Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Sublette

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WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF…LANDER
524 PM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF CENTRAL WYOMING…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…
LANDER FOOTHILLS AND WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* SATURATED TO NEAR SATURATED SOILS FROM RECENT RAINFALL WILL
COMBINE WITH AREAS OF POTENTIAL HEAVY RAIN ACROSS FREMONT COUNTY
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING WILL BE
ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND IRRIGATION CANALS IN AND NEAR THE
FOOTHILLS OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS. A STRONG SPRING STORM
WILL PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR PROLONGED HEAVY RAIN WITH
RAINFALL RATES OF AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF AN HOUR WITH
TOTAL RAINFALL OF 2 TO 3 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.

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