Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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WGUS85 KRIW 250959 CCA
FLSRIW
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
344 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

...The flood warning continues for the folowing rivers in Wyoming...

  Powder River at Sussex affecting Johnson County.

.Hydrologic summary: Rainfall over the Powder River Basin has been two to two
and a half inches since Sunday morning. Additional rainfall of up to one
quarter to one half inch is possible through Monday morning. The Middle ForK
of the Powder River will continue to rise steadily and is expected to crest
around record stage at 15.2 feet around 6 AM MDT Monday. As of 0315 AM MDT
Monday...The river gage in Sussex was already at 14.95 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flooded areas. Move to higher ground.

The next statement will be issued: 11 AM Monday morning.

&&

WYC019-260944-
/O.EXT.KRIW.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150527T0036Z/
/SXXW4.3.ER.150525T0230Z.150525T1200Z.150526T1836Z.NR/
344 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

* Flood Warning continues for
  The Powder River at Sussex
* The stage will crest around 15.2 feet at 06 AM Monday.
* The stage will fall below flood stage at 01 PM Tuesday.

&&

Flood impacts and crest history information is displayed at:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=riw&gage=SXXW4

* Impact...At 15.2 feet...Record stage---(5/19/1978)..
* Impact...At 12.6 feet...Record flow---32,500 cfs (5/23/1952)..
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Water along low spots of Highway 192 along
  right and left banks. Widespread flooding of agricultural land
  along right bank..
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood stage. Minor flooding of agricultural
  land along right bank..
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Bankfull stage..
* Flood history...This crest compares to a preivious crest of 15.2
  feet on May 19 1978.

&&

LAT...LON 4375 10654 4385 10629 4381 10616 4362 10619
      4361 10654

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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