Backcountry Lightning Awareness stressed; Today’s weather more of the same
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Today is day two of Lightning Awareness Week from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Riverton. See the graphic above for today’s discussion on back country risk management.
Today’s weather calls for more of the same: Partly cloudy skies, warmer with scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms. The NWS said some of those storms may produce gusty winds and small hail. The Hazardous Weather Outlook is copied below:
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.
.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS…WITH THE BEST CONCENTRATION EXPECTED ALONG AND EAST OF THE DIVIDE. SOME STORMS MAY BECOME STRONG WITH HAIL…LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WIND.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY…ISOLATED TO SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS. SOME STORMS WILL HAVE GUSTY WIND AND HAIL.
FRIDAY…A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE REGION.
SATURDAY…ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.