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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
141 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

...STRONG WINDS RETURNING TO THE WIND PRONE AREAS TUESDAY
AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE TUESDAY MORNING AND COULD
REACH CRITICAL LEVELS IN THE WIND PRONE AREAS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST WYOMING TUESDAY NIGHT WITH
WINDS SHIFTING TO THE WEST NORTHWEST. THESE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN STRONG BEHIND THE FRONT THROUGH MID MORNING WEDNESDAY.

WYZ106-110-116-117-270000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.HW.A.0007.150127T2100Z-150128T1500Z/
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BORDEAUX...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...
VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...
WHITAKER
141 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST AT 30 TO 40 MPH SUSTAINED TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
  BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST AT 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH
  POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. TRAVEL ALONG INTERSTATE 25
  BETWEEN CHEYENNE AND WHEATLAND...AND ALONG INTERSTATE 80 IN THE
  ARLINGTON AREA BETWEEN LARAMIE AND RAWLINS COULD BE IMPACTED.
  STRONG CROSS WINDS MAY RESULT IN AN INCREASED BLOWOVER RISK FOR
  LIGHT WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
547 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

NMZ501>540-271300-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
547 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE INTO NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPS NEAR THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA ON
THURSDAY. THIS WILL SET THE STAGE FOR A FAIRLY WIDESPREAD AND LONG
DURATION PRECIPITATION EVENT ACROSS NEW MEXICO THURSDAY THROUGH AT
LEAST SATURDAY NIGHT. WHILE SNOW LEVELS WILL INITIALLY BE
RELATIVELY HIGH...PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN PLAINS COULD RECEIVE
SOME ACCUMULATION WITH MANY OF THE CENTRAL TO WESTERN MOUNTAINS
OBSERVING MORE SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-271300-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
400 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FOG...SOME DENSE...WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING ACROSS JACKSON HOLE AND
STAR VALLEY. OTHERWISE...PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE THIS MORNING IN
OTHER BASINS AND VALLEYS. SOME FOG COULD REDEVELOP IN BASINS
AND VALLEYS TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

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