Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
329 PM MDT Sun Oct 2 2022

WYZ030-022200-
East Sweetwater County-
329 PM MDT Sun Oct 2 2022

...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of central Sweetwater
County through 400 PM MDT...

At 328 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 21
miles southwest of Bitter Creek Rest Area, or 22 miles southeast of
Rock Springs, moving northeast at 30 mph.

HAZARD...Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
         unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
         possible.

This storm will remain over mainly rural areas of central Sweetwater
County, including the following locations... Point Of Rocks and
Bitter Creek.

This includes Interstate 80 between mile markers 130 and 139.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

&&

LAT...LON 4133 10884 4140 10899 4172 10878 4155 10843
TIME...MOT...LOC 2128Z 228DEG 25KT 4144 10885

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH

$$

Rowe


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