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WGUS85 KBYZ 211644

FLSBYZ



Flood Statement

National Weather Service Billings MT

1044 AM MDT THU MAR 21 2019



MTC017-211648-

/O.CAN.KBYZ.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190321T1715Z/

/00000.0.IJ.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

Custer MT-

1044 AM MDT THU MAR 21 2019



...THE FLOOD WARNING FOR AN ICE JAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR

NORTHWESTERN CUSTER COUNTY...



At 10 AM MDT, Custer County Emergency Management reported that water 

and ice were flowing freely on both the Tongue and Yellowstone 

rivers in the Miles City vicinity. The ice jam threat has 

diminished, and therefore the threat of flooding. The flood warning 

has been cancelled.



Those living along these waterways should remain alert for 

additional ice jams over the next few days that could result in 

additional flooding.



LAT...LON 4666 10557 4665 10549 4660 10549 4660 10545

      4658 10545 4657 10542 4627 10575 4624 10615

      4640 10616 4670 10558



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Palmquist



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WGUS85 KGGW 220855

FLSGGW



Flood Advisory

National Weather Service Glasgow MT

255 AM MDT FRI MAR 22 2019



MTC071-105-220904-

/O.CAN.KGGW.FA.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-190322T1330Z/

/00000.N.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

Phillips MT-Valley MT-

255 AM MDT FRI MAR 22 2019



...THE SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR SNOWMELT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

FOR EAST CENTRAL PHILLIPS AND WEST CENTRAL VALLEY COUNTIES...



The Flood Advisory has been replaced by a Flood Warning for the 

same area. 



LAT...LON 4842 10711 4834 10713 4819 10727 4832 10762

      4851 10749 4850 10732



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Forrester



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WGUS85 KTFX 221358

FLSTFX



Flood Advisory

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

758 AM MDT Fri Mar 22 2019



MTC073-099-241400-

/O.NEW.KTFX.FA.Y.0009.190322T1358Z-190324T1400Z/

/00000.N.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

Pondera MT-Teton MT-

758 AM MDT Fri Mar 22 2019



The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a



* Flood Advisory for...

  Snowmelt in... 

  Pondera County in north central Montana...

  Teton County in north central Montana...



* Until 800 AM MDT Sunday.



* Emergency management and local law enforcement reported that 

  snowmelt was causing minor flooding across portions of Pondera and 

  Teton Counties, most notably in poor drainage and low lying areas. 

  Some roadways that have become impacted by water include : Arod 

  Lake Road, Teton Canyon Road, South Camp Road, Iowa Loop Road, Old 

  Shelby Road, Highway 358 at milepost 15, and Highway 219 at 

  milepost 14.



* Water that has covered roadways could cause vehicles to hydroplane 

  during the day, while freezing temperatures at night will cause 

  icy and dangerous driving conditions.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



In rugged terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which 

are potentially dangerous during snowmelt. 



Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you 

can do so safely.

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LAT...LON 4848 11218 4844 11199 4840 11199 4840 11180

      4835 11179 4835 11167 4822 11166 4821 11141

      4770 11141 4769 11167 4761 11168 4761 11192

      4750 11193 4750 11228 4765 11255 4762 11266

      4799 11269 4831 11300 4831 11259 4848 11257



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Greely/Moldan



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