Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
824 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014


MTC037-065-087-103-107-111-241430-
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GOLDEN VALLEY-MUSSELSHELL-ROSEBUD-TREASURE-WHEATLAND-YELLOWSTONE-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...RYEGATE...LAVINA...ROUNDUP...
COLSTRIP...LAME DEER...FORSYTH...ASHLAND...HYSHAM...HARLOWTON...
BILLINGS
824 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTH
  CENTRAL MONTANA AND SOUTHEAST MONTANA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN CENTRAL MONTANA...GOLDEN VALLEY...
  MUSSELSHELL AND WHEATLAND. IN SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...
  YELLOWSTONE. IN SOUTHEAST MONTANA...ROSEBUD AND TREASURE.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* PERIODS OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE OVER SOUTHEAST
  MONTANA THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH 2 TO 4 INCHES OF TOTAL
  PRECIPITATION LIKELY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST WIDESPREAD RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* PEOPLE LIVING IN LOW LYING AREAS OR ALONG SMALL STREAMS
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE ALERT TO RISING WATER LEVELS.
  PEOPLE LIVING NEAR BURN SCARS AND STEEP TERRAIN SHOULD ALSO BE
  ALERT FOR POSSIBLE DEBRIS FLOW AND SIGNIFICANT EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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CARTER-CUSTER-FALLON-POWDER RIVER-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...EKALAKA...MILES CITY...BAKER...
BROADUS
824 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST MONTANA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  COUNTIES...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON AND POWDER RIVER.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* PERIODS OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION ARE NOW EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
  THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEKEND...WITH TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 2 TO 4
  INCHES LIKELY. THE HEAVIEST WIDESPREAD RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
  TODAY.

* PEOPLE LIVING IN LOW LYING AREAS OR ALONG SMALL STREAMS
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE ALERT TO RISING WATER LEVELS.
  PEOPLE NEAR BURN SCARS OR STEEP TERRAIN SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
  DEBRIS FLOW OR SIGNIFICANT EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$



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