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Sandbagging continues today - Sunday

More flooding may occur as temperatures rise


February 11, 2017

WORLAND -On Saturday, Feb. Feb. 11 a disaster was declared for Washakie County, including the City of Worland. The declaration makes state assets more accessible.

Overnight, emergency officials received word of an individual trapped in his home as fast-moving flood waters surrounded his home. National Guard units and Washakie County Search and Rescue helped him and his animals successfully evacuate his home. The man was uninjured, according to a press release from the Worland Ice Jam Incident Command Center.

As the temperatures rise again on Sunday, flood waters may continue to rise. Re...

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