RIVERTON, Wyo. — Some roads have reopened in central Wyoming as the Wind River begins to slowly recede.
Wyoming 132, 133 and 134 all reopened Monday afternoon.
However, a section of U.S. 26 west of Riverton remained closed Monday afternoon between the U.S. 287 junction and Kinnear because of water flowing over the roadway.
Heavy rain over the weekend sent some rivers already swollen with snowmelt runoff out of their banks in Fremont County.
The Wind River at Riverton created near 12 feet Monday and is expected to slowly recede but remain above flood stage through the week. Flood stage is 9 feet.
The Little Wind River at Fort Washakie and near Riverton was slowly falling Monday.