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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:25 PM MDT May. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for snowmelt remains in effect until 300 PM MDT
Sunday for northwestern Madison and northwestern Beaverhead
counties...

Snowmelt will cause continued rises along the Big Hole river through
early next week, with flooding along the river lingering into mid to
late next week.

Point forecast for the Big Hole river near Melrose.
* At 7 PM Friday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 7.6 feet by
Tuesday.
* Impacts... water will continue to impact agricultural land along
the river, as well as a couple of homes in the meriweather
subdivision. Water may also impact sections of Burma Road.
Irrigation equipment near the river needs to be protected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 4578 11341 4575 11336 4580 11335 4587 11322
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825 PM MDT Fri may 25 2018

... A Flood Warning for snowmelt remains in effect until 300 PM MDT
Sunday for northwestern Madison and northwestern Beaverhead
counties...

Snowmelt will cause continued rises along the Big Hole river through
early next week, with flooding along the river lingering into mid to
late next week.

Point forecast for the Big Hole river near Melrose.
* At 7 PM Friday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 7.6 feet by
Tuesday.
* Impacts... water will continue to impact agricultural land along
the river, as well as a couple of homes in the meriweather
subdivision. Water may also impact sections of Burma Road.
Irrigation equipment near the river needs to be protected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 4578 11341 4575 11336 4580 11335 4587 11322
      4588 11312 4581 11300 4576 11277 4563 11270
      4565 11263 4550 11259 4564 11239 4546 11235
      4538 11271 4568 11281 4579 11319 4559 11340
      4560 11357



823 PM MDT Fri may 25 2018

... A Flood Warning for snowmelt remains in effect until 145 am MDT
Monday for south central Broadwater... northern Madison... southeastern
Jefferson and northwestern Gallatin counties...

Snowmelt will cause continued rises along the Jefferson river
through early next week, with flooding lingering into late next week
or longer.

Point forecast for the Jefferson river near Three Forks.
* At 7 PM Friday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 8.9 feet by
Wednesday.
* Impacts... at 8.5 feet, County roads and bridges and some homes
around Three Forks may be impacted by flood waters.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 4594 11144 4582 11160 4578 11167 4577 11176
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