Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1237 PM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

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WHEATLAND MT-GOLDEN VALLEY MT-MUSSELSHELL MT-
1237 PM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WHEATLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL MONTANA...
  GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MONTANA...
  MUSSELSHELL COUNTY IN CENTRAL MONTANA...

* UNTIL 1230 PM MDT SUNDAY

* SPOTTERS HAVE REPORTED WIDESPREAD 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RECENT RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA
  ...WITH UP TO 4 INCHES 20 MILES NORTH OF ROUNDUP IN MUSSELSHELL COUNTY. ADDITIONAL
  ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE SIGNIFICANT AND CREATE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS.
  BURN SCARS UNDER HEAVY RAIN MAY ALSO EXPERIENCE DEBRIS FLOW AND SIGNIFICANT EROSION.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ROUNDUP...HARLOWTON...RYEGATE...MUSSELSHELL...
  LAVINA...JUDITH GAP...TWODOT...DELPHI AND SHAWMUT.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE WARNED AREA. THEREFORE...A POTENTIAL OF 3 TO 7 INCHES OF TOTAL RAINFALL IS
POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4669 10982 4670 10939 4662 10939 4663 10901
      4675 10900 4672 10788 4644 10792 4628 10834
      4626 10888 4626 11027 4671 11027 4675 10997

$$

TESAR



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