Weather Service issues flash flood warning near Jackson Hole, Wyoming

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for melting snow for southwest Teton County in Northwest Wyoming and northwestern Sublette and northwestern Lincoln counties in west central Wyoming until 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.Just after 11 p.m. Sunday evening, Highway 89 through the Snake River Canyon, from Alpine Junction to Hoback Junction, remains closed due to debris flow across the highway near the Teton/Lincoln County line. A warm southwest wind has caused accelerated snow melt with additional debris flows possible in the Snake River Canyon, as well as across Highway 189 through the Hoback Canyon Sunday night through Tuesday.The NWS urges caution, particularly at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding and mudslides. If flooding is observed, act quickly. Do not enter the water or debris flow. Turn around and move up to higher ground.Report flooding or mudslides to the nearest law enforcement agency so that they may take appropriate action to close flooded roadways.

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