Riverton, WY

2:45 PM MDT on June 22, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Logan Park | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Warning

Elev 4984 ft 43.04 °N, 108.39 °W | Updated 1 second ago

Clear
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82.0 °F
Feels Like 80 °F
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0.0
Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 4.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 22%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:34 AM 8:57 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KRIW 221953Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM CLR 23/M01 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP085 T02331006 TSNO
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 22%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:34 AM 8:57 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KRIW 221953Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM CLR 23/M01 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP085 T02331006 TSNO

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 5:34 AM MDT Jun. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
snowmelt in...
central Fremont County in central Wyoming...

* until 530 PM MDT Thursday

* at 529 am MDT, the Wind River at Crowheart had risen to 10.0 feet,
which is flood stage for this location. The river will likely
rise slightly above flood stage or near 10.3 feet this morning
before beginning to recede this afternoon. At this level, water
will likely begin to run across Highway 26 at mile marker 104, 30
miles west of Riverton. Low-lying agricultural areas will also
experience some minor flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Highway 26 at mile marker 104, 30 miles west of Riverton.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 4306 10853 4304 10859 4321 10898 4326 10890
      4319 10869 4313 10867


Meunier



427 PM MDT Wed Jun 21 2017

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 1230 PM MDT Saturday for
central Fremont County...

At 400 PM MDT Wednesday, the Wind River near Riverton was around 9.8
feet. Latest projections have the river rising to between 10.3 and
10.5 feet both Thursday morning and Friday morning as snow melt
continues near the headwaters. The river should begin to recede by
Saturday dropping below flood stage of 9.0 feet by early next week.
Extensive agricultural flooding around Riverton and downstream to
near black bridge and Hidden Valley is expected into the weekend.

The little Wind River at Fort Washakie has leveled off around 5.1
feet with little change in the river level since late Monday. Action
stage is 4.5 feet. Downstream at Riverton, the little Wind River
stood at 8.1 feet at 400 PM Wednesday. A slow but steady decline is
anticipated with the river falling below flood stage of 8.0 feet
sometime late Wednesday night. Minor flooding should subside after
this time, with a general decline to follow through the end of the
week for the little Wind River and its tributaries.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Flooding is still occurring along rivers in central Fremont County.
Please stay away from the rivers! The water is swift, cold, and
dangerous. Do not stand on the river bank as the river may have
eroded away the land beneath the bank. Never play, swim, walk, or
drive in flood waters!


Lat... Lon 4305 10872 4302 10860 4303 10851 4302 10842
      4301 10834 4295 10846 4293 10852 4294 10855
      4289 10864 4287 10870 4290 10873 4289 10879
      4290 10886 4287 10891 4285 10899 4288 10900
      4291 10908 4296 10913 4297 10928 4312 10937
      4319 10921 4324 10907 4314 10900 4312 10895
      4307 10885 4305 10883


Jones



1044 am MDT Wed Jun 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Fremont County in central Wyoming...

* until 1030 am MDT Friday

* at 1030 am MDT Wednesday, the Wind River at DuBois was hovering
around 4.8 feet. This reading is above action stage of 4.5 feet
and below flood stage of 5.0 feet. High temperatures between 9,500
and 10,000 feet will again reach the mid to upper 60s Wednesday
afternoon. This will provide for another round of active snow melt
with possibly 1.5 to 1.8 inches of water melting from the
snowpack. As a result, the river is likely to rise to around 5.0
feet at DuBois Thursday morning.

* Other creeks and streams feeding the Wind River are also likely
running bankfull to overflowing. One such waterway is du noir
creek where water was overtopping a private residence bridge and
was reported to have risen up to three feet in 24 hours. This rise
can be attributed to the rapid snow melt and an estimated quarter
to one-half inch of rain that fell in that basin Tuesday
afternoon. Conditions are expected to be generally dry through
Friday with a cooling trend.

* This Flood Warning replaces the previous warning that was in
effect for west central Fremont County until Thursday evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where
you are relative to mountain streams, rivers, or creeks which can
run high during active snow melt. Campers and hikers should avoid
streams or creeks.

Stay away from the river! The water is swift, cold, and dangerous.
Do not stand on the river bank as the river may have eroded away the
land beneath the bank. Never play, swim, or walk in flood waters!


Lat... Lon 4360 10926 4328 10905 4324 10912 4347 10975
      4347 10993 4354 10999 4376 11001 4376 10973


Jones


752 PM MDT Tue Jun 20 2017

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 945 PM MDT Thursday for
west central Fremont County...

* at 720 PM MDT, the Wind River at DuBois was hovering around 4.7
feet. This reading is above action stage of 4.5 feet and below
flood stage of 5.0 feet. High temperatures between 9,500 and
10,000 feet will top out in the mid to upper 60s again Wednesday.
This will provide for another round of active snow melt. The river
is likely to rise to 5.0 to 5.1 feet at DuBois both later tonight
and again late Wednesday night or Thursday morning. Farther
downstream at the Wind River gauge near Crowheart, the river is
expected to remain around 9.2 to 9.6 feet for the next few days.
These levels are below flood stage of 10.0 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 4328 10905 4325 10908 4324 10912 4334 10935
      4352 10971 4357 10969 4359 10961 4334 10916


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