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Special Statement

Statement as of 4:05 AM MDT on September 05, 2015

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on September 05, 2015


... Sharp cold front to bring cooler temperatures and possible
mountain snow this Labor Day weekend...

An area of low pressure... and its associated cold front... will
push across the cowboy state this Holiday weekend. Widespread
afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be possible ahead of
this front today across the Bighorn Mountains. A few storms could
produce frequent lightning and gusty winds at times. The mentioned
cold front will push across northern Wyoming late this evening.
This will bring mainly scattered rain showers across the Bighorn
Mountains. Some snow could develop above 8500 feet early Sunday
morning... but little or no snow accumulations will occur.

Dry conditions are then expected for the rest of Sunday into Labor
Day. Much cooler temperatures are expected for Sunday... with highs
in the 40s and 50s. Morning lows on Monday will be in the 20s and
low 30s... with slightly warmer daytime highs in the 50s expected.



405 am MDT Sat Sep 5 2015

... Sharp cold front to bring cooler temperatures and possible
mountain snow this Labor Day weekend...

An area of low pressure... and its associated cold front... will
push across the cowboy state this Holiday weekend. Widespread
afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be possible ahead of
this front today across the Bighorn Mountains. A few storms could
produce frequent lightning and gusty winds at times. The mentioned
cold front will push across northern Wyoming late this evening.
This will bring mainly scattered rain showers across the Bighorn
Mountains. Some snow could develop above 8500 feet early Sunday
morning... but little or no snow accumulations will occur.

Dry conditions are then expected for the rest of Sunday into Labor
Day. Much cooler temperatures are expected for Sunday... with highs
in the 40s and 50s. Morning lows on Monday will be in the 20s and
low 30s... with slightly warmer daytime highs in the 50s expected.



405 am MDT Sat Sep 5 2015

... Sharp cold front to bring cooler temperatures and possible
mountain snow this Labor Day weekend...

An area of low pressure... and its associated cold front... will
push across the cowboy state this Holiday weekend. Widespread
afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be possible ahead of
this front today across the Bighorn Mountains. A few storms could
produce frequent lightning and gusty winds at times. The mentioned
cold front will push across northern Wyoming late this evening.
This will bring mainly scattered rain showers across the Bighorn
Mountains. Some snow could develop above 8500 feet early Sunday
morning... but little or no snow accumulations will occur.

Dry conditions are then expected for the rest of Sunday into Labor
Day. Much cooler temperatures are expected for Sunday... with highs
in the 40s and 50s. Morning lows on Monday will be in the 20s and
low 30s... with slightly warmer daytime highs in the 50s expected.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:12 AM MDT on September 05, 2015



... Strongest wind reports Friday and Friday evening...

Location speed time/date elevation

16 S Hiland 63 mph 1210 am 09/05 6380 ft
Rock Springs Airport 60 mph 0652 PM 09/04 6760 ft
Lander Airport 58 mph 0434 PM 09/04 5586 ft
3 NNW Hudson 54 mph 0546 PM 09/04 5555 ft
DuBois Airport 51 mph 1035 PM 09/04 7297 ft
30 E Greybull 50 mph 0658 PM 09/04 8898 ft
S. Bighorn mts 50 mph 0740 PM 09/04 6554 ft
Kirby 48 mph 0636 PM 09/04 4350 ft
7 SW Muddy Gap 46 mph 1050 PM 09/04 7380 ft
7 SW Barnum 45 mph 0546 PM 09/04 6440 ft

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


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