Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
331 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

WYZ001>003-012-272215-
CODY FOOTHILLS-YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-TETON AND GROS VENTRE
MOUNTAINS-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
331 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 329 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF RED
LODGE TO 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF VALLEY...AND ANOTHER LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE EAST ENTRANCE OF YELLOWSTONE...AND MOVING
EAST AT 10 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS ALONG
WITH PEA SIZED HAIL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND LOCALLY MODERATE
RAINFALL. SOME ISOLATED LOCATIONS HAVE RECEIVED OVER AN INCH OF RAIN
IN THE PAST TWO HOURS DUE TO THE SLOW MOVING STORMS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  PITCHFORK AROUND 415 PM MDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE REEF CREEK
CAMPGROUND...BEARTOOTH LAKE CAMPGROUND...EAGLE CREEK CAMPGROUND...
WAPITI SCHOOL...ISLAND LAKE CAMPGROUND...PAHASKA TEPEE...UXU LODGE...
HEART MOUNTAIN U S BUREAU OF RECLAMATION POWER PLANT...DEAD INDIAN
CAMPGROUND AND LAKE CREEK CAMPGROUND.

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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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LAT...LON 4500 10900 4402 10901 4409 11058 4499 11057
TIME...MOT...LOC 2129Z 279DEG 19KT 4513 10940 4423 10939

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