Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY
FGUS75 KRIW 221606
National Weather Service Riverton WY
906 AM MST WED FEB 22 2017
...Colder temperatures through early next week will slow down
ice jam flooding along the Big Horn River...
High temperatures along the Big Horn River are expected to cool down into the
upper 20s to lower 30s from Thursday through Monday of next week. Low temperatures
along the the Big Horn River are expected to be between 10 to 20 degrees from
Thursday through Tuesday of next week.
Flooding from ice jamming expected to slow down with the cooler temperatures
through early next week. 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:
Visit weather.gov/riverton and select the rivers & lakes tab for
graphical forecasts and additional information.