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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Weekend rains flood Tensleep, Shell creeks

TEN SLEEP – An abundance of overnight rain on Sunday caused at least three creeks in the Big Horn Basin to flood their banks, and emergency crews to be mobilized.

 

May 30, 2018



TEN SLEEP – An abundance of overnight rain on Sunday caused at least three creeks in the Big Horn Basin to flood their banks, and emergency crews to be mobilized.

In Ten Sleep, the Tensleep Creek crested overnight Sunday, after a flood warning was issued for the weekend due to high mountain rain.

Law enforcement and county emergency services were called to the scene of at least one Ten Sleep property in jeopardy of flooding, and water was diverted using sand bags provided by the county.

As of Tuesday, Tensleep Creek had receded to normal levels and all alerts were cancelled. At 12:30 p.m...



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