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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 7:20 PM MDT May. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for snowmelt remains in effect until 300 PM MDT
Sunday for northwestern Madison and northwestern Beaverhead
counties...

Flooding is still expected along portions of the Big Hole river near
Melrose through this weekend.

Point forecast for the Big Hole river near Melrose.

* As of 7 PM Wednesday, the stage was 6.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 7.0 feet by
Monday.
* Impacts... water begins to affect agricultural land. Irrigation
equipment near the river needs to be protected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 4578 11341 4575 11336 4580 11335 4587 11322
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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 7:26 PM MDT May. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central and southwest Mt.

* Through Thursday evening.

* Periods of rain, combined with warm afternoon temperatures will
lead to increased runoff of mountain snowpack over the next few
days. Thus the threat for flooding will continue.

Some river gauge points have already exceeded flood stage, but
others may reach flood stage over the next few days, including,
but not limited to,

Missouri River near Toston and Landusky.
Sun River near Simms and Vaughn.
Gallatin river near Logan.
Badger creek.

This watch may need to be extended to cover the potential for
continued flooding through the Holiday weekend.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 7:26 PM MDT May. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central and southwest Mt.

* Through Thursday evening.

* Periods of rain, combined with warm afternoon temperatures will
lead to increased runoff of mountain snowpack over the next few
days. Thus the threat for flooding will continue.

Some river gauge points have already exceeded flood stage, but
others may reach flood stage over the next few days, including,
but not limited to,

Missouri River near Toston and Landusky.
Sun River near Simms and Vaughn.
Gallatin river near Logan.
Badger creek.

This watch may need to be extended to cover the potential for
continued flooding through the Holiday weekend.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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




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