Weather Advisory: Strong Thunderstorm tracking SW of Riverton heading NE

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Special Weather Statement concerning a strong thunderstorm tracking in Southeast Fremont County heading Northeast. See the advisory below:

 

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1116 AM MDT TUE JUN 3 2014

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GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE WY-LANDER FOOTHILLS WY-WIND
RIVER BASIN WY-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST WY-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST
WY-
1116 AM MDT TUE JUN 3 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY UNTIL
1230 PM MDT...

AT 1109 AM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A THUNDERSTORM NEAR RED CANYON...OR 14 MILES SOUTH OF
LANDER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH
OCCASIONAL DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.

THIS STORM WILL BE NEAR...
STATE HWY 135 MILE MARKER 20 AROUND 1145 AM MDT.
STATE HWY 135 MILE MARKER 10 AND SAND DRAW AROUND 1150 AM MDT.

THE PRIMARY THREAT WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM WILL BE STRONG WIND GUSTS
THAT WILL FAN OUT WELL AHEAD OF THE STORM CENTER. IF THREATENING
WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR AREA...TAKE SHELTER IN A STURDY BUILDING.

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