NWS tracking strong thunderstorm in south central Fremont County

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Significant Weather advisory for Southern Fremont County until 4:30 pm MDT. At 3:36 pm MDT, National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking a strong Thunderstorm 21 miles southeast of Lander, moving east at 20 mph.

Hail up to one-half inch in diameter and wind gusts up to 40 mph are expected with this storm, along with heavy rain and frequent dangerous lightning.

This storm will be near. U. S. Hwy 287 mile marker 50 around 4:15 pm MDT and Sweetwater station around 4:30 pm MDT.

If threatening weather approaches your area, take shelter in a sturdy building.

Brief heavy rain, which may flood low lying areas such as ditches and underpasses, is also likely. Do not drive your vehicle on a flooded roadway.

–Provided by National Weather Service – Riverton