Surface flooding possible by Saturday

(Fremont County, WY) – Due to the amount of snow received from this storm, Fremont County Emergency Management is encouraging everyone to be alert to the fact that the NWS is predicting temperatures that could reach 43 degrees by Saturday, March 12th, which can lead to surface flooding.

Sandbags are available, however, you will need to supply your own sand (it must be sand for the sandbags to be effective).

“Due to a limited supply of sandbags in the county, and the difficulties we all are seeing with the country’s ‘supply chain,’ please do not ask for more than you need for the immediate protection of your property. The number of bags any one household can receive will be restricted depending on the severity of surface flooding,” FCEM said in their press release.


Sandbags may be obtained from the following contacts:


City of Lander, Chris Johnson – 307-330-3408

Fremont County Transportation, Clyde Winchester – 307-330-3366



Town of Hudson Maintenance, John Strickland – 307-709-4221


Fremont County Transportation, Darrell Petersen – 307-709-1894

Fremont County Emergency Management Agency – 307-856-2374, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday-Friday. Emergency after hours, Vonda at 307-840-0028 or Kathy at 307-349-0957


The Town of Dubois is experiencing a staff shortage. Sandbags can be obtained by contacting the Dubois Town Hall at 307-455-2345, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday. Emergency after hours, 307-450-3114 until 9:00 pm.

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