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WGUS85 KGGW 200414
FLSGGW
FLOOD STATEMENT
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
1014 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in 
Montana...
  Beaver Creek near Hinsdale affecting Valley County

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Montana...
  Milk River at Dodson affecting Phillips County
  Milk River at Malta affecting Phillips County
  Milk River at Saco affecting Phillips and Valley Counties
  Milk River at Tampico affecting Valley County
  Milk River at Glasgow affecting Valley County
  Milk River at Nashua affecting Valley County 

.The Milk River continues to rise in Phillips and Valley Counties with
high water expected to persist into the beginning of May. The Beaver Creek
near Hinsdale has decreased below flood stage and is expected to remain below
flood stage into May.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

Avoid traveling on flooded roads. Washouts may be hidden under the 
water. 

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio.

The latest states and forecasts for rivers and streams can be found 
at our web page...
water.weather.g o v

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MTC071-201914-
/O.CON.KGGW.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/DMRM8.1.SM.180418T0936Z.180425T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1014 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Dodson.
* until further notice.
* at  9:15 PM Thursday the stage was 26.4 feet. 
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet. 
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

&&

LAT...LON 4847 10806 4828 10810 4834 10834 4847 10833

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MTC071-201914-
/O.EXT.KGGW.FL.W.0007.180420T1800Z-000000T0000Z/
/MALM8.1.SM.180420T1800Z.180426T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1014 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Malta.
* from Friday afternoon until further notice.
* at  9:45 PM Thursday the stage was 15.8 feet. 
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet. 
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon and 
  continue to rise to near 17.6 feet by early Sunday morning.

&&

LAT...LON 4862 10773 4840 10770 4818 10810 4840 10807

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MTC071-105-201913-
/O.CON.KGGW.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SACM8.2.SM.180418T2126Z.180421T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1014 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Saco.
* until further notice.
* at  9:46 PM Thursday the stage was 22.2 feet. 
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet. 
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 23.1 feet by 
  early Saturday morning.

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LAT...LON 4835 10700 4848 10750 4865 10750 4855 10700

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MTC105-201913-
/O.CON.KGGW.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TMPM8.2.SM.180418T0818Z.180426T0000Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1014 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Tampico.
* until further notice.
* at  9:30 PM Thursday the stage was 25.1 feet. 
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet. 
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 26.4 feet by 
  Thursday morning then level off.

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LAT...LON 4830 10667 4817 10685 4830 10700 4845 10701

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MTC105-201913-
/O.CON.KGGW.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLWM8.2.SM.180418T1522Z.180426T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1014 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Glasgow.
* until further notice.
* at  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 26.5 feet. 
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet. 
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 30.8 feet by 
  Friday morning then level off.

&&

LAT...LON 4807 10651 4817 10685 4830 10667 4823 10651

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MTC105-201913-
/O.EXT.KGGW.FL.W.0006.180421T1536Z-000000T0000Z/
/NSHM8.1.SM.180421T1536Z.180425T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1014 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Nashua.
* from Saturday morning until further notice.
* at  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 17.6 feet. 
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet. 
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by late Saturday morning and 
  continue to rise to near 23.6 feet by Wednesday early afternoon. 
  Additional rises are possible thereafter.

&&

LAT...LON 4807 10651 4823 10651 4820 10620 4805 10620

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MTC105-200444-
/O.CAN.KGGW.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180421T0640Z/
/BCHM8.3.SM.180420T0130Z.000000T0000Z.180420T0145Z.NO/
1014 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Beaver Creek near Hinsdale.
* at  9:30 PM Thursday the stage was 14.0 feet. 
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet. 
* fell below flood stage at  7:45 PM Thursday.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to 12.5 feet by Saturday
  morning.

&&

LAT...LON 4839 10709 4841 10730 4848 10730 4848 10718 


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WGUS85 KTFX 200240
FLSTFX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...The Flood Warning Continues for the Following Rivers in North 
Central Montana...

  Milk River near Havre...Harlem 
  Big Sandy Creek near Havre 
  Battle Creek near Chinook 
  Lodge Creek near the International Boundary

.Widespread flooding will continuet to impact portions of 
North-Central Montana for the next several days. 


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn Around...Don't Drown. Motorists should not attempt to drive 
through water flowing over the road.


The latest stages and forecasts for rivers and streams can be found 
at our web page...water.weather.gov/ahps

&&

MTC041-201740-
/O.EXT.KTFX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-180422T1700Z/
/HVRM8.1.SM.180418T0040Z.180419T1445Z.180422T0300Z.UU/
840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Milk River at Havre.
* until Sunday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Thursday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage 
this weekend.

&&

LAT...LON 4850 10993 4870 10988 4869 10912 4847 10918 


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MTC005-201740-
/O.CON.KTFX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HRLM8.3.SM.180415T1755Z.180422T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Milk River near Harlem.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:30 PM Thursday the stage was 24.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.4 feet by 
  Sunday morning then then remain at major flood stage.

&&

LAT...LON 4855 10912 4863 10914 4850 10849 4838 10844


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MTC041-201740-
/O.CON.KTFX.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BSMM8.3.SM.180414T2126Z.180419T0315Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Sandy Creek at Havre.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:30 PM Thursday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to slowly fall.

&&

LAT...LON 4849 10994 4857 10983 4857 10978 4847 10989 


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MTC005-201740-
/O.CON.KTFX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180424T1400Z/
/BCMM8.2.SM.180416T0400Z.180416T0900Z.180424T0800Z.NO/
840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Battle Creek near Chinook.
* until Tuesday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:30 PM Thursday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.6 feet by 
  tomorrow early afternoon. 

&&

LAT...LON 4860 10921 4873 10930 4873 10924 4860 10912 


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MTC005-041-201740-
/O.EXT.KTFX.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-180423T0800Z/
/LGEM8.1.ER.180421T0300Z.180421T1800Z.180423T0200Z.UU/
840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lodge Creek near International Border.
* until late Sunday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:25 PM Thursday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and 
  continue to rise to near 7.7 feet by Saturday evening.

&&

LAT...LON 4868 10930 4868 11000 4899 11000 4899 10930

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