4153 10868
TIME...MOT...LOC 0031Z 260DEG 21KT 4161 10919

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