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Montana, Lower Clark Fork Region

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 1:13 PM MDT on May 23, 2018

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2018


The National Weather Service in Missoula has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Clark Fork river below Missoula in...
southeastern Mineral County in west central Montana...
southwestern Missoula County in west central Montana...

* until further notice.

* At 1:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.4 feet.

* The river will rise to 11.0 feet by Friday, and will crest to near
11.5 feet over the weekend. Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* At 11.0 feet... flooding of low lying areas adjacent to the river
is possible just west of Missoula to Frenchtown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 4696 11441 4697 11453 4704 11451 4704 11446
      4705 11440 4701 11423 4692 11412 4689 11406
      4685 11410 4687 11418 4690 11422 4696 11427
      4699 11436



926 am MDT Wed may 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Clark Fork river near plains in...
south central Sanders County in northwestern Montana...

* until further notice.

* At 8:45 am Wednesday the stage was 15.7 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage by Thursday
morning, and will continue to rise to near 17.0 feet by Monday
evening. Additional rises are possible thereafter.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 4735 11486 4740 11494 4749 11515 4752 11532
      4757 11546 4767 11523 4760 11493 4742 11463
      4735 11467 4730 11472



157 PM MDT Tue may 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Bitterroot river near Missoula in...
south central Missoula County in west central Montana...
northern Ravalli County in west central Montana...

* until further notice.

* The river will reach flood stage of 11.0 feet on Wednesday with
minor flooding occurring. The river is expected to remain above
minor flood stage into the weekend.

* At 11 feet... flooding affects low lying areas adjacent to the
river.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 4687 11413 4687 11408 4686 11405 4679 11400
      4666 11398 4666 11414 4677 11412 4686 11415



157 PM MDT Tue may 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Bitterroot river near Missoula in...
south central Missoula County in west central Montana...
northern Ravalli County in west central Montana...

* until further notice.

* The river will reach flood stage of 11.0 feet on Wednesday with
minor flooding occurring. The river is expected to remain above
minor flood stage into the weekend.

* At 11 feet... flooding affects low lying areas adjacent to the
river.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 4687 11413 4687 11408 4686 11405 4679 11400
      4666 11398 4666 11414 4677 11412 4686 11415




1124 am MDT Tue may 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Missoula has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Clark Fork river above Missoula in...
south central Missoula County in west central Montana...

* until further notice.

* River level is currently in the minor flood stage and is
anticipated to rise back to moderate flood stage by the latter
part of the work week.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 4690 11395 4691 11390 4690 11387 4684 11382
      4685 11391 4684 11403 4686 11413 4690 11410
      4691 11402



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