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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 1:53 AM MST on November 21, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EST on November 23, 2014


... High wind watch remains in effect from Saturday morning
through Saturday evening...

A high wind watch remains in effect from Saturday morning through
Saturday evening.

* Summary and timing... southwest flow will increase ahead of an
incoming storm system early Saturday morning... peaking
Saturday morning into early Saturday afternoon.

* Wind... southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts over 60 mph.

* Impacts... strong winds may impede travel for light and high
profile vehicles on Saturday across portions of Highway
789... 287... and 26. Please check for closures and advisories
before attempting travel in this area on Saturday. In
addition... objects kept outdoors may be damaged or blown around
by the wind... take time to secure loose objects if possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... a high wind watch means conditions are favorable for a
hazardous high wind event in and close to the watch area.

The latest Road conditions provided by the Wyoming Department of
Transportation are available by calling 5-1-1 or on the internet
at wyoroad.Info.




Special Weather Statement

Statement as of 2:01 AM MST on November 20, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EST on December 20, 2014


... Increasing strong winds will introduce a change in the weather
across portions of northeastern Sweetwater County... southeastern
Fremont County... and most of Natrona County beginning Saturday
morning and lasting through Sunday morning...

Saturday... southwest winds will increase through the day on
Saturday... blowing 25 to 40 mph with gusts between 40 and 55 mph at
times. Winds atop the Casper Mountain area may gust as high
as 60 to 70 mph. Additionally... light snowfall will develop late in
the day on Saturday lasting through the evening period with the area
likely to see a trace to a couple of inches of new snowfall by Sunday
morning. The combination of snow and wind may cause some
periods of reduced visibilities and slick roads.

All travelers and other outdoor enthusiasts should be prepared for
this wind and winter weather event... with the possibility of
delayed travel at times. Please check back with the National Weather
Service in Riverton through the rest of the week for future forecasts
and statements concerning the this event.



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Alaska - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Tornado Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Flash Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Tornado Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Fire Weather Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory
Illinois - Freezing Rain Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Freezing Rain Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Record Report
Louisiana - Tornado Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory
Maine - Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Freezing Rain Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nevada - High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
New York - Areal Flood Watch , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Ohio - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Tornado Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Oregon - High Surf Warning , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Air Stagnation Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Special Statement
Tennessee - Public Information Statement
Texas - Tornado Watch
Utah - Winter Storm Watch , Special Weather Statement
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Washington - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory, Air Stagnation Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Freezing Rain Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement
- Tornado Watch