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Waterspouts, landslides and massive floods


Mother Nature can take on some ornery appearances across America this time of year – even here in Wyoming.

Although tornadoes are rare in the Cowboy State, dust devils and waterspouts are quite common.

Recently an amazing image of a waterspout was photographed by weather spotter Kathy Milton Raper along the Green River Lakes in Sublette County at 7,782 feet above sea level.

The National Weather Service staff went to the archives and was unable to ever ascertain a report of anything like this at this elevation in the history of recording weather.

Raper and her husband Charlie were four-whe...

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