WY WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Sunday, February 25, 2018

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HIGH WIND WATCH

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Riverton WY

1020 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

…HIGH WINDS RETURNING TO PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL

WYOMING…

.An approaching cold front and strong mid level winds mixing to

the surface will bring high winds to portions of the Cody

Foothills, Green Mountains and Natrona County.

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST MONDAY…

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a High Wind

Warning, which is in effect until 8 AM MST Monday. The High Wind

Watch is no longer in effect.

* TIMING…Increasing today and tonight before decreasing Monday

morning.

* WINDS…West 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph. Gusts to 80 mph

possible in the vicinity of Clark.

* IMPACTS…Travellers along highway 120 between Meeteetse and

Clark should prepare for strong crosswinds. Extreme blow over

risk exists for trucks pulling light weight and high profile

trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected

or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts

of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

…HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON

THROUGH MONDAY MORNING…

* TIMING…Increasing today and possibly become strong tonight

before decreasing Monday morning.

* WINDS…Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph.

* IMPACTS…Travelers along Interstate 25 may experience strong

cross-winds. Travelers along highway 789/287/220 from South Pass

to Casper should prepare for strong winds, along with possibly

blowing/drifting snow. Extreme blow over risk expected for

trucks pulling light weight and high profile trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous

high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph…or gusts of

58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest

forecasts.

…HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON

THROUGH MONDAY MORNING…

* TIMING…Increasing today and possibly become strong tonight

before decreasing Monday morning.

* WINDS…Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph.

* IMPACTS…Travelers along Interstate 25 may experience strong

cross-winds. Travelers along highway 789/287/220 from South Pass

to Casper should prepare for strong winds, along with possibly

blowing/drifting snow. Extreme blow over risk expected for

trucks pulling light weight and high profile trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous

high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph…or gusts of

58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest

forecasts.

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST MONDAY…

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a High Wind

Warning, which is in effect until 8 AM MST Monday. The High Wind

Watch is no longer in effect.

* TIMING…Increasing today and tonight before decreasing Monday

morning.

* WINDS…West 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph. Gusts to 80 mph

possible in the vicinity of Clark.

* IMPACTS…Travellers along highway 120 between Meeteetse and

Clark should prepare for strong crosswinds. Extreme blow over

risk exists for trucks pulling light weight and high profile

trailers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected

or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts

of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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