Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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

WYZ003-004-202300-
CODY FOOTHILLS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
359 PM MDT FRI MAY 20 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN PARK COUNTY UNTIL
500 PM MDT...

AT 358 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
CODY...MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  CODY AROUND 415 PM MDT.
  RALSTON AROUND 500 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE CODY YELLOWSTONE
REGIONAL AIRPORT...POWELL VALLEY HOSPITAL...CODY MIDDLE SCHOOL...
SPIRIT MOUNTAIN U S BUREAU OF RECLAMATION POWER PLANT...GARLAND CANAL
PROJECT POWER PLANT...PARK COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...SOUTHSIDE
ELEMENTARY...SUNSET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL...HEART MOUNTAIN U S BUREAU OF
RECLAMATION POWER PLANT AND PARKSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

IF ON OR NEAR BUFFALO BILL RESERVOIR...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE
INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO
15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU
ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW.
DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 4476 10874 4437 10896 4442 10920 4449 10918
      4449 10914 4450 10914 4451 10915 4452 10915
      4454 10917 4483 10910
TIME...MOT...LOC 2158Z 195DEG 14KT 4447 10905

$$

MEUNIER



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