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Cody residents and business owners were assured Yellowstone National Park will reopen next week, but there will be changes – including a reservation system – to ensure the park is open but not overwhelmed. Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly held a virtual town hall with Cody civic leaders and businesses. It was one of several meetings…

Raging floodwaters in Montana are trickling into Shoshone National Forest, which may close some campgrounds and amenities in the near future for visitor safety. The “high water event” that has closed Yellowstone National Park and drowned Red Lodge, Montana, is not over. Now, Shoshone National Forest is experiencing some of the floods that are ravaging…

The ongoing “500-year” flooding event of the Yellowstone River has forced the City of Billings water plant to shut down. The city is asking residents to “conserve water” when and if possible. It is worth noting that the scope of the flooding and its total damage is currently under evaluation as teams are just starting…

Cody Beers, WyDOT Public Relations Specialist, spoke about how WyDOT will help out Yellowstone National Park when called upon and how well local and national government agencies are communicating through the flooding of our first national park.  He also spoke about the road project north of Cody on the Powell Highway is almost complete, ahead…

The Southern Loop of Yellowstone National Park will not reopen until park officials determine it is safe to do so – and even then, visitation will be limited for the rest of the year. Yellowstone National Park shared the latest updates on the park’s status during a Tuesday Zoom meeting. Superintendent Cam Sholly said much…

With the complete closure of Yellowstone, the State of Wyoming encourages suddenly-stranded tourists to consider the many opportunities in Wyoming State Parks. After extensive damage and flooding in Yellowstone National Park, park officials evacuated the entire park to keep visitors safe. Many tourists suddenly found themselves stranded in northwest Wyoming with no contingencies. There is…

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Communities bordering Yellowstone National Park were isolated and tourists stranded Tuesday after record floodwaters knocked out roads and bridges in Montana and Wyoming and forced the closure of all entrances to the park. The flooding followed a torrent of rain that combined with a rapidly melting snowpack and came just as…

The flooding in Yellowstone and southwest Montana continues to wash away houses, bridges, and roads. According to the National Park Service, “All inbound traffic through all entrances is closed at this time due to extremely hazardous conditions from unprecedented amounts of rainfall. Roads in the northern portion of the park are also closed due to…

Most of the northern section of Yellowstone National Park – which typically stays open year-round – is now closed indefinitely, and visitors are being evacuated due to heavy flooding and rockslides. Summer 2022 has been a year of intense weather and road closures in Yellowstone National Park. Since the park opened for the summer season…

Most of Northwest Wyoming – including Park County and Yellowstone National Park – is under a Flash Flood Warning until 1 p.m. Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton issued a Flash Flood Warning and Advisory for northwest Wyoming. According to the N.W.S., record temperatures and rain showers are creating hazardous conditions around…


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