Green River Star -

By Stephanie Thompson

Caution urged along river


Stephanie Thompson

The Green River flows just below the Expedition Island bridge. Officials are urging caution to residents when they're recreating near the river.

With Flaming Gorge Days approaching and the levels of the Green River nearing the top of the banks, city officers are asking residents and visitors to take extra care when near the river.

According to United States Bureau of Reclamation's website, a total of 6,400 cfs is being released from the Fontenelle Reservoir and traveling downstream through Green River. A press release states the reservoir is at an elevation of 6,498 feet, which is 82 percent of live storage capacity. Inflows for the month of May totaled 167,000 acre feet, or 99 percent of average. Releases are currently...

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