Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON, WY
1231 PM MDT FRI JUN 6 2014

...RENEWED RISES ALONG THE GREEN RIVER UPSTREAM OF FONTENELLE
RESERVOIR NEXT WEEK...

...INCREASED RESERVOIR RELEASES FROM FONTENELLE RESERVOIR WILL
KEEP THE GREEN RIVER AT MODERATE TO HIGH LEVELS THROUGH NEXT WEEK..

WARMER AFTERNOON MOUNTAIN TEMPERATURES OVER THE UPPER GREEN BASIN ARE
EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY WHICH WILL INCREASE SNOWMELT RUNOFF
BELOW THE 10000 FOOT ELEVATION. ADDITIONAL RISES ALONG THE GREEN RIVER
UPSTREAM OF FONTENELLE RESERVOIR ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY OF
NEXT WEEK.

THE GREEN RIVER NEAR LABARGE IS FORECASTED TO CREST NEAR FLOOD STAGE
BY FRIDAY. EXPECT MINOR FLOODING ALONG LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER FROM
THE CONFLUENCE OF THE NEW FORK RIVER TO SOUTH OF LABARGE.

INCREASED RESERVOIR RELEASES FROM FONTENELLE RESERVOIR WILL KEEP THE GREEN
RIVER AT MODERATE TO HIGH LEVELS BELOW THE RESERVOIR THROUGH NEXT WEEK.  EXPECT
CONTINUED FLOODING OF THE GREEN RIVER GREENWAY/WALKWAY AS WELL AS LOW LYING
FLOODING OF EXPEDITION ISLAND IN GREEN RIVER THROUGH NEXT WEEK.

KAYAKERS AND CANOERS SHOULD BE WARY OF THE SWIFT AND UNPREDICTABLE NATURE OF THE
HIGH FLOWS ALONG THE GREEN RIVER NEXT WEEK. STAY OFF THE RIVER IF YOU DO NOT HAVE
ENOUGH EXPERIENCE AND/OR CONFIDENCE WITH BOATING IN HIGH WATER.

VISIT WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON AND SELECT THE RIVERS & LAKES TABFOR
GRAPHICAL FORECASTS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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JTFAHEY


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