Emergency management coordinator announces pre-flood meetings


With potential flooding looming in the Platte Valley, Riverside Town Council members were reminded of upcoming meetings to help prepare for such a disaster.

Carbon County Emergency Management Coordinator John Zeiger told the council Thursday evening he would be holding “pre-planning flood meetings” soon in Saratoga and Baggs. The first one is at 5 p.m. April 29, Valley Community Center in Baggs. The second meeting takes place at 10 a.m. May 1 at Saratoga Town Hall.

According to NOAA State Hydrologist Jim Fahey, moderate to high potential for spring flooding because of snowmelt is expect...

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