Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY
FGUS75 KRIW 231650
National Weather Service Riverton WY
950 AM MST THU FEB 23 2017
...Colder temperatures through early next week will decrease flooding due
to ice jams along the Big Horn River...
High temperatures along the Big Horn River are expected to be into the upper
20s to lower 30s from Friday through Tuesday of next week. Low temperatures along
the the Big Horn River are expected to be between 8 to 20 degrees from Friday
through Tuesday of next week.
Flooding from ice jamming expected to decrease through early next week with
the expected colder temperatures. Also, no significant new ice is expected to
form on the the Big Horn River with forecasted low temperatures next week.
People who live next to the Big Horn River should still be vigilant of the
possibility of flooding due to ice jams. Ice jams are very unpredictable
and can occur very quickly with little or no notice. Move to higher ground
if flooding is occurring due to ice jams.
Graphical forecasts are available at: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=riw
Visit weather.gov/riverton and select the rivers & lakes tab for graphical
forecasts and additional information.