Northeast Johnson County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Warning
Statement as of 2:40 AM MDT on March 28, 2015

... High Wind Warning in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
midnight MDT tonight...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a High Wind
Warning... which is in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to midnight
MDT tonight. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Summary and timing... northwest wind will increase today and
become strong late this afternoon and into the evening.

* Wind... northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts 55 to 65 mph.

* Impacts... motorists on interstates 25 and 90... especially across
the northern half of Johnson County... should be prepared for
very strong winds late this afternoon and evening. Residents
should secure any loose items that may be blown around when the
winds increase.

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.

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.

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 2:43 AM MDT on March 28, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 9 PM MDT
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zone 281...

* affected area... fire weather zone 281.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph until about 4
PM MDT... then wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts of
50 to 60 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 14 percent.

* Impacts... conditions may be favorable for intense fires with
rapid rates of spread.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

Record Report
Statement as of 01:27 am MDT on March 28, 2015

... Record high temperature set at Rock Springs WY...

high pressure and mostly sunny skies... helped push temperatures to
record levels across Wyoming. A record high temperature of 66
degrees was set at Rock Springs WY yesterday. This breaks the old
record of 64 set in 1986.

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