Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
242 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY
WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN IN A RELATIVELY SHORT PERIOD OF
TIME...

.WARM MOIST SUB TROPICAL AIR WILL FEED ACROSS SOUTHERN WYOMING
AND A STATIONARY FRONT AGAIN TODAY. STORM MOTION WILL BE
RELATIVELY SLOW AT LESS THAN 20 MPH OUT OF THE NORTH OR
NORTHWEST...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR PRODUCING UP TO AN INCH OF
RAINFALL IN VERY SHORT ORDER. SOME OF THIS WILL FALL OVER GROUND
ALREADY SATURATED FROM SHOWERS AND STORMS MONDAY NIGHT...OFFERING
INCREASED FLASH FLOOD CHANCES.

WYZ023-024-026>030-072200-
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STAR VALLEY-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...
FOSSIL BUTTE NATIONAL MON...MARBLETON...LA BARGE...BIG PINEY...
EDEN...FARSON...KEMMERER...DIAMONDVILLE...ROCK SPRINGS...
GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER...SUPERIOR
242 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WYOMING...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...FLAMING
  GORGE...EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY... ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN
  RIVER...SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES...SOUTH LINCOLN
  COUNTY...STAR VALLEY AND UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN.

* FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING

* SUB TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL OVERRIDE A SURFACE FRONT TODAY.
  SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE ACROSS
  SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWESTERN WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
  LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL FALL OUT OF THE STRONGER STORM
  CORES WITH UP TO AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FALLING IN SHORT
  ORDER...SOME OVER AREAS THAT RECEIVED RAINFALL MONDAY NIGHT...
  WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

* ROCK OR MUD SLIDES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN STEEPLY SLOPED AREAS...
  ESPECIALLY AROUND MOUNTAIN PASSES AND CANYONS. PREVIOUSLY DRY
  OR NEARLY DRY PLAYA PONDS AND LAKES WILL BEGIN TO TAKE ON
  WATER...ESPECIALLY OVER NORTHEASTERN SWEETWATER COUNTY.

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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