Wyo4News Mid-Day Recap: July 29, 2021

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Here is a recap of the top Wyo4News stories sponsored by First Bank of Wyoming

Local News:

Yesterday’s late afternoon downpour caused many areas of street flooding some power outages. In addition, the quick-hitting rainstorm caused the Rock Springs Police Department to issue a no unnecessary travel order for a while, but that order was lifted about an hour later. Official rain totals from yesterday’s storm from the National Weather Service will be available later this morning.

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It appears rainy weather could stay around a while.

The forecast for today is for partly sunny skies with a 30% chance of isolated, then scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight.  We will cool to a high of 86 today. Friday’s chance of rain increases to 80%, with another 80% chance on Saturday and a 70% chance on Sunday with highs in the upper 70 this weekend.

**** No new information has been received on the Soda Lake Fire burning just south of Soda Lake in the South Cottonwood Creek drainage west of Big Piney. According to fire officials, “Multiple values are at risk, including oil and gas wells.”  As of yesterday afternoon, prior to the thunderstorms moving into the area, the fire was reported to be 80 acres in size. Additional fire crews were arriving on the scene throughout the day.

**** The registration for Howlers flag football in Green River has been extended this Friday. The program is for kids age 4 to those going into the fourth grade. Registration details are available at the Green River Recreation Center.

**** The Rock Springs Main Street Market will be taking place tonight on South Main Street in Downtown Rock Springs. The Market will run from 4 to 7 p.m.

**** Tonight’s free Concert at the Clocktower in Green River will feature The Gleaners. The concert is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

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