Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
228 PM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

...SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN COULD CAUSE
FLASH FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL
MOUNTAIN RANGES...

.A SMALL BUT STRENGTHENING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL ROTATE
OVER THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON...BRINGING DEEP SUB-TROPICAL
MOISTURE ALONG WITH IT. SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH
HEAVY RAIN WILL DEVELOP LATER AFTERNOON. STORM MOVEMENT TO THE
WEST OR NORTHWEST WILL KEEP MUCH OF THIS ACTIVITY PINNED TO THE
MOUNTAINS OF THE AREA WHERE PROLONGED PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAINFALL COULD SEE SOME LOCATIONS GETTING AS MUCH AS THREE INCHES
OF PRECIPITATION BY TONIGHT.

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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATLANTIC CITY...
FOSSIL BUTTE NATIONAL MON
228 PM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WYOMING...INCLUDING THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST
  AND EAST...AND THE SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* A SMALL BUT STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL ROTATE INTO
  THE REGION LATER THIS MORNING...BRINGING MONSOONAL-LIKE
  MOISTURE WITH IT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED
  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH AREAS OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL
  POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER FAVORED MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS.

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.

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