Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1233 PM MDT FRI JUL 11 2014

...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE PLENTY OF MOISTURE TO WORK
WITH TODAY...NEARLY TWICE THE NORMAL AMOUNT. HEAVIER THUNDERSTORMS
COULD DROP ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD OF
TIME. THOSE WHO LIVE NEAR BURN SCARS OR DOWNSTREAM OF SMALL FLASHY
CREEKS AND DRY WASHES ARE URGED TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR WARNINGS.
THE BACK EDGE OF THE MORE MOIST AIR WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
SO THESE STORMS COULD DELIVER HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH ABOUT
MIDNIGHT. HIGH ELEVATION RAINFALL MAY TAKE SEVERAL HOURS TO TRAVEL
INTO INHABITED AREAS SO THE WATCH WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL 3AM.

WYZ007>011-014>020-022>030-120430-
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OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-
LANDER FOOTHILLS-GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...KAYCEE...DUBOIS...RIVERTON...
SHOSHONI...LANDER...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER...AFTON...ALPINE...
STAR VALLEY RANCH...THAYNE...PINEDALE...LA BARGE...BIG PINEY...
FARSON...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...
WAMSUTTER
1233 PM MDT FRI JUL 11 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING...NORTH
  CENTRAL WYOMING...SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING...SOUTHWEST WYOMING
  AND WEST CENTRAL WYOMING...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  CENTRAL WYOMING...CASPER MOUNTAIN...GREEN MOUNTAINS AND
  RATTLESNAKE RANGE...LANDER FOOTHILLS...NATRONA COUNTY LOWER
  ELEVATIONS...OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS...UPPER WIND
  RIVER BASIN...WIND RIVER BASIN...WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST AND
  WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST. IN NORTH CENTRAL WYOMING...BIGHORN
  MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST...BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST...NORTHEAST
  JOHNSON COUNTY AND SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  WYOMING...EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY...FLAMING GORGE AND ROCK
  SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER. IN SOUTHWEST WYOMING...SOUTH LINCOLN
  COUNTY. IN WEST CENTRAL WYOMING...SALT RIVER AND WYOMING
  RANGES...STAR VALLEY...UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN AND UPPER GREEN
  RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN COULD CAUSE FLOODING
  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* AREAS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING COULD SEE FLASH FLOODING
  TODAY AND TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY IN SMALL CREEKS AND IN URBAN
  AREAS. FLOODING COULD OCCUR AFTER DARK...PLEASE DO NOT DRIVE
  INTO FLOOD WATERS AND REPORT ANY FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL
  WEATHER SERVICE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT.

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.

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