Natrona County Lower Elevations Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:48 AM MST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 11 PM
MST Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 11 PM MST
Tuesday. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... high winds are expected to develop around 5 PM MST
Monday afternoon continuing through Tuesday night.

* Winds... west wind 35 to 45 mph gusting to 65 mph, locally higher
up to 75 mph on outer drive on the south side of Casper.

* Impacts... strong cross winds may produce an extreme blow over
threat for trucks pulling light weight and high profile
trailers.

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.