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Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
County/Area JOHNSON
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-05-22 03:00:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 2NE BUFFALO ARPT
Begin Lat/Lon 44.3885/-106.6975
End Date 2008-05-24 05:00:00.0 MST-7
End Location 1W BUFFALO ARPT
End Lat/Lon 44.372/-106.7425
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 50.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong upper level low stalled west of Wyoming. The resultant upslope flow east of the Continental Divide generated copious rainfall amounts across the lower elevations with accumulating snowfall in the mountains. Snowfall totals topped one foot in portions of the Absaroka and eastern Wind River ranges. Snowfall of 6 to 12 inches was common in the Bighorn Mountains and Yellowstone National Park.
Event Narrative The combination of heavy rainfall of three to five inches and snowmelt from the nearby Bighorn Mountains caused Rock and Clear creeks to flood near Buffalo. The high water levels flooded some homes along Rock Creek where it flows beneath Interstate 90.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS (ZONE) ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS (ZONE) WY 05/21/2008 16:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST (ZON... WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST (ZON... WY 05/21/2008 19:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HYATTVILLE BIG HORN CO. WY 05/21/2008 20:00 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BUFFALO ARPT JOHNSON CO. WY 05/22/2008 03:00 MST-7 Flood 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
MAYOWORTH JOHNSON CO. WY 05/22/2008 05:30 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TEN SLEEP ARPT WASHAKIE CO. WY 05/22/2008 08:00 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 50.00K 0.00K