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Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning
Issued: 7:29 AM MST Dec. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 2 PM MST this
afternoon...

* timing... strong southwest winds will occur this morning, then
shift more to the west this afternoon as a cold front moves
through the area. Wind gusts over 40 mph have been common this
evening. A wind gust of 71 mph occurred on outer drive at 3 am
this morning.

* Winds... southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph,
especially on outer drive in Casper.

* Impacts... travellers across Natrona County should be alert for
strong and sometimes sudden wind gusts. Keep two hands on the
wheel and slow down if necessary.

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: 3:14 AM MST Dec. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

Besides the potential for very strong winds over northern Johnson
County this afternoon and evening with a cold front pushing
southward, there could be an area of heavier snow showers
developing between eastern Johnson and northeast Natrona counties.
The exact area and amounts are uncertain but there is the
potential for 2 to 4 inches of snow from near Interstate 90 south
through Sussex, Linch and down to around Midwest moving southward
from late this morning into this afternoon. Lighter amounts are
possible elsewhere around the area.

Travellers should remain alert for rapidly changing weather
conditions across Johnson and Natrona County during the day
today.



314 am MST Wed Dec 12 2018

Besides the potential for very strong winds over northern Johnson
County this afternoon and evening with a cold front pushing
southward, there could be an area of heavier snow showers
developing between eastern Johnson and northeast Natrona counties.
The exact area and amounts are uncertain but there is the
potential for 2 to 4 inches of snow from near Interstate 90 south
through Sussex, Linch and down to around Midwest moving southward
from late this morning into this afternoon. Lighter amounts are
possible elsewhere around the area.

Travellers should remain alert for rapidly changing weather
conditions across Johnson and Natrona County during the day
today.



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