Saturday, March 25, 2017

Flood Advisory Star Valley until Sunday AM

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Riverton WY
852 AM MDT SAT MAR 25 2017

852 AM MDT SAT MAR 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas
  Rain and Snowmelt in...
  Northwestern Lincoln County in west central Wyoming...

* Until 845 AM MDT Sunday

* Emergency management reported continued flooding of the Bear River
  upstream and downstream of Cokeville.  Mainly agricultural land is
  flooding.  The Bear River at Cokeville is fluctuating around
  bankfull and is forecast to slowly recede below bankfull by Sunday
  morning. Upstream releases out of Woodruff Narrows Reservoir have

* Flooding in Star Valley continues with Crow Creek and the Salt
  River inundating mainly agricultural land. Flood waters have
  stayed away from homes in Fairview due to continued sandbagging.
  Crow Creek near Fairview crested Thursday morning and is expected
  remain near flood stage through Sunday morning. The Salt River
  near Etna crested Thursday afternoon just below bankfull and is
  expected to continue to fluctuate near bankfull through Sunday

* Overflowing poor drainage areas will also continue in minor

* This advisory has replaced the previous war

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