Wyoming Flood Awareness Week

May 5-9, 2014

The Wind River takes over a nearby home in 2011

Index Flash Flooding Snowmelt / Run-off Flood Safety Burn Scar Flooding AHPS / Drought
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The National Weather Service (NWS) offices in Wyoming are sponsoring "Wyoming Flood Awareness Week." this week, May 5 - 9, 2014.

The NWS and Wyoming Department of Homeland Security officials encourage you to become familiar with safety rules and make plans to protect yourself and your family when flooding situations develop. Flood warnings are disseminated through NOAA weather radio, local television and radio stations, and cable television systems.

This information is provided in order to inform you of the different types of flooding dangers we are exposed to in Wyoming and also to provide safety information related to each type. Click on one of the tabs above or on the links below to learn more.

Monday, May 5: Flash Flooding

Tuesday, May 6: Snowmelt and Run-off Flooding

Wednesday, May 7: Flood Safety

Thursday, May 8: Flash Flooding within Fire Scars

Friday, May 9: AHPS and Drought Information Sources

Wyoming is served by five National Weather Service offices. We issue watches and warnings for the protection of life and property. Below is an image of which NWS office covers what counties in the state:

Wyoming NWS Offices

For additional information, contact your local NWS office:
Cheyenne, WY Riverton, WY Billings, MT Rapid City, SD Salt Lake City, UT
800-269-6220 800-211-1448 406-652-0851 605-341-7531 801-524-5133

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