WGUS85 KCYS 261617
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Cheyenne Wy
1017 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

  North Platte River at Saratoga affecting Carbon County

.Hydrologic Summary...Snow melt continues for the headwaters and tributaries of
the Upper North Platte River. Cooler temperatures have slowed the snow melt...
but warmer temperatures ar eexpected by this weekend. In addition...there should
be an increase in shower coverage today and Friday 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 Thursday evening.


1017 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

* Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River at Saratoga.
* The latest stage is 7.7 feet at 7 AM Thursday.
* Minor flooding is forecasted, with a maximum stage of 8.7 feet Tuesday
  morning, which is 0.2 feet above flood stage.
* The river will rise above the flood stage of 8.5 feet Monday morning.
* 9.0 feet...Flooding of low lying areas at the Deer Haven
  RV Park intensifies and becomes more widespread.  Standing water
  inundates yards of homes along the river in town.  Flood waters
  begin impacting access to Veterans Island Park. The golf course
  near the Saratoga Inn becomes inundated with water.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.7 feet
  on May 30 1958.


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


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