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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
750 PM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...STRONG WIND LIKELY ACROSS THE CODY FOOTHILLS...SOUTHEAST FREMONT
COUNTY AND NATRONA COUNTY ON SATURDAY AND PORTIONS OF THE WIND
RIVER BASIN AND JOHNSON COUNTY ON SUNDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL
LIKELY CAUSE WINDS TO GUST IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH ON SATURDAY IN THE
CODY FOOTHILLS...SOUTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY AND NATRONA COUNTY.
NORTHWEST FLOW BEHIND A COLD FRONT ON SUNDAY MAY CAUSE HIGH WIND
ACROSS THE WIND RIVER BASIN AS WELL AS NORTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY,

WYZ010-221200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.A.0022.141123T1200Z-141124T0000Z/
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BUFFALO
750 PM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...NORTHWEST WIND WILL INCREASE LATER SATURDAY
  NIGHT AND MAY BECOME STRONG ON SUNDAY.

* WIND...NORTHWEST INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY IMPEDE TRAVEL FOR LIGHT AND HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ON SUNDAY. IN ADDITION...OBJECTS KEPT OUTDOORS
  MAY BE DAMAGED OR BLOWN AROUND BY THE WIND...TAKE TIME TO SECURE
  LOOSE OBJECTS IF POSSIBLE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
750 PM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...STRONG WIND LIKELY ACROSS THE CODY FOOTHILLS...SOUTHEAST FREMONT
COUNTY AND NATRONA COUNTY ON SATURDAY AND PORTIONS OF THE WIND
RIVER BASIN AND JOHNSON COUNTY ON SUNDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL
LIKELY CAUSE WINDS TO GUST IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH ON SATURDAY IN THE
CODY FOOTHILLS...SOUTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY AND NATRONA COUNTY.
NORTHWEST FLOW BEHIND A COLD FRONT ON SUNDAY MAY CAUSE HIGH WIND
ACROSS THE WIND RIVER BASIN AS WELL AS NORTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY,

WYZ016-017-221200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.A.0022.141123T1500Z-141124T0000Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUBOIS...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
750 PM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...NORTHWEST WIND WILL INCREASE SUNDAY MORNING
  AND MAY BECOME STRONG FROM MIDDAY SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIND...NORTHWEST INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY IMPEDE TRAVEL FOR LIGHT AND HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ON SUNDAY. IN ADDITION...OBJECTS KEPT OUTDOORS
  MAY BE DAMAGED OR BLOWN AROUND BY THE WIND...TAKE TIME TO SECURE
  LOOSE OBJECTS IF POSSIBLE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
249 PM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...STRONG WINDS LIKELY ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING ON SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.A STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA BY LATE
TONIGHT. THIS WILL STRENGTHEN THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT AND
INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR VERY STRONG WINDS ACROSS SOUTHEAST
WYOMING BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. HIGH WINDS WILL FIRST DEVELOP
OVER THE WIND PRONE AREAS...SUCH AS ARLINGTON AND BORDEAUX. THE
WINDS WILL THEN SPREAD INTO THE LARAMIE RANGE AND ADJACENT
FOOTHILLS AFTER SUNRISE AND EVENTUALLY INTO THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
DURING THE AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG WELL INTO THE
EVENING HOURS ON SATURDAY...AND MAY EVEN INCREASE AGAIN FOR A
SHORT TIME ON SATURDAY NIGHT AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES
FROM THE NORTHWEST. FOR AREAS WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE...LIGHT
SNOW IS ALSO POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. THE SNOW
MAY COMBINE WITH HIGH WINDS TO CAUSE LOCALLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES
IN SOME AREAS...ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN LARAMIE AND
RAWLINS.

WYZ101-107-115-118-221300-
/O.NEW.KCYS.HW.A.0023.141122T1800Z-141123T1200Z/
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-EAST PLATTE COUNTY-
LARAMIE VALLEY-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...GLENDO...
WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...GUERNSEY...LARAMIE...CHEYENNE
249 PM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...HIGH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE LARAMIE
  VALLEY AND AREAS JUST EAST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE AFTER 11 AM
  SATURDAY. WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG THROUGH THE DAY AND NIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST-TO-SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND
  LIGHT WEIGHT TRAILERS MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRONG AND SUDDEN
  WIND GUSTS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY LOSE CONTROL DURING WHEN
  ENCOUNTERING STRONG WINDS AND MAY BE AT RISK OF BLOW OVER.

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.

&&

$$

HAMMER

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