Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
334 AM MDT Mon Apr 17 2017

WYZ002-003-005-007-172200-
Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Including the cities of Cody, Meeteetse, and Thermopolis
334 AM MDT Mon Apr 17 2017

...Cold Front Will Bring Very Windy Conditions This Afternoon...

A cold front will push across the area early this afternoon. West
winds will increase to 25 to 35 mph with gusts over 50 mph along
the foothills, or along and west of State Highway 120 with the
frontal passage. These winds will then diminish around sunset.

These winds may cause loss of vehicle control or a blow over to
high profile vehicles traveling empty or with a light road.

$$

WYZ015>019-172200-
Wind River Mountains East-Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-
Lander Foothills-Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Including the cities of Dubois, Riverton, Shoshoni, Lander,
and Jeffrey City
334 AM MDT Mon Apr 17 2017

...Cold Front Will Bring Very Windy Areas This Afternoon...

A cold front will push across the area this afternoon. West winds
will increase to 25 to 35 mph with some gusts over 50 mph in the
Dubois area, along the east slopes of the Wind River Mountains
including portions of Highway 287 from Dubois to Lander, and from
South Pass to Jeffrey City. These winds will then diminish around
sunset.

These winds may cause loss of vehicle control or a blow over to
high profile vehicles traveling empty or with a light load.

$$

WYZ011-020-022-172200-
Southeast Johnson County-Natrona County Lower Elevations-
Casper Mountain-
Including the cities of Kaycee and Casper
334 AM MDT Mon Apr 17 2017

...Cold Front Will Bring Very Windy Areas This Afternoon...

A cold front will push across the area this afternoon. Southwest
winds will increase to 20 to 35 mph with some gusts over 50 mph
ahead of the front, especially along Wyoming Boulevard on the
south side of Casper. Winds will shift from the west in the mid to
late afternoon with the frontal passage. The front will likely
bring some strong crosswind along Interstate 25 between Midwest
and Buffalo. These winds will gradually diminish through the
evening.

These winds may cause loss of vehicle control or a blow
over to high profile vehicles traveling empty or with a light
load.

$$



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