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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:16 AM MDT on May 22, 2018

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 23, 2018


... Flood Watch in effect from 6 PM MDT this evening through
Wednesday morning...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Wyoming, north central
Wyoming, and northwest Wyoming, including the following areas,
in central Wyoming, upper 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 and north Big
Horn basin.

* From 6 PM MDT this evening through Wednesday morning

* three quarters to one inch of rain is expected across the upper
Wind River basin and Absaroka Mountains tonight through early
Wednesday morning; while one inch to an inch and a half inch of
rain is forecasted across the Big Horn Mountains tonight through
early Wednesday morning. Locally higher amounts of
precipitation is possible with thunderstorms.

* Rapid rises of streams and creeks will cause flooding of low
lying areas tonight through Wednesday morning.

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. Crossing creeks
and streams will be very hazardous tonight through early
Wednesday morning.


Jtfahey


Special Statement

Statement as of 9:01 AM MDT on May 22, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 22, 2018


... Strong to severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon and
evening...
... Very heavy rain also possible with the potential for flash
flooding...

An approaching weather disturbance will help organize showers and
thunderstorms later this afternoon through the nighttime hours.
The disturbance will approach Fremont and Natrona counties late
this afternoon and then lift northward through the night. Showers
and thunderstorms will be widespread as they lift northward across
the area. Some of the storms will be quite strong to possibly
severe with hail, strong wind and very heavy rain. The strongest
storms could produce one inch hail, very strong wind gusts and
intense rainfall of 1 to 2 inches. Flash flooding is also
possible where heavy rain persists, especially around the
foothills of the absarokas, Bighorn Mountains and owl creeks. The
upper Wind River basin foothills including DuBois could also see
some very heavy rain this evening.

Stay tuned for the latest update on this very active weather day
from your National Weather Service office in Riverton. If you
encounter any severe weather, please call US at 1 800 211 1448 or
your local law enforcement office.



901 am MDT Tue may 22 2018

... Strong to severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon and
evening...
... Very heavy rain also possible with the potential for flash
flooding...

An approaching weather disturbance will help organize showers and
thunderstorms later this afternoon through the nighttime hours.
The disturbance will approach Fremont and Natrona counties late
this afternoon and then lift northward through the night. Showers
and thunderstorms will be widespread as they lift northward across
the area. Some of the storms will be quite strong to possibly
severe with hail, strong wind and very heavy rain. The strongest
storms could produce one inch hail, very strong wind gusts and
intense rainfall of 1 to 2 inches. Flash flooding is also
possible where heavy rain persists, especially around the
foothills of the absarokas, Bighorn Mountains and owl creeks. The
upper Wind River basin foothills including DuBois could also see
some very heavy rain this evening.

Stay tuned for the latest update on this very active weather day
from your National Weather Service office in Riverton. If you
encounter any severe weather, please call US at 1 800 211 1448 or
your local law enforcement office.



Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:16 AM MDT on May 22, 2018

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 23, 2018


... Flood Watch in effect from 6 PM MDT this evening through
Wednesday morning...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Wyoming, north central
Wyoming, and northwest Wyoming, including the following areas,
in central Wyoming, upper 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 and north Big
Horn basin.

* From 6 PM MDT this evening through Wednesday morning

* three quarters to one inch of rain is expected across the upper
Wind River basin and Absaroka Mountains tonight through early
Wednesday morning; while one inch to an inch and a half inch of
rain is forecasted across the Big Horn Mountains tonight through
early Wednesday morning. Locally higher amounts of
precipitation is possible with thunderstorms.

* Rapid rises of streams and creeks will cause flooding of low
lying areas tonight through Wednesday morning.

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. Crossing creeks
and streams will be very hazardous tonight through early
Wednesday morning.


Jtfahey


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