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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:40 AM MDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
rain and snowmelt in...
central Fremont County in central Wyoming...

* until 900 PM MDT Monday

* scattered rain showers are forecasted across the upper Wind River
basin Sunday afternoon through Monday morning. One half inch of
rain with local amounts of up one inch in thunderstorms is
expected. The combination of snowmelt and rainfall runoff will
cause significant rises along the Wind River through Monday night.
Widespread flooding of low lying areas along the Wind River is
likely through Monday night.

* At 9 am, the Wind River near DuBois crested near 5.1 feet early
Sunday morning. Minor flood stage is at 5.0 feet. The river is
expected to rise to 5.4 - 5.5 feet by Monday morning. Low land
flooding intensifies and becomes more widespread in and around
DuBois at river levels near 5.5 feet.

* At 9 am, the Wind River at Riverton is receding after cresting
near 9.3 feet late Saturday night. Minor flood stage is at 9.0
feet. The river is expected to rise to 9.4 to 9.5 feet late Sunday
night. The river is then forecasted to rise to 10.3 to 10.5 feet by
Monday night. At 10.0 feet, there is extensive agricultural
flooding downstream of Riverton near the black bridge and Hidden
Valley area.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Keep a safe distance from the raging waters of the Wind River.
River banks can suddenly become unstable and quickly wash away.

A Flood Warning means that flooding along the Wind River is imminent
or occurring.


Lat... Lon 4330 10912 4329 10909 4325 10903 4324 10899
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Fahey


Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 12:47 PM MDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Wyoming, north central Wyoming, and
northwest Wyoming, including the following areas, in central
Wyoming, upper Wind River basin, Wind River basin, and Wind
River mountains east. In north central Wyoming, Bighorn
Mountains southeast, Bighorn Mountains west, and southeast Big
Horn basin. In northwest Wyoming, Absaroka Mountains, Cody
foothills, north Big Horn basin, and Teton and Gros ventre
mountains.

* Through Monday afternoon

* widespread mountain rain showers with locally heavy rain
Sunday afternoon through early Monday morning will cause
additional significant increases in creek and river levels.
Many basins will receive up to one half to one inch of rain
this afternoon through early Monday morning, locally up to two
inches with thunderstorms.

* Several tributary creeks and streams that flow into the Big
Horn and Powder River have the greatest potential for moderate
flooding. Medicine Lodge creek, Ten Sleep Creek, Rock creek,
and Clear Creek are expected to flow at very high levels by
early Monday morning. The Wind River and the north/south Forks
of the Shoshone river will flow at very high levels for
widespread flooding of low lying areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 8:21 PM MDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Here are some rainfall totals through 800 PM MDT
Sunday evening...

Location amount elevation (ft.)

... Wyoming...

... Big Horn County...
5 ENE Hyattville 0.38 in 5670
30 E Greybull 0.23 in 8898
Lovell 0.02 in 3830

... Fremont County...
9 SW Lander 1.22 in 7085
N. Fork little Wind River 1.14 in 6120
10 W Fort Washakie 1.13 in 9235
11 SSE Lander 1.09 in 5773
14 ENE DuBois 0.97 in 7365
Crowheart 0.94 in 6099
Jeffrey City 0.88 in 6374
10 N DuBois 0.81 in 8085
3 NNW Hudson 0.75 in 5555
Boysen Reservoir 0.66 in 4710
N Fork popo agie river 0.53 in 5760
3 NNE South Pass City 0.51 in 8540
11 W Crowheart 0.50 in 6520
7 NW Lander 0.46 in 5797
10 se Crowheart 0.45 in 5654
Middle Fork popo agie river 0.45 in 6555
6 NW DuBois 0.43 in 7189
10 W DuBois 0.39 in 8432
7 SW Muddy Gap 0.31 in 7380
Fort Washakie 0.31 in 5565
13 NW Lost Cabin 0.29 in 6110
8 W South Pass City 0.23 in 8120
19 WSW DuBois 0.07 in 8833

... Hot Springs County...
S. Fork Owl Creek below anch 0.96 in 6120
10 S Meeteetse 0.65 in 7127
Kirby 0.21 in 4350
Thermopolis 0.07 in 4426

... Johnson County...
10 SW Kaycee 0.53 in 4900
7 SW Barnum 0.52 in 6440
3 SSE Barnum 0.35 in 5075
7 NW Mayoworth 0.23 in 5720
2 NW Mayoworth 0.17 in 5404
1 E Buffalo 0.16 in 4727
20 NW Mayoworth 0.13 in 8180
7 WSW Buffalo 0.04 in 5745
17 E Kaycee 0.04 in 4362
Linch 0.03 in 4934

... Lincoln County...
Smiths Fork near border 0.72 in 6650
15 NE Cokeville 0.66 in 8470
13 E Cokeville 0.09 in 7460
5 SSE La Barge 0.04 in 6530
3 NW Etna 0.01 in 5692
1 S Bedford 0.01 in 6279

... Natrona County...
Mills 1.39 in 5150
Casper - N Platte River 1.00 in 5100
1 E Casper 0.71 in 5334
Independence Rock 0.68 in 5920
Bar Nunn 0.63 in 5275
13 S Casper 0.44 in 6830
8 S Casper 0.39 in 7740
3 WSW Mills 0.36 in 5197
Pathfinder Reservoir 0.23 in 5858
16 S Hiland 0.11 in 6380
Midwest 0.05 in 4865
8 se Evansville 0.03 in 5592

... Park County...
Meeteetse 0.81 in 5797
2 WSW Cody 0.56 in 5167
Buffalo Bill Reservoir 0.40 in 5357
19 SSW Wapiti 0.38 in 6200
2 W pitchfork 0.23 in 6883
Hoyt Peak 0.19 in 9800
20 SW Cody 0.18 in 5843
Crandall 0.17 in 6640
6 E Sunlight Basin 0.14 in 6228
Powell 0.09 in 4386
5 WNW Clark 0.09 in 4659
1 W Clark 0.08 in 4270
2 N Frannie 0.07 in 4275
3 E Pahaska 0.07 in 7500
Mammoth 0.07 in 6300
9 E Tower Junction 0.04 in 7266
1 SW canyon 0.02 in 7900
tower falls 0.02 in 6266
Gardner river nr Mammoth, ye 0.01 in 5624
Pahaska 0.01 in 6800
NE entrance Yellowstone 0.01 in 7360

... Sublette County...
21 W Big Piney 0.17 in 8200
Bondurant 0.09 in 6650
2 NW Bondurant 0.04 in 6726
Boulder Lake 0.02 in 7350

... Teton County...
Jackson 0.45 in 6247
Jackson 0.45 in 6240
Alta 0.33 in 6430
2 NE Wilson 0.29 in 6184
3 SSW Jackson 0.23 in 6158
17 N Alta 0.18 in 6830
Moose 0.10 in 6466
lake Yellowstone 0.10 in 7835
Snake River at Jackson Lake 0.09 in 6779
4 N Moose 0.08 in 6730
South Entrance ynp 0.07 in 6900
7 E Moran jct 0.03 in 7251
5 S of South Entrance ynp 0.03 in 7020
4 W South Entrance ynp 0.01 in 7040
Lake Village 0.01 in 7875

... Washakie County...
16 se big trails 0.30 in 7220
15 SSW big trails 0.27 in 6554
1 se Ten Sleep 0.24 in 4419
Worland 0.20 in 4042
12 ENE Ten Sleep 0.14 in 8202
1 NNE Worland 0.13 in 4065
10 SSE Worland 0.05 in 4520
Ten Sleep 0.01 in 4470

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 12:47 PM MDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Wyoming, north central Wyoming, and
northwest Wyoming, including the following areas, in central
Wyoming, upper Wind River basin, Wind River basin, and Wind
River mountains east. In north central Wyoming, Bighorn
Mountains southeast, Bighorn Mountains west, and southeast Big
Horn basin. In northwest Wyoming, Absaroka Mountains, Cody
foothills, north Big Horn basin, and Teton and Gros ventre
mountains.

* Through Monday afternoon

* widespread mountain rain showers with locally heavy rain
Sunday afternoon through early Monday morning will cause
additional significant increases in creek and river levels.
Many basins will receive up to one half to one inch of rain
this afternoon through early Monday morning, locally up to two
inches with thunderstorms.

* Several tributary creeks and streams that flow into the Big
Horn and Powder River have the greatest potential for moderate
flooding. Medicine Lodge creek, Ten Sleep Creek, Rock creek,
and Clear Creek are expected to flow at very high levels by
early Monday morning. The Wind River and the north/south Forks
of the Shoshone river will flow at very high levels for
widespread flooding of low lying areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





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