The National Weather has issued a Special Weather Statement.

... SHOWERS AND GUSTY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON...

WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HIGHER WIND GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER SOME FAVORED LOCATIONS. IN ADDITION... SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY BRING BRIEF HEAVY RAIN THAT COULD LIMIT VISIBILITY AT TIMES. MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO WATCH FOR STRONG CROSSWINDS AND RAPID CHANGES IN VISIBILITY.

A high wind watch is in effect too.

. HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WATCH... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* TIMING... WINDS WILL INCREASE BY MIDDAY WEDNESDAY AND BECOME STRONG WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* WINDS... WEST TO SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS... STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS AREA HIGHWAYS. RESIDENTS MAY NEED TO SECURE ANY LOOSE ITEMS BEFORE THE WINDS INCREASE.

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.

 

 

. STRONG WINDS POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH CENTRAL WYOMING WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS... COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS ALOFT MIXING TO THE GROUND MAY PRODUCE HIGH WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING. THE WIND SHOULD DECREASE AFTER SUNSET ON WEDNESDAY EVENING.