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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:46 AM MDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for snowmelt remains in effect until 145 am MDT
Monday for south central Broadwater... northern Madison... southeastern
Jefferson and northwestern Gallatin counties...

* ongoing snowmelt will allow a continued rise along the Jefferson
river through the upcoming weekend. Any shower or thunderstorm
that develops over the next few days will add to the
snowmelt runoff.

* Those with interests on or near the river, including those
planning to be on the river this Memorial Day weekend, are
encouraged to continue monitoring the level of the river as any
showers or thunderstorms that occur may cause a faster rise than
what is currently forecast. Even in areas where the river is not
flooding, the water will be moving faster than normal.

* Point forecast for the Jefferson river near Three Forks.
    * At 10:00 am Tuesday, the stage was near 8.0 feet.
    * Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
    * Minor flooding is occurring... and moderate flooding is
      forecast.
    * Forecast... continue to rise to near 8.9 feet by Monday morning.
    * Impacts... at 8.5 feet, County roads and bridges and some homes
      around Three Forks may be impacted by flood waters.

* Some locations along or near the Jefferson river that may
experience flooding include...
Three Forks, Trident, Willow Creek, Cardwell, Lewis And Clark
caverns State Park and Missouri headwaters State Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall may lead to additional flooding
in areas further away from the Jefferson river.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 12:40 PM MDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from 6 PM MDT this evening through late
Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of Montana and north central Wyoming...
    including the following ... in Montana... Big Horn... Carbon...
    Golden Valley... Musselshell... park... Stillwater...
Sweet Grass...
    Wheatland and Yellowstone. In north central Wyoming... Sheridan.

* From 6 PM MDT this evening through late Wednesday night

* periods of showers and thunderstorms through Wednesday night may
result in widespread rainfall totals of 0.50 to 1.50 inches, with
locally higher amounts possible. Flooding may be possible along
mainstem rivers and tributaries already running high due to
snowmelt.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood
warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop. Bank erosion is likely. Do
not walk near river banks as the underlying soil may be eroded. In
addition, if encountering flooded roads, turn around don't drown.





1159 am MDT Mon may 21 2018

... Flood Watch in effect for Clark Fork river near plains through
Tuesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of northwest Montana.

* Until further notice.

* The river is forecast to reach flood stage by Tuesday afternoon
and steadily climb throughout the week. Minor flood stage is 16.0
feet.

* Warm temperatures increasing snowmelt runoff will continue to
cause high water on area rivers and streams. In addition, slow
moving showers and thunderstorms capable of heavy rainfall are
possible this week, further exacerbating flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 12:40 PM MDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from 6 PM MDT this evening through late
Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of Montana and north central Wyoming...
    including the following ... in Montana... Big Horn... Carbon...
    Golden Valley... Musselshell... park... Stillwater...
Sweet Grass...
    Wheatland and Yellowstone. In north central Wyoming... Sheridan.

* From 6 PM MDT this evening through late Wednesday night

* periods of showers and thunderstorms through Wednesday night may
result in widespread rainfall totals of 0.50 to 1.50 inches, with
locally higher amounts possible. Flooding may be possible along
mainstem rivers and tributaries already running high due to
snowmelt.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood
warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop. Bank erosion is likely. Do
not walk near river banks as the underlying soil may be eroded. In
addition, if encountering flooded roads, turn around don't drown.





1159 am MDT Mon may 21 2018

... Flood Watch in effect for Clark Fork river near plains through
Tuesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of northwest Montana.

* Until further notice.

* The river is forecast to reach flood stage by Tuesday afternoon
and steadily climb throughout the week. Minor flood stage is 16.0
feet.

* Warm temperatures increasing snowmelt runoff will continue to
cause high water on area rivers and streams. In addition, slow
moving showers and thunderstorms capable of heavy rainfall are
possible this week, further exacerbating flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.


Lat... Lon 4735 11486 4740 11494 4749 11515 4752 11532
      4757 11546 4767 11523 4760 11493 4742 11463
      4735 11467 4730 11472




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