Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY
FGUS85 KCYS 041538
National Weather Service Cheyenne Wy
938 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016
...High water levels will continue for the Laramie River at Fort
Laramie and the Lower North Platte River at Henry and Mitchell...
For the Laramie River near Fort Laramie...the latest stage is 5.9
feet at 9am on May 4th. Flood stage is 7.0 feet. The river is forecast
to remain steady today and tonight, slowly rising to 6.0 feet by Thursday
For the North Platte River near Henry...the latest stage is 4.5 feet
at 8:45am on May 4th. Flood stage is 5.5 feet. The river is forecast to
rise to a stage of 4.6 feet on Thursday.
For the North Platte River near Mitchell...the latest stage is 6.5
feet at 8:45am on May 4th. Flood stage is 7.5 feet. The river is forecast
to rise to a stage of 7.3 feet on Friday.
Fld Observed Forecast 7am
Location Stg Stg Day Time Thu Fri Sat
Fort Laramie 7.0 5.9 Wed 09 AM 5.9 6.0 6.1
Lower North Platte River
Henry 5.5 4.5 Wed 09 AM 4.6 4.5 4.4
Mitchell 7.5 6.5 Wed 09 AM 7.1 7.3 7.3
People should continue to monitor possible fluctuating river levels.
Graphical forecasts are available at:
Visit weather.gov/cheyenne and select the rivers & lakes tab for
graphical forecasts and additional information.