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Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:09 AM MDT on May 23, 2018

Expires 7:09 PM EDT on May 24, 2018


The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the shields river near Livingston affecting Park County.
* From this evening until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 10 am Wednesday the stage was 4.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage around 3 am
Thursday and crest near 6.4 feet around 6 PM Thursday. The river
is expected to stay near or above flood stage through early next
week.

             Flood observed forecast 12 PM
location stage stage day time Thu Fri Sat

Shields river
Livingston 5.5 4.6 Wed 10 am 6.3 6.0 5.4




Lat... Lon 4599 11062 4585 11054 4572 11043 4571 11048
      4585 11062 4599 11068




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:08 PM MDT on May 23, 2018

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 24, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Montana and north central Wyoming... including the
following ... in Montana... Big Horn... Carbon... Golden
Valley... Musselshell... park... Stillwater... Sweet Grass...
Wheatland and Yellowstone. In north central Wyoming... Sheridan.

* Through late tonight

* periods of showers and thunderstorms will continue through
tonight. Widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 1.50 inches have been
observed, with local reports greater than 3 inches. Flooding is
possible along mainstem rivers and tributaries already running
high due to snowmelt. Some flooding of ditches and low lying areas
is also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood
warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop. Bank erosion is
likely. Do not walk near river banks as the underlying soil may be
eroded. In addition, if encountering flooded roads, turn around
don't drown.





Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:08 PM MDT on May 23, 2018

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 24, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Montana and north central Wyoming... including the
following ... in Montana... Big Horn... Carbon... Golden
Valley... Musselshell... park... Stillwater... Sweet Grass...
Wheatland and Yellowstone. In north central Wyoming... Sheridan.

* Through late tonight

* periods of showers and thunderstorms will continue through
tonight. Widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 1.50 inches have been
observed, with local reports greater than 3 inches. Flooding is
possible along mainstem rivers and tributaries already running
high due to snowmelt. Some flooding of ditches and low lying areas
is also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood
warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop. Bank erosion is
likely. Do not walk near river banks as the underlying soil may be
eroded. In addition, if encountering flooded roads, turn around
don't drown.





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