(Lander, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service Office in Riverton has released the following Hazardous Weather Statement for southern Fremont County, including Lander:

“Thunderstorms developing over the South Pass area will continue to grow and become more numerous over southern Fremont County through noon. Dangerous lightning, small hail and strong wind gusts to 50 mph are possible.

“People in the southern Fremont County, including the southern Wind River Mountains, South Pass, Beaver Rim and Lander, should be prepared to move to safe shelter if thunderstorms approach.”