Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY
FGUS85 KCYS 051545
National Weather Service Cheyenne Wy
945 AM MDT THU MAY 5 2016
...High water levels will continue for the Laramie River at Fort
Laramie and the Lower North Platte River at Henry and Mitchell...
For the Laramie River near Fort Laramie...the latest stage is 6.0
feet at 9am on May 5th. Flood stage is 7.0 feet. The river is forecast
to remain fairly steady between 5.9 and 6.0 feet through Friday, then slowly
fall this weekend.
For the North Platte River near Henry...the latest stage is 4.6 feet
at 845am on May 5th. Flood stage is 5.5 feet. The river is forecast to
remain steady around 4.6 feet through the weekend.
For the North Platte River near Mitchell...the latest stage is 6.6
feet at 8:45am on May 5th. Flood stage is 7.5 feet. The river is forecast
to rise to a stage of 6.8 feet by Friday morning, then is expected to
remain steady through the weekend.
Fld Observed Forecast 7am
Location Stg Stg Day Time Fri Sat Sun
Fort Laramie 7.0 6.0 Thu 09 AM 5.9 5.8 5.8
Lower North Platte River
Henry 5.5 4.6 Thu 09 AM 4.6 4.6 4.6
Mitchell 7.5 6.6 Thu 09 AM 6.8 6.8 6.7
People should continue to monitor possible fluctuating river levels.
Graphical forecasts are available at:
Visit weather.gov/cheyenne and select the rivers & lakes tab for
graphical forecasts and additional information.