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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
103 PM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

WYZ001>020-022>030-072015-
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-
103 PM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

GUSTY TO BREEZY WIND WILL CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON. STRONG WIND WILL CONTINUE OVER THE CODY
FOOTHILLS...THOUGH SHOULD REMAIN BELOW HIGH WIND THRESHOLDS.
REGARDLESS...STRONG CROSSWIND WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE OVER NEARBY
ROADWAYS. VERY STRONG WIND WILL ALSO CONTINUE OVER NATRONA AND THE
SOUTHEAST PORTION OF FREMONT COUNTIES THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 60
MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT
THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE PROBABILITY OF WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 50 MPH
OR ANY WIND RELATED DAMAGE. THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON




High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1256 PM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STRONG WINDS FAVORABLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING
THROUGH THIS EVENING..

.THE APPROACH OF ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL CONTINUE TO
CREATE A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
WYOMING. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR STRONG SURFACE WIND TO FORM ONCE
AGAIN FROM THE SOUTH PASS AREA... EAST THROUGH NATRONA COUNTY.

WYZ019-020-070600-
/O.CON.KRIW.HW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160207T0600Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
1256 PM MST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA
  TODAY CAUSING STRONG WIND. WIND IS EXPECTED TO PEAK THIS AFTERNOON
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF IN THE EVENING.

* WINDS...SPEEDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 55 TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WIND MAY CREATE HAZARDOUS CROSSWIND ACROSS
  AREA ROADWAYS IN ADDITION TO AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW CAUSING
  SLICK ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR CURRENT TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY THOSE IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

BRANHAM




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