Stream Flood Advisory until Saturday Evening

Stream Flood Advisory until Saturday Evening

Salt River in Narrows Thursday Afternoon


Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Riverton WY
838 PM MDT THU MAY 11 2017

Lincoln-
838 PM MDT THU MAY 11 2017

...THE SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR SNOWMELT REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 830 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR WEST CENTRAL LINCOLN COUNTY...

* Small Stream Flood Advisory for... Snowmelt in... West central
  Lincoln County in west central Wyoming...

* Until 830 PM MDT Saturday

* At 830 pM MDT, widespread minor flooding continues near the towns
  of Fairview and Freedom. No structures or homes are in danger of
  flooding at this time. Secondary roads continue to have minor
  flooding along low lying areas.

* Crow Creek near Fairview continues to slowly recede. Emergency
  management reports the Spring Creek and other smaller creeks
  downstream of Fairview are running very high. The Salt River near
  Etna continues to rise slowly and continues just above the flood
  stage of 5.5 feet.  The river is expected to continue to rise
  slowly over the next 2 days. Low land flooding along Swift Creek
  in northeastern and northern sections of Etna will continue with
  the current and expected river levels of the Salt River.

* Increased snowmelt runoff will increase during the next several
  days in response to warming basin temperatures today and Friday.
  Expect further rises along Crow Creek and along the Salt River
  into the weekend.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.



							

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