Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
628 PM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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JOHNSON WY-
628 PM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN JOHNSON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL WYOMING...

* UNTIL 630 AM MDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 625 PM MDT...FLOODING CONTINUED ALONG THE POWDER RIVER FROM THE
INTERSTATE 90 BRIDGE AND NORTHWARD.  THE POWDER RIVER AT SUSSEX
REACHED A RECORD CREST OF 15.6 INCHES TUESDAY MORNING.  THIS FLOOD
WAVE WILL CONTINUE TO TRAVEL NORTH FROM INTERSTATE 90 TO THE
SHERIDAN COUNTY LINE OVERNIGHT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE THE POWDER
RIVER BRIDGE ON I90...I90 EXIT 88...I90 EXIT 91 THE POWDER RIVER
REST AREA...AND RANCHES AND RURAL ROADS BETWEEN INTERSTATE 90 AND
THE SHERIDAN COUNTY LINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN
RIVERTON.

&&

REPORT FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RIVERTON AT
1-800-211-1448.

LAT...LON 4456 10605 4417 10608 4416 10620 4456 10616

$$

MEUNIER








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