FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING THROUGH

SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A

FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF CENTRAL WYOMING...INCLUDING

THE FOLLOWING AREAS...CASPER MOUNTAIN AND NATRONA COUNTY LOWER

ELEVATIONS.

* FROM 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* SATURATED TO NEAR SATURATED SOILS FROM RECENT RAINFALL WILL

COMBINE WITH AREAS OF POTENTIAL HEAVY RAIN ACROSS NATRONA COUNTY

THIS EVENING THROUGH 6 PM MDT ON SUNDAY. THE THREAT OF FLASH

FLOODING WILL BE ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND IRRIGATION CANALS IN

AND NEAR THE FOOTHILLS OF CASPER MOUNTAIN. A STRONG SPRING STORM

WILL PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR PROLONGED HEAVY RAIN WITH

RAINFALL RATES OF A HALF INCH TO AN INCH AN HOUR WITH TOTAL

RAINFALL OF 2 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE.