Green River Star -

By David Martin

Rock Springs floods Tuesday afternoon


Stephanie Thompson

A car attempts to drive through a large pool of water in Rock Springs Tuesday.

For Julie Porter, the moment the water started flowing through her insurance office was the moment she decided to grab her kids and get out of the building.

Porter, an insurance agent, has an office on Broadway in Rock Springs, which was where some of the worst flooding in the city took place Tuesday evening. Mayor Carl Demshar said Broadway, as well as North Front Street and South Front Street, looked like rivers flowing through the downtown portion of the city. As of Wednesday morning, the pedestrian underpass beneath the Union Pacific Railroad was completely submerged.

The water on Broad...

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