Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
417 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

WYZ030-182300-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY WY-
417 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

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

AT 414 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR STATE HWY 430 MILE MARKER 10...WHICH IS 13
MILES SOUTHEAST OF ROCK SPRINGS...MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH.

HAIL UP TO ONE-HALF INCH IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING. A LARGE AMOUNT OF SMALL HAIL MAY OCCUR WITH
THIS STORM. HAIL MAY ACCUMULATE ON THE GROUND AND ROADWAYS IN THE
PATH OF THIS STORM.

THIS STORM WILL BE NEAR...
SWEETWATER COUNTY AIRPORT AROUND 435 PM MDT.
I80 EXIT 122 AROUND 455 PM MDT.
SUPERIOR AROUND 500 PM MDT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 IN WYOMING BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 111 AND
128.

IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR AREA...TAKE SHELTER IN A
STURDY BUILDING.

BRIEF HEAVY RAIN...WHICH MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES
AND UNDERPASSES...IS ALSO LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A
FLOODED ROADWAY.

REPORT HAZARDOUS WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
RIVERTON AT 1-800-211-1448.

LAT...LON 4184 10912 4182 10879 4143 10888 4146 10913
TIME...MOT...LOC 2216Z 186DEG 17KT 4149 10901

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