Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
436 PM MDT FRI MAY 20 2016

WYZ003-004-202330-
CODY FOOTHILLS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
436 PM MDT FRI MAY 20 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN PARK AND
NORTHWESTERN BIG HORN COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM MDT...

AT 434 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES SOUTH OF RALSTON...WHICH IS 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF CODY...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.  THIS STORM ALSO HAS BEEN PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAIN WITH
ONE-HALF TO ONE INCH OF RAIN WITHIN 30 MINUTES AND HAIL ONE TO TWO
INCHES DEEP.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  RALSTON AROUND 450 PM MDT.
  POWELL AROUND 505 PM MDT.
  GARLAND AROUND 510 PM MDT.
  DEAVER AND FRANNIE AROUND 530 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE POWELL VALLEY
HOSPITAL...GARLAND CANAL PROJECT POWER PLANT...ELK BASIN GASOLINE
PLANT ENCORE ENERGY POWER PLANT...PARK COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...SOUTHSIDE
ELEMENTARY...PARKSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL...NORTHWEST COLLEGE...
WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL...PARK COUNTY LIBRARY POWELL BRANCH AND
WILLWOOD DAM HYDROELETRIC PROJECT POWER PLANT.

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 4491 10844 4449 10885 4458 10907 4500 10888
      4500 10873
TIME...MOT...LOC 2234Z 209DEG 24KT 4461 10891

$$

MEUNIER



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