FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A

FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING AND NORTH

CENTRAL WYOMING...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL

WYOMING...

CASPER MOUNTAIN...

GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE...

NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS...

OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN. IN NORTH CENTRAL WYOMING...

BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST...

BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST...

NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY...

SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN...

SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT

* SATURATED SOILS COMBINED WITH AREAS OF SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL ELEVATE THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT THROUGH THE EVENING.

RAINFALL RATES ARE EXCEEDING 2 INCHES PER HOUR IN SOME CASES. IN ADDITION...STORMS ARE REPEATEDLY FORMING AND MOVING OVER THE SAME LOCATIONS...WHICH COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING OR ROCK AND MUD SLIDES...ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS.

AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA.