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Major Storm Arriving Into The Western U.S.

A major Pacific storm system will arrive into the Pacific Northwest and produce locally heavy rain, heavy mountain snow, gusty winds and a slew of marine hazards. This significant storm will dig down the West Coast over the weekend into the Southwestern U.S. For Saturday and Sunday, expect heavy to excessive rainfall along the California coast and widespread heavy mountain snow across the West. Read More >

Very Strong to Damaging winds expected over portions of north-central Wyoming tonight.  

Peak wind gusts of 55 to 70 mph are expected across portions of north-central Wyoming tonight. The strongest winds are anticipated to occur during the overnight hours. Winds will generally be from the southwest or west, causing an extreme blow over risk for high profile or light-weight vehicles especially on north to south oriented roadways, including Highway 120.

Here are wind gust reports from the last 24 hours ending around 9:15am today (February 19th).


Here is our most recent graphics created about the ongoing weather situation:



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 Current High Wind Warning locations.
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  Forecast Maximum Wind Gusts through Saturday morning. Wind gusts over 60 MPH are expected.
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