Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
438 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

WYZ001>003-160400-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
438 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...COLD FRONT WILL BRING AREAS OF STRONG WEST WIND THIS EVENING...

A COLD FRONT MOVING INTO FAR WEST WYOMING LATE THIS AFTERNOON WILL
PUSH ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH EARLY EVENING.  WINDS WILL CONTINUE
TO INCREASE OUT OF THE WEST WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE.  EXPECT WEST
WIND AT 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH ABOVE 8000 FEET THROUGH
THE EVENING BEFORE DECREASING EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.  ALONG THE
CODY FOOTHILLS...DOWNSLOPE WEST WIND AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR
50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED THIS EVENING.  LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS ARE
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN THE VICINITY OF CLARK AND NEAR THE
JUNCTION OF HIGHWAY 120 AND LANDFILL ROAD SOUTH OF CODY.

THESE WINDS MAY CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL OR A BLOW OVER TO HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING EMPTY OR WITH A LIGHT LOAD.

$$

WYZ015>018-160400-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
438 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...COLD FRONT WILL BRING AREAS OF STRONG WEST WIND THIS EVENING...

A COLD FRONT MOVING INTO FAR WEST WYOMING LATE THIS AFTERNOON WILL
PUSH ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING.  WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE
OUT OF THE WEST WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. EXPECT WEST WIND AT 30 TO
40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH ABOVE 8000 FEET THROUGH THE EVENING
BEFORE DECREASING EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.  ALONG THE LANDER
FOOTHILLS AND UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN...AREAS OF WEST WIND AT 25 TO 35
MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED THIS EVENING. THESE
WINDS MAY CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL OR A BLOW OVER TO HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING EMPTY OR WITH A LIGHT LOAD.

WINDS WILL DECREASE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING IN MOST LOCATIONS.

$$

WYZ019-030-160400-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
438 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...COLD FRONT WILL BRING AREAS OF STRONG WEST WIND THIS EVENING...

A COLD FRONT MOVING INTO FAR WEST WYOMING LATE THIS AFTERNOON WILL
PUSH ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING.  WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE
OUT OF THE WEST WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. EXPECT WEST WIND AT 30 TO
40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH FROM SOUTH PASS ACROSS BEAVER
RIM AND ACROSS THE RATTLESNAKE RANGE.  WINDS WILL BE SLIGHTLY LOWER
ACROSS EASTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY...ALONG INTERSTATE 80...WITH GUSTS
NEAR 50 MPH.

THESE WINDS MAY CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL OR A BLOW OVER TO HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING EMPTY OR WITH A LIGHT LOAD.

WINDS WILL DECREASE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING IN MOST LOCATIONS.

$$

WYZ020-022-160400-
CASPER MOUNTAIN-NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
438 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND THROUGH THE EVENING...

A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS NATRONA COUNTY LATE THIS EVENING.
GUSTY SOUTHWEST WIND AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 MPH WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH 8 PM.  WINDS WILL BECOME MORE WESTERLY LATE THIS
EVENING...BEFORE GRADUALLY DIMINISHING AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THESE WINDS MAY CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL OR A BLOW OVER TO HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING EMPTY OR WITH A LIGHT LOAD.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON




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