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Flood Warning June 19
by Pinedale Online!
June 19, 2017

FLOOD WARNING, Monday, June 19, 2017, 6:30AM: Due to rain and snowmelt, for South central Sublette County and East central Lincoln County in Wyoming until 6:15PM Wednesday evening. For the Green River, New Fork River and its tributaries. ANY KIND OF RECREATION ALONG THE NEW FORK AND GREEN RIVERS IS NOT ADVISED. As of 6AM Monday morning the crest of the New Fork River near Big Piney was at 8.0 feet, higher than the crest on June 11 - Flood Stage is at 8.0 feet. The river is expected to crest at 8.5 feet later today. Extensive low land flooding is expected. At 6AM the Green River was at 9.1 feet near LaBarge and rising - Flood Stage is 9.0 feet. The river is expected to crest at 9.5 feet and continue through the day. Continued low-land flooding expected near Whalen Bridge and across County Road 318 near LaBarge. Rivers, creeks and roads in low lying areas may become flooded. Water is swift flowing in the main current and the water is very cold. Vehicles can float and be swept away in just inches of water. Stay away or be swept away. River banks, and culverts at water crossings, may become unstable and unsafe. New road washouts may not yet be marked with warning signs, use caution in areas with flooding.

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