Carbon County Flood Summit 2023

Preparing for high water

With winter snows piled high in the mountains, and rain and warmer temperatures in the forecast, flooding is a concern for local residents living near the Saratoga and Encampment Rivers. This concern was addressed at the Carbon County Flood Summit hosted by Lenny Layman, Carbon County Emergency Manager at the Carbon County Flood Summit of 2023 Friday, March 31.

Tony Anderson, Senior Service Hydrologist from the National Weather Service (NWS) in Cheyenne said that the drought conditions have improved a good deal over the last three months due to the amount of current snowpack. Anderson reiterat...


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