(Riverton, Wyo.) – Fremont County is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 9 p.m. on Tuesday along with 11 other counties.
The Watch was issued at 1:30 p.m. by the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla. The other counties under the watch are Big Horn, Johnson, Park, Teton, Lincoln, Sublette, Uinta, Hot Springs, Natrona, Sweetwater and Washakie.
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for west-central Fremont County and north-central Sublette County expired at 1:45 p.m. The storm in question was predicted to contain hail up to 1 inch in size and wind up to 50 mph.
A storm headed toward southern Fremont and Sublette counties was expected to carry hail up to half an inch in diameter, along with heavy rain and frequent lighting. A special weather statement related to this storm is in effect until 2:30 p.m.
Get the latest from the NWS Office in Riverton here.
(Radar image above as of 1:48 p.m. from NWS.)