Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
716 PM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

WYZ019-020-022-040200-
CASPER MOUNTAIN WY-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE WY-NATRONA
COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS WY-
716 PM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN NATRONA COUNTY UNTIL
800 PM MDT...

AT 708 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES EAST
OF BATES HOLE TO 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF U.S. HWY 220 MILE MARKER
90...AND MOVING NORTH AT 30 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS...ALONG
WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...PEA SIZE HAIL AND FREQUENT DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.

LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE...
  CASPER...
  EMIGRANT GAP...
  ALCOVA RESERVOIR

IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR AREA...TAKE SHELTER IN A
STURDY BUILDING.

BRIEF HEAVY RAIN...IS LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A FLOODED
ROADWAY.

BOATERS ON ALCOVA RESERVOIR SHOULD HEAD TO SHORE IMMEDIATELY AT THE
FIRST SIGN OF THREATENING WEATHER. THESE STORMS COULD MAINTAIN THEIR
INTENSITY BY THE TIME THEY REACH CASPER AROUND 8 PM. STAY TUNED FOR
FURTHER STATEMENTS CONCERNING THESE THUNDERSTORMS.

REPORT HAZARDOUS WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
RIVERTON AT 1-800-211-1448.

LAT...LON 4249 10625 4245 10670 4294 10664 4297 10610
TIME...MOT...LOC 0110Z 189DEG 24KT 4255 10631 4254 10660

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