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WWUS75 KRIW 222008  
NPWRIW  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY  
108 PM MST WED NOV 22 2017  
 
...HIGH WINDS POSSIBLY RETURNING TO THE ABSAROKAS AND CODY  
FOOTHILLS THURSDAY...  
 
.AN APPROACHING FRONT MAY MIX STRONG MID LEVEL WINDS TO THE  
SURFACE AND BRING HIGH WINDS TO PORTIONS OF THE ABSAROKAS AND CODY  
FOOTHILLS.  
 
WYZ002-003-231000-  
/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.A.0025.171123T1200Z-171124T1200Z/  
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CODY AND MEETEETSE  
108 PM MST WED NOV 22 2017  
 
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE  
THURSDAY NIGHT...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND  
WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY  
NIGHT.  
 
* TIMING...WINDS INCREASING LATE TONIGHT AND BECOMING STRONG EARLY  
THURSDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.  
 
* WINDS...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH IN THE CODY  
FOOTHILLS, WITH HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE AROUND CLARK. IN THE  
ABSAROKAS, WEST WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 75 MPH.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS MAY PRODUCE A SIGNIFICANT BLOW  
OVER THREAT TO 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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