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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 6:25 AM MST on November 28, 2014

Expires 2:00 PM EST on November 29, 2014


... High wind watch remains in effect from 5 PM MST this afternoon
through Saturday morning...

A high wind watch remains in effect from 5 PM MST this afternoon
through Saturday morning.

* Summary and timing... southwest winds will increase across the
Wind River mountains this afternoon... and then down across
Beaver Rim... the Green Mountains and rattlesnake range by
Friday evening. Strongest winds should occur from late this
evening through Saturday morning.

* Wind... southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts near 65 mph.

* Impacts... high winds may make travel dangerous for light and
high profile vehicles.

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.




Record Report

Statement as of 12:38 AM MST on November 28, 2014


... Record high temperature set at Riverton WY...

high pressure brought warm conditions across much of the region
yesterday. A record high temperature of 58 degrees was set at
Riverton WY yesterday. This breaks the old record of 53 set in 1998.
Note the records for the Riverton site only date back to 1995.

The record for the cooperative observer site at Riverton for
November 27 is 65 degrees... which was last set in 1949.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:07 AM MST on November 28, 2014



... Strongest winds Thursday and Thursday night ...

A combination of very Strong Mountain top winds... and a tight
pressure gradient resulted in damaging winds across the Absaroka
Mountains and adjacent Cody foothills. Reported wind gusts of around
80 mph occurred in Cody... while over 100 mph occurred on the west of
Clark... which is about 7 miles south of the Montana border along
Highway 120. This has resulted in some trees being blown down as
well as power outages in the city of Cody.

Location speed time/date

... Fremont County...
7 NW Lander (5797 ft) 75 mph 1241 PM 11/27
10 W Fort Washakie (9235 ft) 64 mph 1101 PM 11/27
Crowheart (6099 ft) 57 mph 0132 PM 11/27
7 SW Muddy Gap (7380 ft) 55 mph 0150 PM 11/27
Lander Airport (5586 ft) 53 mph 0155 am 11/28
10 N DuBois (8085 ft) 53 mph 1157 PM 11/27
South Pass (8491 ft) 51 mph 0335 PM 11/27
2 W South Pass City (8185 ft) 49 mph 1216 PM 11/27
Red Canyon (6768 ft) 45 mph 1155 am 11/27
Beaver Rim (6784 ft) 42 mph 0321 am 11/28
8 W South Pass City (8120 ft) 40 mph 0150 PM 11/27

... Hot Springs County...
10 S Meeteetse (7127 ft) 60 mph 0442 am 11/28
Boysen Reservoir (7300 ft) 60 mph 0915 PM 11/27

... Johnson County...
7 SW Barnum (6440 ft) 58 mph 1046 PM 11/27
12 N Kaycee (5287 ft) 45 mph 0506 PM 11/27
5 ESE story (4673 ft) 41 mph 0321 am 11/28
13 NNW Buffalo (4737 ft) 40 mph 0150 PM 11/27

... Natrona County...
outer drive - Casper (5493 ft) 53 mph 1031 PM 11/27
16 S Hiland (6380 ft) 52 mph 0710 am 11/27
Casper Airport (5320 ft) 41 mph 1130 am 11/27

... Park County...
5 WNW Clark (4659 ft) 107 mph 0501 am 11/28
chief Joseph Hwy (8136 ft) 88 mph 1105 PM 11/27
sheriff's office in Cody 82 mph 0412 am 11/28
10 WNW Cody (8401 ft) 71 mph 0240 am 11/28
8 N Meeteetse (5926 ft) 68 mph 1236 PM 11/27
Powell Airport (5050 ft) 60 mph 0515 am 11/28
3 W Powell (4505 ft) 56 mph 1128 PM 11/27
1 W Clark (4270 ft) 53 mph 0351 am 11/28
Cody Airport (5100 ft) 52 mph 0535 am 11/28
1 WNW Powell (4386 ft) 51 mph 0515 am 11/28
chief Joseph Hwy mile 9 43 mph 0112 am 11/28
Meeteetse (5797 ft) 40 mph 0913 am 11/27

... Teton County...
Summit - Jackson resort 58 mph 0130 PM 11/27

... Washakie County...
S. Bighorn mts (6554 ft) 41 mph 1140 PM 11/27

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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