Riverside flooding risk rated at moderate


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that the mountain snow pack and associated snow water equivalents (SWE) were rated as “above average” for the middle of January.

The report said that the above average snow pack could potentially lead to flooding along the Encampment River. This may impact parts of the southern Platte Valley including Riverside and Encampment.

According to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the snow depth at several snow data collection points near Encampment and River have dropped slightly in the past week but has se...

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