Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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

WYZ019-030-070300-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
801 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY UNTIL
900 PM MDT...

AT 758 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 30 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF
ROCK SPRINGS...NORTHEAST TO 25 MILES SOUTH OF JEFFREY CITY. THIS
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WAS MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF
TIME...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING. THE VERY HEAVY RAINFALL IN A SHORT
AMOUNT OF TIME COULD CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN LOW LYING OR POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS...AS WELL AS SIGNIFICANT RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND
NORMALLY DRY WASHES.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
CHAIN LAKES AROUND 825 PM MDT.
WAMSUTTER AROUND 840 PM MDT.
CRESTON JUNCTION AROUND 900 PM MDT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 143 AND 191.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4132 10891 4168 10853 4218 10816 4220 10752
      4209 10752 4209 10751 4196 10750 4166 10771
      4166 10793 4146 10793 4125 10816
TIME...MOT...LOC 0158Z 270DEG 18KT 4209 10798 4167 10826 4138 10858

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