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Flash flood causes road damage

 

June 4, 2020

COURTESY/WYDOT

Wyoming Department of Transportation and a local resident worked to repair about 200 feet of highway south of Ten Sleep washed out by a flash flood on Saturday night, May 30, 2020. Water buckled the pavement with nearly an inch of water coming down in the area in less than two hours.

TEN SLEEP - Run off and thunderstorms created flooding in the Ten Sleep area over the weekend.

Thunderstorms south of Ten Sleep created flash flooding and perhaps historic levels of Alkali Creek that buckled about 200 feet of Wyoming Highway 434 (Big Trails) four miles south of Ten Sleep on Saturday night.

Noah Myers, meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Riverton said a river...



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