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Flash flooding risk announced with rain developing over Wyoming’s Mullen Fire burn scar


CASPER, Wyo. — Moderate rainfall is developing in the area of the Mullen Fire burn scar in southeast Wyoming, the National Weather Service in Cheyenne said at around 1 p.m. Thursday.

The rainfall could lead to flash flooding and debris and sediment flows in the area. The NWS in Cheyenne said the risk of flash flooding and debris flows is expected to increase until around 6 p.m. Thursday.

“Stay alert if in this area for rapidly changing conditions,” the NWS in Cheyenne said via Twitter. “Turn Around, Don’t Drown, if you come across a flooded road.”

The NWS in Cheyenne shared the following map of the area that could be impacted:

(NWS in Cheyenne)