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Tornado Warning for Hot Springs County

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...

Southeastern Hot Springs County in central Wyoming...

* Until 145 PM MDT.

* At 111 AM MDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado

was located 9 miles southeast of Hamilton Dome, which is 10 miles

west of Thermopolis, moving east at 25 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado and hail up to two inches in diameter.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without

shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.

Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree

damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near...

Lucerne and Hot Springs State Park around 135 PM MDT.

Thermopolis around 140 PM MDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Hot

Springs County Fairgrounds and Hot Springs County Airport.


TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest

floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a

mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter

and protect yourself from flying debris.