WY WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Monday, February 26, 2018

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HIGH WIND WARNING

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Riverton WY

322 AM MST Mon Feb 26 2018

…HIGH WINDS TONIGHT FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING…

An approaching cold front and strong mid level winds mixing to

the surface will bring high winds to the Green Mountains and

Natrona County.

…HIGH WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED…

The National Weather Service in Riverton has cancelled the High

Wind Warning.

Winds have decreased across the area. Therefore, the high wind

warning has been cancelled. Wind gusts to 40 to 45 mph will

continue in some areas until dawn.

…HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST THIS

MORNING…

* TIMING…Strong winds continuing late tonight before after dawn

Monday.

* WINDS…Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts 70 mph.

* OBSERVED WINDS…A peak wind gust of 81 mph was recorded on

Wyoming Boulevard on the south side of Casper at 1131 PM

Sunday.

* IMPACTS…Travelers along Interstate 25 may experience strong

cross-winds. Travelers along highways 789 287 and 220 from

South Pass to Casper should prepare for strong winds, along

with possibly blowing and drifting snow. Extreme blow over

risk expected 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 WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST THIS

MORNING…

* TIMING…Strong winds continuing late tonight before after dawn

Monday.

* WINDS…Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts 70 mph.

* OBSERVED WINDS…A peak wind gust of 81 mph was recorded on

Wyoming Boulevard on the south side of Casper at 1131 PM

Sunday.

* IMPACTS…Travelers along Interstate 25 may experience strong

cross-winds. Travelers along highways 789 287 and 220 from

South Pass to Casper should prepare for strong winds, along

with possibly blowing and drifting snow. Extreme blow over

risk expected 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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