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High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:14 AM MDT Oct. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 10 am to 6 PM MDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 10 am to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* Timing... southwest winds will be gusty over wind-prone locations
by sunrise Friday morning. High winds will become widespread by
mid to late morning and last through this evening.

* Winds... southwest winds 30 to 40 mph late this morning, with
gusts of 60 to 65 mph. Higher gusts up to 70 mph could occur
along outer drive on the south side of Casper.

* Impacts... strong Crosswinds will pose a risk to high profile
lightweight vehicles.

* Additional impacts... low relative humidity values and above
normal temperatures will continue today. Outdoor burning is
highly discouraged!

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.




Special Statement
Issued: 2:19 PM MDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Strong winds with low relative humidity Friday...

Ahead of a Pacific low pressure trough, strong winds are expected
developing late Friday morning continuing through Friday evening.
Southwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph are
expected. Relative humidity is expected to drop to 17 to 23
percent in the afternoon.

Travel with light weight and high profile trailers may become
difficult. Outdoor burning is not recommended.



219 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

... Strong winds with low relative humidity Friday...

Ahead of a Pacific low pressure trough, strong winds are expected
developing late Friday morning continuing through Friday evening.
Southwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph are
expected. Relative humidity is expected to drop to 17 to 23
percent in the afternoon.

Travel with light weight and high profile trailers may become
difficult. Outdoor burning is not recommended.



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