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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 THE UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN AND WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST, JACKSON HOLE, TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS AND YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. CREEKS AND RIVERS ARE ALREADY RUNNING AT HIGH LEVELS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. AN ADDITIONAL ONE HALF TO TO AN INCH AND A HALF OF PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. RAINFALL OVER AN ALREADY RIPE AND MELTING SNOWPACK BELOW THE 9500 FOOT ELEVATION WILL CAUSE ADDITIONAL SIGNIFICANT INCREASES IN STREAM AND RIVER LEVELS. SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO FLUCTUATE BETWEEN THE 8500 AND 9500 FOOT ELEVATIONS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

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 THE UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN AND WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST, JACKSON HOLE, TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS AND YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. CREEKS AND RIVERS ARE ALREADY RUNNING AT HIGH LEVELS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. AN ADDITIONAL ONE HALF TO TO AN INCH AND A HALF OF
PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. RAINFALL OVER AN ALREADY RIPE AND MELTING SNOWPACK BELOW THE 9500 FOOT ELEVATION WILL CAUSE ADDITIONAL SIGNIFICANT INCREASES IN STREAM AND RIVER LEVELS. SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO FLUCTUATE BETWEEN THE 8500 AND 9500 FOOT ELEVATIONS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

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