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Flash Flood Warning

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Note:  Be sure to pay close attention to the date and time of each warning.    
This document contains all warnings in the state so please read the
complete document.
 
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WGUS55 KTFX 100610
FFWTFX
MTC013-015-100715-
/O.NEW.KTFX.FF.W.0002.160810T0610Z-160810T0715Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1210 AM MDT WED AUG 10 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN CHOUTEAU COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA...
  NORTHEASTERN CASCADE COUNTY IN CENTRAL MONTANA...

* UNTIL 115 AM MDT

* AT 1209 AM MDT...THE PUBLIC REPORTED FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THE
  WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GREAT FALLS...BLACK EAGLE...TRACY...MALMSTROM AFB AND SAND COULEE. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF URBAN
AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

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LAT...LON 4759 11092 4741 11086 4739 11148 4762 11144

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