Flooding update: Monday devoted to damage assessment/continued monitoring; Hudson providing public toilets; Flood danger not over

*Feature Photo: Damage assessment is underway today in Hudson as flood waters recede. h/t to Maralyne Middour for this photo from the weekend on the west end of Hudson / Pitchengine Communities.* (Fremont County, Wyo.) - While most of the immediate flood danger has lessened with the rivers going down, today is mostly devoted to damage assessment across the flooded areas, especially in the Hudson area, where flooding was extensive. The Town of Hudson this morning asked residents to conserve water and sewage use and for "looky loos" to stay off of the roads in West Hudson. Additionally, portable restrooms are available on Oklahoma Street. The town also said the town hall is available for those in need of food and a warm place to stay. The American Red Cross will open a resource center at the Fairground's Fremont Center in Riverton on Tuesday where people who have damaged homes can find out what resources exist to help them. The hours at 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Lander Care & Share Food Bank will open it’s doors today from Noon to 2 p.m. for Emergency Food Assistance to those in need due to flooding. The Fremont County Public Health Office is reminding those who wells or cisterns may have been compromised by the flood waters to boil their water 3-5 minutes before drinking. Any food contaminated by flood waters should be discarded and can goods sterilized before opening with one part bleach to two parts water. The Wyoming Highway Department said all roads in the Wind River Basin are open today with crews assessing shoulders to find any erosion. A failed culvert north of Lander received a temporary fix on Sunday, crews will return there later this week for a more extensive repair. Most major Wind River Reservation roads are open today with the exception of the old Wind River Highway where a culvert under the road was washed out. Today's high temperature in the Wind River Basin is forecast in the low 60s with tonight's lows in the mid-30s. There will be scattered showers and late day Thunderstorms. The Popo Agie River is bank full this morning, the Little Wind River continues to recede but is still above flood stage between Hudson and Riverton, Beaver Creek is still over its banks and running swiftly, the Sweetwater River in the Jeffrey City area is still running high and over its banks in several locations, and other streams and creeks have mostly receded. The Wind River Dialysis Center at Fort Washakie on Shipton Lane is open as usually and did not suffer any flood damage. #county10 #news