Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
510 PM MDT FRI MAY 18 2018

WYZ015-017>019-182345-
Wind River Basin-Wind River Mountains East-Green Mountains and
Rattlesnake Range-Lander Foothills-
510 PM MDT FRI MAY 18 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY UNTIL
545 PM MDT...

At 508 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Hidden Valley to near Sweetwater Station.
Movement was west at 25 mph.

Heavy rainfall, pea-sized hail, and gusty winds to 35 mph will be
possible with these storms.

These thunderstorms will gradually move toward Wyoming State Highway
789 between Hudson, Riverton, and Shoshoni. Motorists on Sand Draw
Road between Riverton and Sweetwater Station, and along Gas Hills
Road east of Riverton can expect ponding of water on the road. The
rain will quickly reduce visibility and motorists should slow down.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways, especially on gravel roads.

Deadly cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 4231 10795 4235 10866 4249 10864 4250 10863
      4251 10864 4329 10855 4317 10774
TIME...MOT...LOC 2306Z 099DEG 20KT 4311 10817 4251 10820

$$

Jones



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