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Teton County Emergency Management
Sunday August 7th, 2016 :: 11:01 a.m. MDT

Advisory

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:45AM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... CENTRAL TETON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WYOMING...

* UNTIL 1145 AM MDT

* AT 1056 AM MDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MOUNT MORAN... OR 12 MILES NORTHEAST OF ALTA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR... MORAN BAY AROUND 1100 AM MDT. COLTER BAY VILLAGE AROUND 1110 AM MDT. SOUTH ENTRANCE AROUND 1135 AM MDT. OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE JACKSON LAKE LODGE...LEEKS LODGE...FLAGG RANCH VILLAGE...LIZARD CREEK CAMPGROUND...PHANTUM CAMPSITE...JENNY LAKE LODGE AND SIGNAL MOUNTAIN LODGE. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: TETON

Instructions:

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. 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. IF ON OR NEAR WATER...GET AWAY AND MOVE INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

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Address/Location
Teton County Emergency Management
3240 Adams Canyon Dr
Jackson, WY 83001

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 307-733-9572

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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