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Flash Flood Watch

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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
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Flood Watch

National Weather Service Billings MT

210 PM MDT Tue Jul 17 2018



MTC011-017-075-087-103-180600-

/O.CON.KBYZ.FF.A.0001.180717T2200Z-180718T0600Z/

/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

Carter-Custer-Powder River-Rosebud-Treasure-

INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF Ekalaka, Miles City, Broadus, Colstrip, 

Lame Deer, Forsyth, Ashland, and Hysham

210 PM MDT Tue Jul 17 2018



...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...



The Flash Flood Watch continues for



* a portion of southeast Montana...including the following ...

    Carter...Custer...Powder River...Rosebud and Treasure.



* Until Midnight MDT tonight.



  * Showers and thunderstorms will develop late this afternoon and

    evening. These storms will be efficient rainfall producers and

    slow moving, which could cause localized flooding.



  * Roads may become inundated with water, with some rural roads 

    possibly becoming too muddy to traverse. Be mindful to not cross

    a road which is covered with water. Remember, Turn Around Don't

    Drown. 



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to

flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.



You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action

should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.



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