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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:54 AM MDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 25, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include a portion of central Wyoming...
including the following areas... Owl Creek and Bridger
Mountains and southwest Big Horn basin.

* Through this evening

* saturated to near saturated soils from recent rainfall will
combine with areas of potential heavy rain across Hot Springs
County through this evening. The threat of flash flooding will
be along small streams and irrigation canals in and near the
foothills of The Owl creek and Bridger Mountains. A strong
Spring storm will produce conditions favorable for prolonged
heavy rain with rainfall rates of an inch to an inch and a half
an hour with total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches possible.

* Flooding of roads at night pose a significant threat to
motorists. Do not attempt to drive through flood waters as the
Road may be washed out. Turn around... do not drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Record Report

Statement as of 1:34 AM MDT on May 24, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Riverton Saturday...

A moist and unstable weather system moved across Wyoming yesterday
and assisted in setting a new record daily rainfall of 0.63 of an
inch at the Riverton Regional Airport yesterday. This breaks the old
record of 0.21 that was set back in 2008. Note... records for this
site started in 1996.


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