Big Horn River

Hot Springs County and Washakie County Emergency Management offices reported yesterday that outflows from Boysen have been reduced from 7000 cfs to 6250 cfs. An update shared to the Washakie County Emergency Management Facebook page last week warned of the Big Horn River running very high. Riverbanks are very saturated and could easily slough off–keep…

An article in the Thermopolis Independent Record reports that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has requested an increase in water release from Boysen Reservoir. In addition to the release–the US Army Corps of Engineers has also asked all USBR dams to utilize some of their flood pools to lessen flows downstream. This is in response…

An audio version of this news available here. Today’s news begins with a story from Wendy Corr at our Cody News Desk. Just over a year ago, Greybull and Worland residents were braced for flooding. This year, the river is clear. That’s thanks to better weather and the removal of a sandbar in the Greybull…

An audio version of this news available here. Wendy Corr starts today’s news with a story from our Cody News desk. Although the forecast for the Big Horn Basin indicates higher temperatures than what are seasonably normal, the recent cold weather has started a chain of events that could bring trouble to low-lying areas. The…


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