A flash flood watch has been issued for many areas in Wyoming starting at 9:43 a.m. today and lasting until midnight.

Here is the warning issued by the National Weather Service:

HEAVY RAIN FROM SLOW MOVING STORMS POSSIBLE TODAY...

A VERY MOIST AIRMASS WILL SET THE STAGE FOR HEAVY RAINFALL FROM THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. ALREADY SATURATED SOIL CONDITIONS WILL ONLY INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING TODAY. THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BE SLOW MOVING AND COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING TODAY INTO THE EVENING.

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL WYOMING...SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING AND SOUTHEAST WYOMING...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...

IN EAST CENTRAL WYOMING...CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY...CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS...EAST PLATTE COUNTY...GOSHEN COUNTY...NIOBRARA COUNTY AND NORTH LARAMIE RANGE. IN SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING...SHIRLEY BASIN.

IN SOUTHEAST WYOMING...CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY... EAST LARAMIE COUNTY...LARAMIE VALLEY...SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* THERE IS A HIGH POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN FROM SLOWLY MOVING THUNDERSTORMS TODAY INTO THE EVENING. ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS WILL INCREASE FLASH