High winds predicted for Lander Foothills, Dubois this afternoon

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service reported at 12:13 this afternoon that the Lander foothills can expect high winds this afternoon, but a slight chance of precipitation.

The NWS also said scattered showers, both rain and snow, along with isolated thunderstorms are in store for the Wind River Range, and the Upper Green River Basin Foothills this afternoon.

See the special weather statements copied below:

WYZ014>016-025-162000-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
1213 PM MDT MON JUN 16 2014

SCATTERED SHOWERS...BOTH RAIN AND SNOW...ALONG WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON...TRAVELLING TO THE NORTHEAST AT 35 TO 40 MPH. SOME OF
THESE STORMS WILL HAVE GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS UP TO 45 MPH AND
OCCASIONAL LIGHTING THROUGH 2 PM. ABOVE 8500 FEET...RAIN SHOWERS WILL
TURN TO SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON...WITH UP TO AN INCH OF
ACCUMULATION BY THIS EVENING.

IF THUNDERSTORMS APPROACH MOVE INDOORS.

$$

WYZ018-162000-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-
1213 PM MDT MON JUN 16 2014

RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDER IN THE WIND RIVER
MOUNTAINS WILL PUSH STRONGER WINDS INTO THE FOOTHILLS THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH POSSIBLE AT TIMES. LITTLE RAIN IS
EXPECTED OTHER THAN A FEW SPRINKLES WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

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