Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2
000
WGUS65 KCYS 290902
FFACYS

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
302 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL LIFT NORTHEAST INTO THE CENTRAL
ROCKIES THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL COMBINE WITH MONSOON MOISTURE
AND UPSLOPE FLOW TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING LATER TODAY. THIS ACTIVITY WILL
BEGIN BY MID MORNING AND BECOME NUMEROUS BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON
ALONG AND ON EITHER SIDE OF THE LARAMIE RANGE. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN
WILL BE POSSIBLE. WEAK WINDS ALOFT WILL ALSO CAUSE STORMS TO MOVE
SLOWLY WHICH COULD ENHANCE THE RISK FOR EXCESSIVE RAINFALL AND
FLASH FLOODING. ACTIVITY SHOULD DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
FROM NORTH TO SOUTH BY SUNRISE WEDNESDAY.

WYZ103-106-112-114>118-292200-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FF.A.0005.140729T1800Z-140730T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BORDEAUX...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...
WOODS LANDING...LARAMIE...VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...
HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER...CHEYENNE
302 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL WYOMING...SOUTH
  CENTRAL WYOMING AND SOUTHEAST WYOMING...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL WYOMING...CENTRAL LARAMIE
  RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY AND NORTH LARAMIE RANGE. IN
  SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING...SIERRA MADRE RANGE AND SNOWY RANGE. IN
  SOUTHEAST WYOMING...CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY...LARAMIE VALLEY...
  SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS.

* FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

* NUMEROUS SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
  ALONG AND ON EITHER SIDE OF THE LARAMIE RANGE THIS AFTERNOON.
  LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WHICH MAY LEAD TO FLASH
  FLOODING. 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATCH
  AREA THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS...CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE ALONG WITH ROCK AND MUD SLIDES IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. IF
  YOU LIVE IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS OR WILL BE TRAVELING...STAY ALERT
  TO THE WEATHER AND BE PREPARED FOR RAPIDLY RISING WATER LEVELS.

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.

&&

$$

HAMMER





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.