Northeast Johnson County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 2:38 AM MDT on June 03, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from noon MDT today through this

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for the following areas... the Wind River basin
in central Wyoming... the southern Bighorn Basin... the Big Horn
Mountains... Natrona County and Johnson County.

* From noon MDT today through this evening

* strong thunderstorms have the potential for producing
significant rainfall of up to one inch this afternoon and
evening. This rain will fall over already saturated soils.

* Rock or mud slides will be possible in steeply sloped
areas... especially around mountain passes and canyons.

* Small streams already running near bankfull from snowmelt and
past rainfall could experience significant rises and possible
flash flooding.

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.


Special Statement
Statement as of 4:45 AM MDT on June 03, 2015

... Severe thunderstorms will likely impact some areas east of The
Divide this afternoon and evening...

The ingredients are coming together for severe thunderstorm
development this afternoon and evening. Natrona... Johnson... and much
of Fremont County... as well as the southern Big Horn basin will
have the best shot at seeing severe activity. The main hazards
will be large hail and damaging winds... but an isolated tornado is
possible. Torrential rainfall could also cause flash flooding... with
debris flows possible in steeply sloped areas. Thunderstorms could
linger past midnight especially over the Bighorn Mountains and
northern Johnson County. Stay abreast on the latest conditions... and
be prepared to take immediate action if a warning is issued for
your location.

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