Tornado Watches/Warnings Friday
Tornado near Wheatland and Torrington
May 23, 2008
Tornadoes reported near Wheatland, moving towards Torrington and into panhandle of Nebraska Friday evening. Anyone in the path of this storm is advised to move into a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Abandon mobile homes and vehicles.
Update 6:14PM: Tornado reported near Veteran in southeast Wyoming, 15 miles southwest of Torrington, moving north at 36 miles per hour. Second Tornado has moved into Panhandle of Kimball County in Nebraska.
6:07PM: Tornado reported 6 miles southwest of Yoder in southeast Wyoming, 18 miles southwest of Torrington, moving north at 36 miles per hour. It will be near Lingle by 6:30 PM.
6:00PM: Tornado reported near Glendo Reservoir Marina, 29 miles north of Wheatland, moving at 34 mph. It will be near rural northern Platte County at 6:10 PM.
5:50PM: Tornado spotted 17 miles southeast of Glomill Reservoir, 28 miles south of Torrington. It is moving at 39 miles per hour. It will be near Yoder by 6:05 PM and Glomill Reservoir and Veteran by 6:10 PM.
5:36PM: A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 7:00 PM Friday evening for central Nebraska and southeastern Wyoming.
5:35PM: National Weather Service Doppler Radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. This tornado was located near I-25 mile marker 100, or 19 miles north of Wheatland, moving north at 20 mph.
5:20PM: Tornado spotted 12 miles north of Wheatland in southeast Wyoming It is moving north at 19 mph. Tornado will be near I-25 Mile Marker 100 by 5:40 PM. Report severe weather to 1-800-269-6220. Tornado Warning for Central Platte County in SE Wyoming. Tornado Watches in effect for Albany, Converse, Goshen, Laramie, Niobrara and Platte counties in Wyoming.
NOTE: There is NO severe weather in Upper Green River Valley or Sublette County/Pinedale at this time. For more info see the link below with the National Weather Service.