Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
144 PM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY
ALONG THE LARAMIE RANGE AND PLAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...

.A STRONG UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TO MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BE
STRONG...PRODUCING MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE LARAMIE
RANGE AND VICINITY...AND THE PLAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING. IN
ADDITION...COULD SEE REDEVELOPMENT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE SAME LOCATIONS...PRODUCING REPEATED HEAVY RAINFALL WITH 1
TO 2 INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.
THUS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK FOR FLASH FLOODING OVER THE
AREA...ESPECIALLY NEAR SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS...STEEPER
TERRAIN...AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY NIGHT.

WYZ103-106>108-115>119-070600-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FF.A.0001.160507T1800Z-160508T0900Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-LARAMIE VALLEY-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARRETT...BORDEAUX...WHEATLAND...
GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON...BOSLER...LARAMIE...BUFORD...
PUMPKIN VINE...VEDAUWOO...WHITAKER...FEDERAL...HORSE CREEK...
CHEYENNE...PINE BLUFFS
144 PM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY...
  CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY...EAST
  LARAMIE COUNTY...EAST PLATTE COUNTY...GOSHEN COUNTY...LARAMIE
  VALLEY...NORTH LARAMIE RANGE...SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTH
  LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS.

* FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT

* POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH THE NIGHT...WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF
  REDEVELOPMENT OVER THE SAME LOCATIONS ALONG THE LARAMIE RANGE
  AND VICINITY...AND THE PLAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

* RAPID RISES OF CREEKS AND SMALL RIVERS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AREAS
  DOWNSTREAM WHERE HEAVY RAINS PERSIST. ROCK OR MUD SLIDES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE IN STEEPLY SLOPED AREAS...ESPECIALLY AROUND MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...CANYONS AND BURN SCARS.

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.

&&

$$

RJM



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