THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WATCH FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT. THE FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST WYOMING, INCLUDING … Continue Reading
Today is Flag Day, celebrated on June 14th each year. It was officially set in 1916 by a proclamation from President Woodrow Wilson and affirmed by an act of Congress in 1949. The day supposedly commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened that day … Continue Reading
The National Weather Service has issued a small stream flood advisory for rain and melting snow in Teton and surrounding counties until 11:00 am Monday. Forecasters caution that snow melt of 1½ to 2½ inches may combine with rain to cause rapid runoff into small streams and cause flooding to occur. Among those areas that may be impacted by flooding on small streams … Continue Reading
Wyoming Highway 22 over Teton Pass between Wilson and the Idaho State Line reopened about 11:40 Thursday morning after a morning snowstorm made the road slippery and forced the closure for about 90 minutes.
University of California, San Diego senior pitcher and Jackson Hole native Tim Shibuya was drafted yesterday on the second day of the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Shibuya, a six-foot-one, 190 pound right-hander, was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the … Continue Reading
Nobody needs to be told how wet this spring is in Wyoming, and with wet springs come the abundance of mosquitoes. The Wyoming Department of Health reminds residents to protect themselves from West Nile virus as the pesky little critters become more abundant. No one should … Continue Reading
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the mountains and valleys around Jackson Hole through Thursday morning. Afternoon mountain temperatures Wednesday below 9000 feet will rapidly warm up to cause rapid snow-melt. Meanwhile, windy and mild conditions are expected at the higher elevations Wednesday night, which will continue the sharp increases in snow-melt overnight and during the early morning hours. Residents are advised to monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.
Wyoming Department of Transportation crews were able to reopen US Highway 26 and 89 in the Snake River Canyon yesterday morning. The highway is now open to two-way traffic. However, there are gravel patches on the highway from the repair work and the area is … Continue Reading