Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
249 PM MDT WED MAY 23 2018

WYZ020-022-232115-
Casper Mountain-Natrona County Lower Elevations-
249 PM MDT WED MAY 23 2018

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

At 248 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9
miles northeast of Alcova, which is 19 miles southwest of Casper,
moving northeast at 30 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

This strong thunderstorm will be near...
  Emigrant Gap around 310 PM MDT.
  Mills, Red Butte, Natrona County Airport and Paradise Valley
  around 315 PM MDT.

Other locations impacted by this storm include Fort Casper
Campground, Casper Events Center, Casper Natrona County Airport,
Paradise Valley Country Club, Central Wyoming Fairgrounds, Bessemer
Bend, Casper College and Casper Mountain.

This includes Interstate 25 between mile markers 187 and 193.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

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 4256 10658 4261 10671 4264 10670 4265 10671
      4266 10671 4269 10676 4270 10676 4303 10658
      4290 10626
TIME...MOT...LOC 2048Z 208DEG 28KT 4268 10664

$$

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