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Flood warning issued through Saturday

 

June 22, 2017



WORLAND — The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a flood warning for a dam floodgate release in western Big Horn County, north central Washakie County and east central Park County until 10:15 a.m. Saturday

At 10:15 a.m. Thursday, emergency management reported flooding along the Greybull and Big Horn rivers in Park, Washakie and Big Horn counties. Big Horn County reported increased flooding in the Manderson area.

The flooding is a combination of dam release from Boysen Reservoir with outflows at 9,000 cubic feet per second, log jamming on the Greybull River and snow melt runo...



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