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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1209 PM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

...Winds will be on the increase Wednesday into Thursday...

.Winds will already increase later tonight into Wednesday but even
stronger winds are expected later Wednesday night through Thursday
afternoon as a cold front approaches from the west.

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Natrona County Lower Elevations-
Including the city of Casper
1209 PM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday evening through Thursday
afternoon.

* TIMING...Southwest winds will increase late tonight through
  Wednesday but the strongest winds are expected later Wednesday
  night through Thursday afternoon.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 45 mph Wednesday and 35 to 55 mph later
  Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon with the potential
  for 60 mph wind gusts, especially on Outer Drive in Casper.

* IMPACTS...Travellers around the lower elevations of Natrona
  County will encounter strong and erratic wind gusts and areas
  of blowing snow with 8 to 10 inches of fresh snow to blow
  around. Visibilities could be sharply reduced at times during
  periods of strong wind gusts and blowing snow.

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.

&&

$$

Team Riverton


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
341 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

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Roberts-Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Dewey-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-
Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-
Lyman-Buffalo-
341 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018 /241 PM MST Tue Jan 23 2018/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of west central
Minnesota, central South Dakota, north central South Dakota, and
northeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Widespread fog is expected overnight. Some of it may become dense.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
303 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

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Divide-Burke-Renville-Williams-Mountrail-Ward-Mercer-Oliver-
McLean-Sheridan-Morton-Burleigh-Kidder-Grant-Sioux-Emmons-Logan-
McIntosh-
303 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018 /203 PM MST Tue Jan 23 2018/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
North Dakota, northwest North Dakota, south central North Dakota,
and southeast North Dakota.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Patchy dense fog will re-develop tonight with scattered visibilities
as low as a quarter mile at times.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1218 PM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

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Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
1218 PM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

...High Wind Watch for the Wind Corridor from Jeffrey City to
Casper late Wednesday night through Thursday Afternoon...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central
Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Light snow will continue over the northwest mountains and
Yellowstone through the day today. Light snow will gradually end
tonight over Yellowstone. Snow amounts will range between 1 to 2
inches.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Wednesday Night and Thursday...Very strong winds and areas of
blowing snow expected across the area between Jeffrey City and
Casper. Strong winds will also blow across Sweetwater County on
Thursday with a short period of snow and blowing snow.

Thursday...A brief period of snowfall out west.

Friday through Sunday...Periods of snow out west with significant
accumulation quite possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
511 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

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Converse County Lower Elevations-Niobrara County-
North Laramie Range-Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-
Shirley Basin-Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
East Platte County-Goshen County-Central Carbon County-
North Snowy Range Foothills-Southwest Carbon County-
Sierra Madre Range-Upper North Platte River Basin-Snowy Range-
Laramie Valley-South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-East Laramie County-
511 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of east central
Wyoming...south central Wyoming and southeast Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

West to southwest winds will be on the increase today and
particularly this evening. Wind prone areas of southeast Wyoming
are likely to see wind gusts in excess of 60 mph late this evening
into Wednesday. High Wind Watches are in effect for Bordeaux and
Arlington from late tonight into Wednesday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

Strong winds will continue most of the day Wednesday. High Wind
Watches are in effect for Arlington and Bordeaux Wednesday where
60 mph gusts are expected.

Another strong wind event is possible Thursday in the wind prone
areas of southeast Wyoming for Arlington, Bordeaux and south
Laramie Range.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
430 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

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430 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central South
Dakota and south central South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of fog may reduce visibility to a mile or less at times this
morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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