The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a high wind warning for this afternoon.

... HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING... WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE MOD MORNING HOURS AND BECOME STRONG BY NOON TODAY.

* WINDS... WEST TO SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS... STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS AREA HIGHWAYS. RESIDENTS MAY NEED TO SECURE ANY LOOSE ITEMS BEFORE 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.

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... STRONG WINDS POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON...

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