(Fremont County, Wyo.) - There is a small stream flood advisory for snowmelt in Central Fremont County until 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7th. According to the National Weather Service in Riverton, conditions along the North Fork of the Little Wind River at Fort Washakie, North Fork of the Popo Agie, as well as Middle Fork of the Popo Agie near Mortimore Lane rose to near bankfull stage early Sunday morning. Low lying areas along the following locations are the most likely places to experience minor flooding: - North Fork of the Popo Agie River - Little Popo Agie River - Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River - Little Wind River Snowmelt runoff below 10,000 foot elevation is expected to peak by Monday evening. Tributary creeks and streams running out the Wind River Mountains are expected to crest by Tuesday morning. The Little Wind River near Riverton is expected to crest to near flood stage of 8 feet by late Tuesday night. See future forecast below and read more from National Weather Service in Riverton here.
Preparedness/Actions: Excessive snowmelt runoff will cause localized minor
flooding along low lying areas and along stream and creek confluent areas.
Avoid stream crossings by vehicle if water is over the road.
*Feature photo: Middle Fork of the Popo Agie taken Sunday, June 5*