Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1233 PM MDT WED AUG 17 2016

WYZ003>011-016>020-022-026>030-180000-
CODY FOOTHILLS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE...THERMOPOLIS...
WORLAND...BUFFALO...KAYCEE...DUBOIS...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI...
LANDER...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER...LA BARGE...BIG PINEY...FARSON...
KEMMERER...COKEVILLE...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER
1233 PM MDT WED AUG 17 2016

...ISOLATED GUSTY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING...

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL FIRE ONCE AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR 30 TO 50 MPH WIND GUSTS WITH THIS
ACTIVITY AS THEY MOVE EAST TO NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA AT 15 TO
20 MPH. BE ALERT...AS THESE STRONG WIND GUSTS CAN OCCUR QUITE A
FEW MILES AWAY FROM THE PARENT SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM OR EVEN
AFTER THE STORM HAS WEAKENED OR DIED. BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL
HAIL WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH STRONGER SHOWERS AND STORMS.
STORMS WILL THEN DECREASE IN COVERAGE LATER THIS
EVENING...LINGERING FOR A MORE EXTENDED PERIOD OVER THE HIGHER
MOUNTAIN PEAKS.


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