Severe Thunderstorm Affects Natrona County
The National Weather Service's Riverton office has issued a significant weather advisory for eastern Natrona County until 5:15 p.m. today.
The NWS's Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm moving northeast at 15 mph near Paradise Valley west of Casper
Wind gusts up to 40 mph are expected with this storm along with heavy rain.
The storm is expected to arrive in Mills about 4:30 p.m., Casper about 4:40 p.m., Bar Nunn about 4:45 p.m., the Eastridge Mall about 4:50 p.m., and Evansville about 4:55 p.m.
This area includes Interstate 25 between mile markers 178 and 199.
If threatening weather approaches your area, take shelter in a sturdy building.
A brief heavy rain may flood low lying or poor drainage areas such as ditches and underpasses. Do not drive your vehicle on a flooded roadway.