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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Flood warning issued for Ten Sleep Creek

TEN SLEEP - The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a flood warning for Northern Washakie County in central Wyoming due to rain and snowmelt.

 

May 25, 2018



TEN SLEEP - The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a flood warning for Northern Washakie County in central Wyoming due to rain and snowmelt. A gauge along Ten Sleep Creek near the town of Ten Sleep was at 4.4 feet at 2 a.m. Thursday. Flood stage is 4.5 feet. The creek will likely fluctuate around 4.5 feet through today.

At 2:06 a.m. Thursday, local law enforcement reported flooding in local campgrounds and in low lying areas along Ten Sleep Creek. Water levels were also approaching the base of the Highway 16 bridge at Ten Sleep.

Some areas expected to see flooding include prope...



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