Flood Warning for Pine Creek through Pinedale
June 22, 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017, 8:00AM: FLOOD WARNING FOR PINE CREEK THROUGH PINEDALE
Flood Warning for Pine Creek is in effect until 8:15AM Saturday. Expect increased flows in Pine Creek through Pinedale. Water is running over the spillway at about 8 inches with more expected. Those living in low lying areas should monitor water levels near your residences. Water flows can increase without warning. Please stay AWAY from the creek as debris could be dislodged and MOVING in the water as flows increase. Water is moving fast and is very cold. Sublette County Emergency Management advises no recreation on Pine Creek.
National Weather Service alert:
Headline: Areal Flood Warning
Description: The National Weather Service in Riverton has Issued a
* Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams For
A Dam Floodgate Release In Central Sublette county in West Central Wyoming
* Until 815am MDT Saturday
* At 822am MDT, Sublette county Emergency Management Reported The Dam on Fremont Lake Spilling Into Pine Creek was Overflowing. The Dam and Would Likely Cause Flooding of Pine Creek Through The town of Pinedale and Areas Along the Creek. Pine Creek Flows Into New Fork River and Flooding will be Possible Along this River to around Boulder.
* Some Locations That will Experience Flooding Include
Pinedale, Fremont Lake, Fremont Lake Campground.
Stay Away or be Swept Away. River Banks and Culverts Can Become Unstable and Unsafe.
A Flood Warning Means That Flooding is Imminent or Occurring. All Interested Parties Should Take Necessary Precautions Immediately