Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
149 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
149 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WY AND WYOMING...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN WY...FLAMING GORGE. IN WYOMING...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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