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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:40 AM MDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of north central Wyoming... including the following
areas... Bighorn Mountains west and southeast Big Horn basin.

* Through this afternoon

* saturated to near saturated soils from recent rainfall will
combine with areas of potential heavy rain across eastern
Washakie County through 6 PM MDT. The threat of flash flooding
will be along small streams in and near the western foothills of
the Bighorn Mountains. A strong Spring storm will produce
conditions favorable for prolonged heavy rain with rainfall
rates of a half inch to an inch an hour with total rainfall of 2
to 3 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.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
California - High Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Idaho - Record Report
Kansas - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Maine - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Hydrologic Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Nevada - Record Report
New Jersey - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Texas - Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
- Small Craft Advisory