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Torrential rainfall causes flooding along Railway

 

August 29, 2019

Seth Romsa

Flooding occurred by the Worland Fire Hall after a fast downpour on Wednesday night Aug. 21.

WORLAND - Mother Nature brought down over an inch of rain in about 25 minutes last Wednesday, creating some flooding along Railway Avenue in Worland.

Washakie County Emergency Management/Homeland Security Director Kami Neighbors said she was informed by the National Weather Service that the severe thunderstorm that went through the city in the early evening Aug. 21, brought 1.1 inches of rain in 25 minutes. The official precipitation record from the National Weather Service at the Worland Municipal Airport showed .55 inches.

According to the NWS, Worland has seen officially 1 inch of precip...



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