Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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Bulletin - Immediate broadcast requested
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Cheyenne Wy
1012 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Wyoming...

  North Platte River at Saratoga affecting Carbon County

.Hydrologic Summary...Snow melt continues for the headwaters and tributaries
of the Upper North Platte River. Cooler temperatures have slowed the snow
melt but warmer temperatures are expected by this weekend. In addition...there
should be an increase in shower coverage today and Friday that could add
additional rises to the river at Saratoga.


Do not drive through flooded areas. Move to higher ground. The water
may be deep enough to float you and your vehicle. Turn around, don`t

The next statement will be issued Thursday evening.


1012 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
 The North Platte River at Saratoga.
* The latest stage is 7.7 feet at 7 AM Thursday.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 8.7 feet by Tuesday morning. Additional rises are
  possible thereafter.
* The river will rise above the flood stage of 8.5 feet at Monday
  early afternoon.
* Impact...at 8.5 feet...Flood stage. Low lying areas in the Deer
  Haven RV Park just north of Saratoga begin to be impacted by flood
  waters. Water approaches low lying areas of homes along the river
  in town. Water enters low lying areas of Veterans Island Park.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.7 feet
  on May 30 1958.


LAT...LON 4174 10707 4174 10688 4140 10665 4132 10684
      4155 10705


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