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National Weather Service warns of flooding


February 20, 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a warning that northeast Wyoming is likely to experience greater than average levels of flooding this spring. River basins in Crook County that may be affected include the Little Missouri and Belle Fourche.

The above-average flooding is expected to continue through June in some parts of the Rapid City Hydrologic Service Area, which covers northeastern Wyoming and western South Dakota. The causes include saturated soil conditions, high river levels and the potential for ice jam-related flooding.

In the Black Hills, flooding generally begins in late Apr...

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