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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
832 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022

WYZ001>020-022>030-191300-
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-
832 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...High Wind Watch in Effect for Portions of the Area from
Tonight through Thursday...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Elevated fire weather conditions for portions of central and
southern Wyoming this afternoon into the evening.

Strong to high wind possible for the Cody Foothills and Absaroka
Range tonight. Please see High Wind Watch for details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thursday...High wind possible in portions of central and southern
Wyoming. Please see High Wind Watch for details.

Thursday night through Friday night...Turning much colder with
snow showers, especially in the mountains. Freezing temperatures
Thursday night and Friday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

$$



High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
306 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022

WYZ015-018-190000-
/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.A.0008.220519T1200Z-220519T2100Z/
Wind River Mountains East-Lander Foothills-
Including the city of Lander
306 AM MDT Wed May 18 2022

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

* WHAT...Southwest winds 40 to 50 mph with gusts up to 75 mph
  possible in the Wind River Range. Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph
  with gusts to 60 mph in the Lander Foothills.

* WHERE...Wind River Mountains East and Lander Foothills.

* WHEN...From Thursday morning through Thursday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to transportation. Elevated blowover risk,
  especially for light and high profile vehicles, including
  campers and tractor trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

&&

$$



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