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WGUS85 KBYZ 191756

FLSBYZ

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Billings MT

1156 AM MDT Sun May 19 2019



...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Montana...



  Musselshell River near Shawmut affecting Wheatland County



.Snowmelt and recent rainfall have resulted in elevated water levels 

on the Musselshell River near Shawmut. Water levels are expected 

to fluctuate just above flood stage through Monday morning with 

minor flooding of low lying areas along this stretch of the 

Musselshell River. Water levels are forecast to drop below flood 

stage Monday afternoon and to continue a slow decrease through the 

week.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Safety message...This river flood statement means river flooding is 

expected to continue to impact people and property in the warned 

area.



The latest stages and forecasts for rivers and streams can be found 

at our web page: http://water.weather.gov



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MTC107-202355-

/O.CON.KBYZ.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190521T0000Z/

/SHAM8.1.RS.190518T2003Z.190519T0800Z.190520T1800Z.NO/

1156 AM MDT Sun May 19 2019



The Flood Warning continues for

  The Musselshell River near Shawmut affecting Wheatland County.

* until late Monday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 11 AM Sunday the stage was 7.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river stage will fluctuate around 7.1 FT through 

  Monday morning. The river is expected to fall below flood stage 

  Monday afternoon.





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             FLOOD  OBSERVED             FORECAST 12 PM   

LOCATION     STAGE  STAGE   DAY TIME    Mon    Tue    Wed



Musselshell River

  Shawmut     7.0    7.1   Sun 11 AM    7.0    6.8    6.6





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LAT...LON 4644 10967 4633 10941 4628 10941 4638 10967





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WGUS85 KMSO 190221

FLSMSO



Flood Advisory

National Weather Service Missoula MT

821 PM MDT Sat May 18 2019



MTC063-190230-

/O.EXP.KMSO.FA.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-190519T0230Z/

/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

Missoula MT-

821 PM MDT Sat May 18 2019



...THE FLOOD ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 830 PM MDT FOR THE 

BITTERROOT RIVER NEAR MISSOULA IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOULA COUNTY...



The high water is receding, but will continue to remain high and 

fast. Please continue to heed any road closures.



LAT...LON 4683 11400 4667 11400 4667 11411 4686 11414



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