WGUS85 KCYS 250042
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Cheyenne Wy
642 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Wyoming...

  North Platte River at Saratoga affecting Carbon County

.Hydrologic Summary...
Snow melt continues for the headwaters and tributaries of the Upper
North Platte River. Colder temperatures have slowed the snow melt...but do
expect an increase as temperatures warm later this week. In addition...there
should be an increase in shower coverage Thursday and Friday this week that
could add additional rises to the river at Saratoga.


Do not drive through flooded areas. Move to higher ground. The water
may be deep enough to float you and your vehicle. Turn around, don`t

The next statement will be issued Wednesday morning.


642 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

* Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River at Saratoga.
* The latest stage is 7.9 feet at 6 PM Tuesday.
* Minor flooding is forecasted, with a maximum stage of 8.5 feet,
  which is equal to the flood stage.
* The river will rise above the flood stage of 8.5 feet on Thursday night.
* 8.5 feet...Flood stage. Low lying areas in the Deer
  Haven RV Park just north of Saratoga begin to be impacted by flood
  waters. Water approaches low lying areas of homes along the river
  in town. Water enters low lying areas of Veterans Island Park.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.5 feet
  on May 13 1962.


LAT...LON 4174 10707 4174 10688 4140 10665 4132 10684
      4155 10705


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