Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1032 PM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

WYC013-017-251500-
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FREMONT WY-HOT SPRINGS WY-
1032 PM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEASTERN HOT SPRINGS AND
NORTH CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTIES UNTIL 900 AM MDT MONDAY...

AT 1025 PM MDT...LIGHT SHOWERS REMAINED OVER THE AREA WITH
OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVERNIGHT.  MOST
RIVERS...CREEKS AND STREAMS IN THE AREA HAD CRESTED AND WERE SLOWLY
RECEDING.  SOME RISES MAY STILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY ALONG
KIRBY CREEK EAST OF THERMOPOLIS.  ACCORDING TO THE WYOMING
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION...U.S. HWY 20 THROUGH THE WIND RIVER
CANYON WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL SOMETIME DURING THE DAY
MONDAY DUE TO ROCK AND MUDSLIDES.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...THERMOPOLIS...
BOYSEN STATE PARK HEADQUARTERS...HOT SPRINGS STATE PARK...KIRBY...
LUCERNE...STATE HWY 172 MILE MARKER 10...U.S. HWY 20/789 MILE MARKER
120 AND U.S. HWY 20/789 MILE MARKER 130.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...BIGHORN
RIVER...KIRBY CREEK...ALKALI CREEK...BUFFALO CREEK...WEST KIRBY
CREEK...JONES CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE-QUARTER TO ONE-HALF INCH ARE
POSSIBLE IN THE ADVISORY AREA TONIGHT.

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

REPORT FLOODING TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SO THAT THEY
MAY TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO CLOSE FLOODED ROADWAYS. THEY WILL
RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON.

&&

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

LAT...LON 4381 10798 4372 10797 4372 10786 4348 10773
      4347 10810 4340 10813 4340 10821 4347 10822
      4348 10829 4381 10832

$$

MEUNIER








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