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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:31 AM MDT May. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Bitterroot river near Darby in...
central Ravalli County in west central Montana...

* until further notice.

* The river level is expected to rise above flood stage and remain
there for several days. Minor flooding is expected.

* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.

* At 7.5 feet... flooding of low lying areas adjacent to the river is
possible. Many country roads that are prone to flooding will also
be impacted.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.

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


Lat... Lon 4637 11403 4608 11404 4600 11401 4595 11423
      4607 11426 4618 11426 4629 11425 4638 11421



1123 am MDT Thu may 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Missoula has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Bitterroot river near Missoula in...
south central Missoula County in west central Montana...
northern Ravalli County in west central Montana...

* until further notice.

* The river level has reached 11.4 feet and will continue to rise
between 12.5 to 13.0 feet by Monday.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 13.0 feet.

* At 11.0 feet, flooding affects low lying areas adjacent to the
river. At 12.0 feet, flooding of farmland and some roads along the
Bitterroot river from Lolo to the confluence with the Clark Fork
river is possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.

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


Lat... Lon 4687 11413 4687 11408 4686 11405 4679 11400
      4666 11398 4666 11414 4677 11412 4686 11415



1114 am MDT Thu may 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Missoula has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Clark Fork river above Missoula in...
south central Missoula County in west central Montana...

* until further notice.

* The river level has risen to moderate flood stage and is
anticipated to remain in moderate flood stage through early next
week.

* Moderate flood stage is 11.0 feet.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.

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


Lat... Lon 4690 11395 4691 11390 4690 11387 4684 11382
      4685 11391 4684 11403 4686 11413 4690 11410
      4691 11402



113 PM MDT Wed may 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Missoula has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Clark Fork river below Missoula in...
southeastern Mineral County in west central Montana...
southwestern Missoula County in west central Montana...

* until further notice.

* At 1:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.4 feet.

* The river will rise to 11.0 feet by Friday, and will crest to near
11.5 feet over the weekend. Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* At 11.0 feet... flooding of low lying areas adjacent to the river
is possible just west of Missoula to Frenchtown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.

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


Lat... Lon 4696 11441 4697 11453 4704 11451 4704 11446
      4705 11440 4701 11423 4692 11412 4689 11406
      4685 11410 4687 11418 4690 11422 4696 11427
      4699 11436



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