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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1252 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

...SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN COULD CAUSE
FLASH FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL
MOUNTAIN RANGES...

.A SMALL BUT STRENGTHENING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL ROTATE
OVER THE REGION TODAY...BRINGING DEEP SUB-TROPICAL MOISTURE ALONG
WITH IT. SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL
DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON. STORM MOVEMENT TO THE WEST OR
NORTHWEST WILL KEEP MUCH OF THIS ACTIVITY PINNED TO THE MOUNTAINS
OF THE AREA WHERE PROLONGED PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL
COULD SEE SOME LOCATIONS GETTING AS MUCH AS THREE INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION BY THOUGH THIS EVENING.

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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATLANTIC CITY...
FOSSIL BUTTE NATIONAL MON
1252 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WYOMING...INCLUDING THE WIND
  RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST AND EAST AND THE WYOMING AND SALT RIVER
  MOUNTAIN RANGES.

* FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* A SMALL BUT STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL ROTATE INTO THE
  REGION LATER THIS MORNING...BRINGING MONSOONAL-LIKE MOISTURE
  WITH IT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED ISOLATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING...WITH AREAS OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL
  POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER FAVORED MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS.

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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