Rivers are Rising in Western Wyoming

Rivers are Rising in Western Wyoming

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
946 AM MDT FRI MAY 2 2014

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWMELT RUNOFF ALONG CREEKS AND RIVERS EXPECTED
MONDAY AND TUESDAY...

CREEKS AND RIVERS ACROSS CENTRAL AND WESTERN WYOMING ARE EXPECTED
TO SEE SIGNIFICANT RISES BY NEXT MONDAY AND TUESDAY IN RESPONSE TO
ACTIVE SNOWMELT RUNOFF SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES AT THE 9000 FOOT ELEVATION ARE FORECAT ED
TO REACH INTO THE LOWER 50S SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES
AT THE 9000 FOOT ELEVATION ARE EXPECTED TO COOL DOWN INTO
THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 40S BY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND INTO THE
UPPER 30S BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

RAIN SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED OVER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING
BEGINNING TUESDAY MORNING AND LASTING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.
FLOWS ALONG CREEKS AND RIVERS MAY SEE ADDITIONAL RISES TUESDAY
AFTERNOON DUE TO RAIN ON SNOWMELT. SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO
DROP TO NEAR 8000 FEET BY TUESDAY NIGHT...WHICH WILL STOP ACTIVE
SNOWMELT RUNOFF

MINOR LOW LAND FLOODING MAY OCCUR ALONG TRIBUTARY CREEKS AND
STREAMS MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  MAINSTEM RIVERS
LIKE THE GREEN...WIND...AND SHOSHONE ARE EXPECTED TO SEE
SIGNIFICANT RISES AND FLOWS MONDAY AND TUESDAY...BUT NO FLOODING
IS EXPECTED.

IF YOU ARE IN MOUNTAINS SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...DO NOT ATTEMPT
TO CROSS STREAMS AND CREEKS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING. CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL BE AT THEIR HIGHEST AT THOSE
TIMES.

VISIT WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON AND SELECT THE RIVERS & LAKES TAB FOR
GRAPHICAL FORECASTS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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