Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
900 PM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

WYZ019-020-022-260345-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE
RANGE-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
900 PM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN NATRONA COUNTY UNTIL
945 PM MDT...

AT 858 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES SOUTHWEST OF ALCOVA...OR 35 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CASPER...MOVING
EAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL...WINDS AROUND 40 MPH...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  ALCOVA AROUND 910 PM MDT.
  BATES HOLE AROUND 940 PM MDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

IF ON OR NEAR ALCOVA RESERVOIR...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE
INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO
10 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 4243 10693 4260 10692 4262 10630 4243 10630
TIME...MOT...LOC 0258Z 271DEG 24KT 4247 10683

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