Thunderstorm Warning for Albany County WY and 1 More

CHEYENNE, WY (657 PM MDT Tue Aug 20 2019) — The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northeastern Albany County in southeastern Wyoming Central Platte County in southeastern Wyoming until 745 PM MDT. At 656 PM MDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 11 miles east of Harris Park to 10 miles southwest of Bordeaux, moving east at 15 mph. HAZARD: Ping pong ball size hail. SOURCE: Trained weather spotters. People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Locations impacted include Wheatland, Chugwater, Chugcreek, Lakeview North, Bordeaux, Westview Circle, Y-O Ranch and Slater. This includes Interstate 25 in Wyoming between mile markers 52 and 104. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Cheyenne. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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