Flood Warning in effect for Lander-Jeffrey City; Heavy rain to continue across the basin

(Lander, Wyo.) - There is a flood warning issued for the Lander area this morning while the flood watch remains in effect for the Wind River Basin, Riverton and Shoshoni. Heavy rain fell overnight in amounts between 0.5 inches and 2 inches. Total rainfall through this morning could range up to 3 inches with locally higher amounts. Locations that will experience flooding include Lander, Fort Washakie, Jeffrey City, Ethete, Hudson, Red Canyon, Milford, Bruces Campground, Sinks Canyon State Park, Sweetwater Station and Split Rock. Heavy rainfall is also anticipated along the Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains and over the Wind River Canyon where the possibility of more rock falls is possible. Lander area forecast: [image: Inline image 2] The National Weather Service reported rainfall amounts through early this morning with more on the way: [image: Inline image 1] Wind River Basin Forecast: [image: Inline image 3] #county10 #news