EVENT SUMMARY: High Winds across Wyoming March 26th (UPDATED 3/27)

A vigorous cold front pushed northeast across Wyoming Monday, bringing strong and damaging winds to central Wyoming. Winds continued to gust around 60 to 70 MPH overnight behind the front, especially in the northern Big Horn Basin, as well as Johnson County. Structural damage was reported in and around Riverton and Shoshoni. A horse trailer was blown over 10 miles west of Casper along U.S. Hwy 20/26, casuing the vehicle to crash into a ditch. Damage reports can be submitted via Facebook or at 1-800-211-1448.

Scroll down to see pictures and storm reports from Monday and Tuesday morning.

 

Visible satellite imagery from March 26th, 2012. You can see the line of clouds across southwest Wyoming at the beginning of the loop, then as the animation progresses you can see the circulation develop and move across central Wyoming to the northeast.

 

Images from the day. Click to enlarge.

Second surge of wind 10 miles north of Riverton, WY Monday afternoon (Photo: Kelly Allen)

The arrival of the front brought extremely dusty skies to Casper, WY. (Photo: Katie Anne Sittner)
Wind damage to the old Gizmo's building in Shoshoni, WY (Photo: Tami Harrison-Campbell) Wind damage to a porch under construction in Riverton, WY (Photo: Dan Berc)
Wind damage to a porch under construction in Riverton, WY (Photo: Dan Berc) Wind damage to a porch under construction in Riverton, WY (Photo: Dan Berc)

...HOT SPRINGS COUNTY...
BOYSEN (7300 FT) (FAA)                          235 PM MAR 26     82 MPH
...WASHAKIE COUNTY...
SPLIT ROCK CREEK RAWS (6000 FT)(RAWS)           340 PM MAR 26     59 MPH
WORLAND AIRPORT - ASOS (4245 FT)(ASOS)          253 PM MAR 26     55 MPH
...SWEETWATER COUNTY...
10 ENE WAMSUTTER (7037 FT)(WYDOT)               100 PM MAR 26     72 MPH
ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT - ASOS (6761 FT)(ASOS)    1205 PM MAR 26     62 MPH
9 W RED DESERT (6907 FT)(WYDOT)                1245 PM MAR 26     62 MPH
10 E POINT OF ROCKS (7139 FT)(WYDOT)           1220 PM MAR 26     59 MPH
...PARK COUNTY...
5 WNW CLARK (4659 FT)(APRSWXNET)                734 PM MAR 26     78 MPH
2 W CODY (5049 FT)(APRSWXNET)                   557 AM MAR 27     73 MPH
HOYT PEAK (9900 FT)(MESOWEST)                   430 PM MAR 26     64 MPH
8 SSW CLARK (4710 FT) (MESOWEST)                615 PM MAR 26     64 MPH
1 WNW POWELL (4386 FT) (APRSWXNET)              645 PM MAR 26     58 MPH
1 WEST CLARK (4270 FT) (APRSWXNET)              640 PM MAR 26     57 MPH
1 W POWELL (4462 FT)(APRSWXNET)                 450 PM MAR 26     55 MPH
...NATRONA COUNTY...
FALES ROCK RAWS (6380 FT)(GOES)                 310 PM MAR 26     85 MPH
2 SE HILAND (6099 FT)(WYDOT)                    216 PM MAR 26     79 MPH
NATRONA COUNTY  AIRPORT - CASPER ASOS (ASOS)    455 PM MAR 26     72 MPH
14 N BAR NUNN (5758 FT)(WYDOT)                  856 PM MAR 26     71 MPH
CASPER MOUNTAIN (7740 FT) (RAWS)                252 PM MAR 26     68 MPH
7 W ALCOVA (6319 FT)(WYDOT)                     205 PM MAR 26     66 MPH
2 NE CASPER (PUBLIC)                            243 PM MAR 26     63 MPH
...LINCOLN COUNTY...
MT COFFIN (15 E SMOOT) (10870 FT)(MESOWEST)     345 PM MAR 26     77 MPH
...JOHNSON COUNTY...
10 NE MAYOWORTH (5059 FT)(WYDOT)                916 PM MAR 26     72 MPH
25 ESE BUFFALO (4367 FT)(WYDOT)                 300 PM MAR 26     65 MPH
POKER CREEK RAWS (6440 FT)(RAWS)                746 PM MAR 26     60 MPH
KAYCEE (4681 FT)(APRSWXNET)                     311 PM MAR 26     59 MPH
BUFFALO/JOHNSON COUNTY AIRPORT ASOS (ASOS)     1049 AM MAR 26     55 MPH
20 SW ECHETA (4097 FT)(WYDOT)                   415 PM MAR 26     55 MPH
...FREMONT COUNTY...
6 WNW SWEETWATER STATION (6699 FT)(WYDOT)       530 PM MAR 26     75 MPH
LANDER AIRPORT / ASOS (5586 FT)(ASOS)           119 PM MAR 26     72 MPH
CAMP CREEK RAWS (7380 FT)(RAWS)                 750 PM MAR 26     70 MPH
1 NNW JEFFREY CITY (6374 FT)(APRSWXNET)         115 PM MAR 26     69 MPH
RIVERTON AIRPORT (5525 FT)(ASOS)                136 PM MAR 26     64 MPH
SOUTH PASS (8491 FT) (FAA)                      115 PM MAR 26     63 MPH
ANDERSON RIDGE RAWS (8120 FT)(RAWS)            1250 PM MAR 26     61 MPH
2 WSW RIVERTON (PUBLIC)                         130 PM MAR 26     58 MPH
10 NE ATLANTIC CITY (6762 FT)(WYDOT)            350 PM MAR 26     55 MPH
...BIG HORN COUNTY...
MILL CREEK RAWS (8930 FT)(RAWS)                 358 PM MAR 26     59 MPH
POWELL (4462 FT) (APRSWXNET)                    451 PM MAR 26     55 MPH
GREYBULL AIRPORT (3940 FT) (ASOS)               318 PM MAR 26     50 MPH


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