Governor Matt Mead is seeking federal aid from damages caused by spring flooding. Governor Matt Mead has signed a disaster declaration. He says the declaration is needed for Wyoming to qualify for assistance from the federal government. This spring Wyoming's snowpack hit record levels. The North Platte River reached record flood stage in Saratoga, many rivers, streams and creeks across the state topped their banks and the department of transportation reacted to or is monitoring 37 landslides.