Upper Green River Basin
Areal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 2:48 PM MDT on March 10, 2014
The National Weather Service in Riverton has extended the
* Flood Advisory for melting snow in...
Lincoln County in west central Wyoming...
Sublette County in west central Wyoming...
Teton County in northwest Wyoming...
* until 330 PM MDT Tuesday
* at 230 PM MDT... minor low land flooding is still occurring in Star
Valley and in Jackson Hole. Monday afternoon temperatures in
Star Valley were in the middle 40s... with middle to upper 30s
along the Snake River Valley. The next weather system to affect
far western Wyoming valleys is expected to bring .50 to .75 of
an inch of rain over the lower elevations Monday night. The rain is
expected to change to snow by Tuesday morning over the far western
valleys. The mild temperatures and rainfall is expected to
increase the snowmelt runoff in the lower elevations
resulting in an increase of low land flooding.
* Some locations that will experience minor flooding include...
Afton... alpine... Alta... Big Piney... Cokeville... Grant Village...
Jackson... Kemmerer... Moose... Moran Junction... Old Faithful...
Pinedale... South Entrance... Thayne... Big Sandy... Big Sandy
Opening... Bondurant... Boulder... Boulder Lake... Buffalo Valley
ranch... Calpet... Cokeville Meadows nat'l wildlife Refuge... Colter
Bay Village... Cora... Corral Creek guard station... Craig Pass...
Daniel... Diamondville... Elkol and Fairy Falls.
Excessive snowmelt runoff from this next storm will cause an
increase in minor flooding of small creeks and streams.
Additionally... country roads and farmlands along the banks of
creeks and streams and other low lying areas are subject to minor
Report hazardous weather to the National Weather Service office in
Riverton at 1-800-211-1448.
Lat... Lon 4466 11107 4466 11070 4456 11066 4454 11033
4441 11034 4412 11007 4346 11006 4346 10978
4302 10956 4266 10909 4227 10907 4227 11008
4159 11005 4158 11103
Statement as of 01:34 am MDT on March 11, 2014
... Record high temperature set at Riverton WY...
warm winds brought mild weather to much of Wyoming yesterday. A
record high temperature of 65 degrees was set at Riverton WY
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 59 set in 2012. Note the
records for the Riverton site only date back to 1995.
The record high temperature for the cooperative observer site at
Riverton for March 10 is 76 degrees... which was set in 1989.