Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
415 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

WYZ017>020-022-240015-
WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI...LANDER...
JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
415 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

...SHOWERS WILL BRING SOME STRONG WIND GUSTS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...

THROUGH 6 PM...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM WILL MOVE NORTH ACROSS THE WIND RIVER BASIN AND
NATRONA COUNTY. THE MAIN HAZARD WITH THESE SHOWERS WILL BE OUTFLOW
WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH. THESE STRONG WIND GUSTS CAN CAUSE
RAPID SPREAD OF ANY EXISTING FIRES. BOATERS ON AREA LAKES AND
RESERVOIRS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN STRONG WIND GUSTS THAT
MAY TOPPLE SMALL CRAFT. THESE WIND GUSTS CAN OCCUR SEVERAL MILES
AWAY FROM THE PARENT SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM.

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