Snow melt/runoff Begins this Coming Week in Star Valley

Snow melt/runoff Begins this Coming Week in Star Valley

Hydrologic Outlook
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Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1035 AM MDT SUN MAR 12 2017

...Significant low elevation snowmelt expected over Star Valley,
Jackson Hole and the lower elevations of Lincoln, Sublette
and Sweetwater Counties through Saturday March 18.

Afternoon temperatures are expected to be in the middle to upper
40s Tuesday and Wednesday  warming into the lower 50s Friday
and Saturday over the Star Valley, Jackson Hole and the lower
elevations of Lincoln, Sublette and Sweetwater Counties. Rain is also
forecasted over Jackson Hole and Star Valley Thursday before turning
to snow Thursday night.

Significant snowmelt at elevations below 7500 feet is expected
through Saturday as a result of the forecasted warmer temperatures and rain.
Flooding of low lying areas, culverts, and small streams may
occur as a result of the excess snowmelt runoff.
People living in Star Valley, Jackson Hole and the lower elevations
of Lincoln, Sublette and Sweetwater Counties should prepare for
flooding of low lying areas and small streams, as well as flooding of
basements.

Graphical forecasts are available at:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=riw
Visit weather.gov/riverton and select the rivers & 

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