FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A

FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WYOMING...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING

AREAS...CASPER MOUNTAIN...OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER

MOUNTAINS....ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS...CODY FOOTHILLS...LANDER

FOOTHILLS...NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS...NORTH BIG HORN

BASIN...SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN... SOUTHWEST BIG HORN

BASIN...UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN AND WIND RIVER BASIN.

* FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* ANOTHER ROUND OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN

MAY IMPACT PORTIONS OF THE AREA FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE HEAVIER

THUNDERSTORMS. WITH MUCH OF THE AREA ALREADY SATURATED FROM

RECENT RAINFALL...FLASH FLOODING IS QUITE POSSIBLE IN THE FLASH

FLOOD WATCH AREA FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* ROCK OR MUD SLIDES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN STEEPLY SLOPED

AREAS...ESPECIALLY AROUND MOUNTAIN PASSES AND CANYONS INCLUDING

WIND RIVER CANYON.

* SMALL STREAMS ARE ALREADY RUNNING NEAR BANKFULL FROM THE RECENT

RAINFALL AND ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN COULD CAUSE SIGNIFICANT

RISES IN AREA CREEKS AND RIVERS. BE PREPARED FOR ADDITIONAL

RISES IN AREA CREEKS AND RIVERS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS.