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Flood Fight Begins In GTNP

GTNP Flood

Grand Teton National Park personnel spent the weekend sandbagging some key areas in the park and will continue such operations today.  According to Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs, rising water on some of the park tributaries prompted efforts to protect nearby structures. Those structures include a well house and a public restroom.  Skaggs says while actual flooding has not yet occurred in the park, the water is definitely rising. Today, Skaggs says, park personnel will be setting up barriers to form a temporary dike along the Snake River adjacent the administrative area at Moose.

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