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Flood Watch
Issued: 1:20 PM MDT May. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the Yellowstone river at Billings affecting Stillwater and
Yellowstone counties.
* Until further notice.
* At 12 PM Thursday the stage was 12.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is expected this weekend. Major flooding could
occur Monday night and Tuesday should heavy rainfall occur over
the weekend, but there is still some uncertainty on exactly how
much rain will fall, and the impact of this rainfall on the
river. Bank erosion is likely.
* Forecast... the river will hover near flood stage through this
weekend, with additional rises expected into early next week.
Major flooding is possible Monday night and Tuesday.

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

Yellowstone river
Billings 13.5 12.6 Thu 12 PM 13.3 13.3 13.4




Lat... Lon 4624 10754 4611 10749 4554 10896 4562 10955
      4575 10956 4570 10905




Flood Watch
Issued: 1:20 PM MDT May. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the Yellowstone river at Billings affecting Stillwater and
Yellowstone counties.
* Until further notice.
* At 12 PM Thursday the stage was 12.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is expected this weekend. Major flooding could
occur Monday night and Tuesday should heavy rainfall occur over
the weekend, but there is still some uncertainty on exactly how
much rain will fall, and the impact of this rainfall on the
river. Bank erosion is likely.
* Forecast... the river will hover near flood stage through this
weekend, with additional rises expected into early next week.
Major flooding is possible Monday night and Tuesday.

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

Yellowstone river
Billings 13.5 12.6 Thu 12 PM 13.3 13.3 13.4




Lat... Lon 4624 10754 4611 10749 4554 10896 4562 10955
      4575 10956 4570 10905




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