Meteorologist Don Day Talks Wyoming Weather And Summertime Could Be A Distant Hope [AUDIO]
After 12 consecutive days of temperatures well below normal for this time of the year, many are questioning if we will ever get summertime weather.
KTWO Meteorologist Don Day joined us to talk about the Flash Flood Watch that has been issued by the National Weather Service, the next system and the upcoming Memorial Weekend. Also a topic of discussion was when summer will get started. The answer. It could be another three weeks or more!! listen in to the conversation here.
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF…CASPER
247 AM MDT MON MAY 23 2011
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* A PORTION OF CENTRAL WYOMING…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…CASPER
MOUNTAIN AND NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS.
* THROUGH 600 AM TUESDAY
* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE TONIGHT. STRONGER STORMS MAY PRODUCE RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2
* MOST OF THE AREA HAS NEAR SATURATED OR SATURATED SOIL AND THE
SNOW PACK ON CASPER MOUNTAIN IS MELTING. HEAVY RAIN COMBINED
WITH SNOWMELT MAY LEAD TO POTENTIAL FLASH FLOODING.
* RAPIDLY RISING WATERS MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF STREAMS AND
RIVERS FLOODING ROADS AND THREATENING BUILDINGS CLOSE TO RIVERS
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.