WY WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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WIND CHILL WARNING

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Riverton WY

1135 AM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

…Wind Chill Warning from Jeffrey City to the Casper area Tonight

and Wednesday Morning…

…WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM

MST WEDNESDAY…

* WHAT…Dangerously cold wind chills expected. Expect wind chills

of 30 to 40 below zero. The southwest wind of 10 to 20 mph with

local areas gusting to 30 mph will also cause areas of blowing

and drifting snow.

* WHERE…Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range and Natrona

County Lower Elevations.

* WHEN…From 5 PM this afternoon to 10 AM MST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The dangerously cold wind chills could

cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and

the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frostbite

can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions

are not taken.

…WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM

MST WEDNESDAY…

* WHAT…Dangerously cold wind chills expected. Expect wind chills

of 30 to 40 below zero. The southwest wind of 10 to 20 mph with

local areas gusting to 30 mph will also cause areas of blowing

and drifting snow.

* WHERE…Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range and Natrona

County Lower Elevations.

* WHEN…From 5 PM this afternoon to 10 AM MST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The dangerously cold wind chills could

cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and

the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frostbite

can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions

are not taken.

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