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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 12:44 PM MDT May. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Stillwater County in south central Montana...
Carbon County in south central Montana...
Sweet Grass County in south central Montana...

* until 630 PM MDT.

* While the majority of the moderate to heavy rain showers from this
morning have diminished over the area, flooding along small
streams and low lying areas continues. Additional showers and
thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening over the
area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Red Lodge, Columbus, Big Timber, Bridger, Joliet, Fromberg,
Absarokee, Bearcreek, Reed Point, Edgar, Belfry, MC Leod, Cooney
Reservoir State Park, Melville, Rockvale, Washoe, Nye, Luther,
Fishtail and Boyd.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely, and have them relay the information to the
National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 4500 10916 4541 11021 4578 11022 4579 11029
      4622 11028 4621 10966 4613 10965 4613 10960
      4605 10961 4604 10944 4549 10876 4500 10872


Palmquist


1131 am MDT Wed may 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone at Edgar affecting Carbon County.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10 am Wednesday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Near record flooding is possible.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage around 5 PM
Wednesday and crest near 9.3 feet around 12 PM Thursday. The river
is expected to stay near or above flood stage through early next
week.

             Flood observed forecast 12 PM
location stage stage day time Thu Fri Sat

Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone
Edgar 8.5 7.9 Wed 10 am 9.3 8.2 7.9




Lat... Lon 4566 10868 4557 10878 4531 10887 4531 10894
      4554 10888 4566 10875




1131 am MDT Wed may 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone near Belfry affecting Carbon
County.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11 am Wednesday the stage was 7.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near flood stage around 12 am
Thursday. The river is expected to stay near or above flood stage
through early next week.

             Flood observed forecast 12 PM
location stage stage day time Thu Fri Sat

Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone
Belfry 8.0 7.2 Wed 11 am 7.6 6.7 7.2




Lat... Lon 4531 10887 4500 10903 4501 10911 4531 10893





755 am MDT Wed may 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
rain and snowmelt in...
Stillwater County in south central Montana...
Carbon County in south central Montana...
Sweet Grass County in south central Montana...

* until 130 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Rainfall of around an inch with localized amounts greater than 2
inches have occurred across the area from yesterday evening
through early this morning. Additional rainfall amounts of an inch
or more are possible today as periods of moderate to heavy showers
and thunderstorms continue.

* Small streams were running at bankfull or out of their banks and
flooding of low lying areas have already been reported across the
area as of this morning. Flooding of small streams, ditches, and
other low lying areas is possible today with additional rainfall
expected.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Red Lodge, Columbus, Big Timber, Bridger, Joliet, Fromberg,
Absarokee, Bearcreek, Reed Point, Edgar, Belfry, McLeod, Cooney
Reservoir State Park, Melville, Rockvale, Washoe, Nye, Luther,
Fishtail and Boyd.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely, and have them relay the information to the
National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 4500 10915 4541 11021 4578 11022 4579 11029
      4622 11028 4621 10966 4613 10965 4613 10960
      4605 10961 4604 10944 4549 10876 4500 10872


Palmquist



Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 11:26 PM MDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Wednesday night...

The Flood Watch continues 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.

* Through late Wednesday night.

* Periods of showers and thunderstorms will continue through
Wednesday. Widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 1.50 inches are
expected, with locally higher amounts likely. Flooding is possible
along mainstem rivers and tributaries already running high due to
snowmelt. Some flooding of ditches and low lying areas is also
possible.

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.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 11:26 PM MDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Wednesday night...

The Flood Watch continues 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.

* Through late Wednesday night.

* Periods of showers and thunderstorms will continue through
Wednesday. Widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 1.50 inches are
expected, with locally higher amounts likely. Flooding is possible
along mainstem rivers and tributaries already running high due to
snowmelt. Some flooding of ditches and low lying areas is also
possible.

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.





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