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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:24 AM MDT May. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
snowmelt in...
south central Broadwater County in southwestern Montana...
northern Madison County in southwestern Montana...
southeastern Jefferson County in southwestern Montana...
northwestern Gallatin County in south central Montana...

* until 145 am MDT Friday.

* Snowmelt will cause continued rises along the Jefferson river
through early next week, with flooding lingering into late next week
or longer.

* Point forecast for the Jefferson river near Three Forks.
    * At 10:00 am Saturday the stage was 8.3 feet.
    * Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
    * Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
    * Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 8.4 feet by
      Saturday evening, with additional rises to near 8.5 by Wednesday.
    * Impacts... at 8.5 feet, County roads and bridges and some homes
      around Three Forks may be impacted by flood waters.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Those planning to recreate on or near the Jefferson river over
Memorial Day weekend are encouraged to be mindful of fast flows,
higher water levels, and cold water temperatures.

Those not experiencing flooding now, may begin to see flooding by
this weekend or early next week.


Lat... Lon 4594 11144 4582 11160 4578 11167 4577 11176
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1114 am MDT Sat may 26 2018

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
snowmelt in...
northwestern Madison County in southwestern Montana...
northwestern Beaverhead County in southwestern Montana...

* until 300 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Snowmelt will cause continued rises along the Big Hole river
through early next week, with flooding along the river lingering
into late next week.

*Point forecast for the Big Hole river near Melrose.
    * At 05/26 10:15 the stage was 6.9 feet.
    * Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
    * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
    * Forecast... the river will continue to rise to near 7.1 feet by
      Tuesday.
    * Impacts... water will continue to impact agricultural land
      along the river, as well as a couple of homes in the meriweather
      subdivision. Water may also impact sections of Burma Road.
      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.

Those planning to recreate on or near the Big Hole river for
Memorial Day weekend are encouraged to be mindful of fast flows,
higher water levels, and cold water temperatures.


Lat... Lon 4578 11341 4575 11336 4580 11335 4587 11322
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Special Statement
Issued: 5:21 PM MDT May. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Strong thunderstorms will affect southwestern Broadwater... north
central Madison... southeastern Jefferson and northwestern Gallatin
counties...

At 520 PM MDT, strong thunderstorms were located near Silver
Star and Sheridan, moving northeast at 45 mph.

Hail up to dime size and wind gusts up to 50 mph are expected with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Sheridan, Three Forks, Harrison, Pony, Cardwell, Logan, Lewis And
Clark caverns State Park, Trident, Willow Creek, Waterloo and
Missouri headwaters State Park.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 90 between mile markers 252 and 284.
Highway 12 between mile markers 96 and 109.
Highway 287 between mile markers 73 and 97.

Lat... Lon 4542 11213 4560 11237 4618 11172 4596 11128
time... Mot... loc 2320z 218deg 41kt 4577 11196


Kj


521 PM MDT Sat may 26 2018

... Strong thunderstorms will affect southwestern Broadwater... north
central Madison... southeastern Jefferson and northwestern Gallatin
counties...

At 520 PM MDT, strong thunderstorms were located near Silver
Star and Sheridan, moving northeast at 45 mph.

Hail up to dime size and wind gusts up to 50 mph are expected with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Sheridan, Three Forks, Harrison, Pony, Cardwell, Logan, Lewis And
Clark caverns State Park, Trident, Willow Creek, Waterloo and
Missouri headwaters State Park.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 90 between mile markers 252 and 284.
Highway 12 between mile markers 96 and 109.
Highway 287 between mile markers 73 and 97.

Lat... Lon 4542 11213 4560 11237 4618 11172 4596 11128
time... Mot... loc 2320z 218deg 41kt 4577 11196


Kj