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Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 9:25 PM MDT on May 23, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 24, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include a portion of north central
Wyoming... including the following areas... Bighorn Mountains
west and southeast Big Horn basin.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* saturated to near saturated soils from recent rainfall will
combine with areas of potential heavy rain across eastern
Washakie County this evening through 6 PM MDT on Sunday. The
threat of flash flooding will be along small streams in and near
the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains. A strong Spring storm will
produce conditions favorable for prolonged heavy rain with
rainfall rates of a half inch to an inch an hour with total
rainfall of 2 to 4 inches possible.

* Flooding of roads at night pose a significant threat to
motorists. Do not attempt to drive through flood waters as the
Road may be washed out. Turn around... do not drown.

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.





855 PM MDT Sat may 23 2015

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
southeastern Big Horn County in central Wyoming...

* until midnight MDT

* at 850 PM MDT... a trained weather spotter reported flooding of dry
creeks near the Medicine Lodge state archaeological site... northeast
of Hyattville. Doppler radar estimated widespread rainfall amounts
of around 0.75 inches in the area with locally up to 1.50 inches in
paintrock canyon.

* Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause minor to moderate
flooding to occur... especially along small streams and near low
water crossings. Some locations that will experience minor
flooding include... Medicine Lodge state archaeological site and
paintrock canyon.

* Flooding of Dry Creek beds was reported in the Medicine
Lodge archaeological site area.

This includes the following streams and drainages...
Medicine Lodge creek... Paint Rock creek... south Paint Rock creek...
luman creek... Military Creek and Black Butte Draw.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely.


Report hazardous weather to the National Weather Service office in
Riverton at 1-800-211-1448.

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