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Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 1:46 AM MDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 am MDT this morning
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.

* From 6 am MDT this morning through Monday afternoon

* creeks and rivers have been running at high levels during the
last two days due to accelerated snowmelt runoff. Widespread
mountain rain showers expected today will cause additional
significant increases in creek and river levels. Many basins
will receive up to one half inch of rain this morning through
tonight with local amounts of up to one inch possible with
thunderstorms.

* Snake River basin: expect minor flooding along Pacific creek
and minor to moderate flooding along the Gros ventre river
near Kelly. Flows along the Gros ventre river near Kelly may
reach 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) by Monday morning.
Flows along the Snake River near Jackson may reach 22,000 cfs
by Monday afternoon.

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.



Team Riverton



834 am MDT Sat may 26 2018

The National Weather Service in Riverton has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
central Fremont County in central Wyoming...

* until 900 am MDT Sunday

* minor flooding of low lying areas along the Wind River from DuNoir
valley downstream to the black bridge area near Riverton will
continue through Sunday morning.

* At 800 am, the Wind River near DuBois was near 5.1 feet. Minor
flood stage is at 5.0 feet. The river is expected to rise to 5.3
feet by early Sunday morning. Minor flooding of low lying areas in
and around DuBois usually occurs at river levels of 5.0 to 5.3
feet.

* At 800 am, the Wind River at Riverton is receding after cresting
at 8.7 feet late Friday night. The river is expected to rise and
fluctuate at 9.1 to 9.2 feet late Saturday night/early Sunday
morning. Minor flood stage is at 9.0 feet. Minor flooding of low
lying areas near the black bridge area usually occurs at river
stages of 9.0 to 9.5 feet.

* Warm and windy conditions over the mountains Saturday followed by
widespread rain showers on Sunday will cause even sharper rises in
river levels along the Wind River for the remainder of the
Memorial Day weekend. This advisory will most likely be upgraded
to a Flood Warning with the expected much higher river flows.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, and minor
flooding of low lying areas is occurring or is imminent.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


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Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 1:46 AM MDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 am MDT this morning
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.

* From 6 am MDT this morning through Monday afternoon

* creeks and rivers have been running at high levels during the
last two days due to accelerated snowmelt runoff. Widespread
mountain rain showers expected today will cause additional
significant increases in creek and river levels. Many basins
will receive up to one half inch of rain this morning through
tonight with local amounts of up to one inch possible with
thunderstorms.

* Snake River basin: expect minor flooding along Pacific creek
and minor to moderate flooding along the Gros ventre river
near Kelly. Flows along the Gros ventre river near Kelly may
reach 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) by Monday morning.
Flows along the Snake River near Jackson may reach 22,000 cfs
by Monday afternoon.

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.



Team Riverton



834 am MDT Sat may 26 2018

The National Weather Service in Riverton has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
central Fremont County in central Wyoming...

* until 900 am MDT Sunday

* minor flooding of low lying areas along the Wind River from DuNoir
valley downstream to the black bridge area near Riverton will
continue through Sunday morning.

* At 800 am, the Wind River near DuBois was near 5.1 feet. Minor
flood stage is at 5.0 feet. The river is expected to rise to 5.3
feet by early Sunday morning. Minor flooding of low lying areas in
and around DuBois usually occurs at river levels of 5.0 to 5.3
feet.

* At 800 am, the Wind River at Riverton is receding after cresting
at 8.7 feet late Friday night. The river is expected to rise and
fluctuate at 9.1 to 9.2 feet late Saturday night/early Sunday
morning. Minor flood stage is at 9.0 feet. Minor flooding of low
lying areas near the black bridge area usually occurs at river
stages of 9.0 to 9.5 feet.

* Warm and windy conditions over the mountains Saturday followed by
widespread rain showers on Sunday will cause even sharper rises in
river levels along the Wind River for the remainder of the
Memorial Day weekend. This advisory will most likely be upgraded
to a Flood Warning with the expected much higher river flows.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, and minor
flooding of low lying areas is occurring or is imminent.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 4346 10946 4343 10943 4343 10939 4344 10934
      4341 10930 4336 10924 4334 10921 4334 10917
      4328 10909 4326 10904 4323 10895 4323 10891
      4322 10888 4321 10884 4318 10875 4311 10868
      4309 10863 4309 10861 4307 10857 4303 10851
      4303 10847 4302 10841 4302 10837 4306 10834
      4304 10833 4303 10833 4300 10836 4300 10843
      4301 10848 4301 10852 4304 10857 4306 10859
      4306 10862 4307 10863 4308 10866 4308 10869
      4310 10872 4317 10879 4321 10891 4321 10897
      4325 10907 4332 10919 4333 10923 4336 10927
      4338 10931 4341 10935 4342 10936 4341 10938
      4341 10945 4343 10946 4345 10950 4347 10952
      4349 10953 4350 10957 4353 10967 4355 10972
      4356 10976 4359 10975 4358 10974 4357 10969
      4353 10963 4352 10956 4351 10952


Fahey



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