Tornado Warning Issued for Platte County
The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Tornado Warning for southern Platte County until 3:30 p.m.
At 255 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Bordeaux, or 10 miles south of Wheatland, moving
north at 20 mph.
HAZARD...Tornado and golf ball size hail.
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...
Slater around 305 PM MDT.
Bordeaux around 310 PM MDT.
Westview Circle around 325 PM MDT.
Wheatland, Y-O Ranch, Chugcreek and Lakeview North around 330 PM
This includes Interstate 25 in Wyoming between mile markers 67 and
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.
To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in