|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.