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Rain produces flooding, record moisture


October 5, 2016

Karla Pomeroy

Worland firefighter Erich Berryman drains one of the hoses used to help alleviate the flooding on Third Street and Holly Avenue. The flooding occurred Monday night due to record rainfall in Worland. Holly Avenue between Railway and Third was closed during the evening.

WORLAND - Emergency crews were busy Monday night with some flooding issues in Worland.

According to the National Weather Service, Worland received nearly two inches of rain within a 24-hour period, 1.93 inches, from Oct. 3 through Oct 4 at about 6 a.m. For just Monday, the National Weather Service reported record moisture for Worland with 1.79 inches, breaking the 2013 record of .84 inches.

The National Weather Service (NWS) has reported that approximately 2.25 inches of rain has fallen in the Worland area since Sunday. Much lesser amounts are reported in the Ten Sleep area. NWS is also re...

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