10/16 High Wind Event across Western & Central Wyoming

A strong cold front blasted through the area on Tuesday...bringing areas of strong wind and some rain and snowfall to the region. Some of the stronger winds will return this afternoon, tapering off on Wednesday evening.

 

24 Hour Precipitation on Tuesday 16 October
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Wind Gust Summary:

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
928 PM MDT TUE OCT 16 2012

...HIGHEST WIND GUSTS THROUGH 900 PM OCT 16...

...LOCATION...                                                                            ...TIME...                  ...WIND...
NORTH ZONE (RAWS)(10750 FT WIND RIVER MTNS)   447 PM OCT 16     113 MPH
CHIEF JOSEPH (8 E SUNLIGHT BASIN)                              940 AM OCT 16      78 MPH
2 SE HILAND (NATRONA WY) (WYDOT)                               505 PM OCT 16      76 MPH
RIVERTON WEATHER OFFICE                                              425 PM OCT 16      75 MPH
CAMP CREEK RAWS (FREMONT WY) (7380 FT)             1250 PM OCT 16      72 MPH
10 NE ATLANTIC CITY (FREMONT WY)                              1245 PM OCT 16      71 MPH
8 W THERMOPOLIS (SPOTTER)                                           350 PM OCT 16      71 MPH
FALES ROCK (NATRONA WY) (6380 FT)                            1210 PM OCT 16      71 MPH
EAGLE RAWS (PARK WY) (7500 FT)(RAWS)                       457 PM OCT 16      66 MPH
5 WNW CLARK (PARK WY) (APRSWXNET)                         501 PM OCT 16      66 MPH
HOYT PEAK (PARK WY) (9900 FT)(MESOWEST)             1215 PM OCT 16      65 MPH
SNIDER BASIN (RAWS)                                                         1245 PM OCT 16      65 MPH
RIVERTON AIRPORT (FREMONT WY) (ASOS)                    426 PM OCT 16      64 MPH
SNOW SPRINGS CREEK RAWS (SWEETWATER WY)     544 PM OCT 16      63 MPH
ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT - ASOS                                        330 PM OCT 16      62 MPH
4 SW RIVERTON (NWS EMPLOYEE)                                     427 PM OCT 16      62 MPH
RATTLESNAKE MTN (RAWS) (8401 FT)                                940 AM OCT 16      61 MPH
10 E POINT OF ROCKS (SWEETWATER WY)                      510 PM OCT 16      60 MPH
NATRONA COUNTY  AIRPORT - CASPER ASOS                 535 PM OCT 16      60 MPH
2 W CODY (PARK WY) (5049 FT)(APRSWXNET)                 226 PM OCT 16      59 MPH
WIND RIVER (RAWS) (9235 FT)                                              501 PM OCT 16      59 MPH
6 WNW SWEETWATER STATION (FREMONT WY)              401 PM OCT 16      58 MPH
POKER CREEK (RAWS) (6440 FT)                                         546 PM OCT 16      58 MPH
8 N MEETEETSE (PARK WY) (WYDOT)                                  506 PM OCT 16      57 MPH
4 W MILFORD (FREMONT WY) (APRSWXNET)                 1240 PM OCT 16      57 MPH
14 N BAR NUNN (NATRONA WY) (WYDOT)                       1200 PM OCT 16      56 MPH
SPLIT ROCK CREEK (RAWS) (6554 FT)                               340 PM OCT 16      56 MPH
7 W ALCOVA (NATRONA WY) (WYDOT)                                  405 PM OCT 16      56 MPH
CROWHEART (FREMONT WY) (APRSWXNET)                    103 PM OCT 16      56 MPH
BUFFALO/JOHNSON COUNTY AIRPORT ASOS                  316 PM OCT 16      56 MPH
1 NNE GREEN RIVER (SWEETWATER WY)                          427 PM OCT 16      55 MPH
2 W SOUTH PASS CITY (FREMONT WY)                             1036 AM OCT 16      53 MPH
5 SE RELIANCE (SWEETWATER WY) (WYDOT)                  300 PM OCT 16      53 MPH
9 W RED DESERT (SWEETWATER WY) (WYDOT)              415 PM OCT 16      53 MPH
5 ESE STORY (JOHNSON WY) (WYDOT)                               301 PM OCT 16      52 MPH
7 WSW ROCK SPRINGS (SWEETWATER WY)                      340 PM OCT 16      52 MPH
6 SE SUPERIOR (SWEETWATER WY) (WYDOT)                   351 PM OCT 16      52 MPH
7 WNW GREEN RIVER (SWEETWATER WY)                         427 PM OCT 16      52 MPH
1 W CLARK (PARK WY) (APRSWXNET)                                   502 PM OCT 16      50 MPH


OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURES. NOT ALL DATA LISTED IS CONSIDERED OFFICIAL. THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE THANKS ITS PRIVATE AND PUBLIC PARTNERS FOR
PROVIDING US WITH THIS DATA.

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