Buffalo

At a special meeting Monday morning, the Johnson County commissioners gave a brief update on the damage from last week's flash flooding there, saying county personnel were evaluating roads and other assets.

A disaster declaration was ratified Monday by the commissioners of Johnson County in response to last week’s flash flood that left hundreds of homes damaged. The count, as of Monday, was 400 homes.

Johnson County's Commissioners have officially accepted the resignation of the current fire warden Rick Farris.

UPDATE: Officials of Johnson County and the mayor of the city of Buffalo have submitted a disaster declaration to the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security.

Even though rain was expected in Johnson County overnight, no more flooding was expected. So, on Saturday afternoon, emergency management coordinator Marilyn Connolly said officials there were moving into recovery mode.

Even though rain is expected in Johnson County tonight, no more flooding is expected. So, emergency management coordinator Marilyn Connolly says officials there are now moving into recovery mode.

The National Weather Service, Riverton office, is predicting showers and thunderstorms this afternoon for the town of Buffalo, so a flash flood watch is in effect today, from 1 o’clock into the evening hours.

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead issued an Executive Order Friday declaring a State of Emergency in response to flooding in Wyoming.

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