Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
202 PM MDT Thu Mar 16 2017

WYZ001>020-022>030-172015-
Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
202 PM MDT Thu Mar 16 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snowmelt and ice jams will continue to cause some flooding in
southwest Wyoming. The area of greatest concern will be near the
confluence of the Hams Fork and Blacks Fork Rivers near the town
of Granger in western Sweetwater County.

Also elevated fire weather conditions for dormant fuels across
the lower elevations of southeast Fremont, Natrona, and southern
Johnson Counties.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Mild weather will continue to produce favorable conditions for
rapid snowmelt below 7500 feet across western and southwest
Wyoming. Minor flooding could occur along creeks and streams, as
well as significant ponding of water across low-lying ranchland,
especially on Saturday when the warmest temperatures of the week
are expected. In addition, fire weather conditions will be
elevated once again on Saturday with warming temperatures,
lowering relative humidity, and increasing wind in southeast
Fremont, Natrona, and southern Johnson Counties.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are requested to report flooding. Thank you!

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