River Summary
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1200 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

RIVER SUMMARY FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA

WARMER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED EARLY IN THE WEEK BEFORE A PERIOD
OF COOLER AND WETTER CONDITIONS BY MID TO LATE PART OF THE WEEK.
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES THROUGH TUESDAY WILL CLIMB INTO THE 60S AT
LOWER ELEVATIONS AND INTO THE 40S AND 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
OVERNIGHT LOWS AT MID-ELEVATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE
FREEZING EACH NIGHT. THIS WILL CAUSE AN INCREASE IN MOUNTAIN
SNOWMELT WITH RISING WATER LEVELS ANTICIPATED ON CREEKS...SMALL
STREAMS AND RIVERS. WETTER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED BY MID WEEK AS
WELL. AT THE ONSET OF PRECIPITATION TUESDAY...SNOW LEVELS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 7500 AND 8500 FEET INDICATING RAIN MAY
FALL ON TOP OF MOUNTAIN SNOWPACK INCREASING THE RATE OF SNOWMELT.
WITH COOLER AIR MOVING IN WEDNESDAY...PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO
ALL SNOW.

                     OBSERVED  CHANGE      STAGE FORECASTS  FLOOD
                       STAGE    24HR   MON  TUE  WED  THU  FRI   STG
LOCATION            TIME  (FT)  (FT)                            (FT)
RED ROCK RIVER
 LAKEVIEW          11 AM   3.0  -0.1
BEAVERHEAD RIVER
 TWIN BRIDGES      11 AM   3.6  -0.0   N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A   7.0
 DILLON            11 AM   3.2  -0.1
RUBY RIVER
 ALDER             11 AM   3.1   0.0
BIG HOLE RIVER
 WISDOM            11 AM   4.3  -0.2
 MELROSE           11 AM   3.6   0.1   3.6  4.0  4.8  4.6  4.0   6.0
JEFFERSON RIVER
 TWIN BRIDGES      11 AM   5.3   0.1   5.4  5.4  N/A  N/A  N/A  10.0
 THREE FORKS JEFF  11 AM   4.5   0.2   4.9  4.9  N/A  N/A  N/A   8.0
BOULDER RIVER
 BOULDER           11 AM   6.1   0.2
MADISON RIVER
 WEST YELLOWSTONE  11 AM   2.0  -0.0
GALLATIN RIVER
 GALLATIN GATEWAY  11 AM   1.7   0.0   1.7  1.8  2.6  2.1  2.0   6.0
 LOGAN             11 AM   5.1   0.0   5.1  5.2  N/A  N/A  N/A   9.0
MISSOURI RIVER
 TOSTON MO RVR DC  11 AM   5.4   0.2   5.6  5.8  6.3  7.1  7.1  10.5
 GT FLLS_FLOOD RD  11 AM   6.7  -0.1   7.1  7.1  N/A  N/A  N/A  13.5
 FORT BENTON       11 AM   3.8  -0.2   3.7  3.7  N/A  N/A  N/A  13.5
 LANDUSKY          11 AM  16.5  -0.2   N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  25.0
DEARBORN RIVER
 CRAIG             11 AM   3.7   0.0   N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A   6.5
SMITH RIVER
 EDEN              11 AM   3.5   0.1
 ULM COOP          N/A     N/A   N/A
SUN RIVER
 VAUGHN            11 AM   2.2  -0.1   2.3  2.3  N/A  N/A  N/A   6.0
 SIMMS             11 AM   2.5  -0.0   N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A   7.5
MUDDY CREEK
 VAUGHN            11 AM   2.4  -0.0   N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A   7.0
TWO MEDICINE RIVER
 BROWNING          11 AM   3.0   0.1                             5.5
BADGER CREEK
 BROWNING          11 AM   4.5   0.0                             7.0
MARIAS RIVER
 SHELBY            11 AM   3.9  -0.0   5.1  5.4  N/A  N/A  N/A   9.0
TETON RIVER
 DUTTON            11 AM   2.0  -0.0   2.7  2.6  N/A  N/A  N/A   9.0
JUDITH RIVER
 WINIFRED_JUDITH   11 AM   6.3  -0.0
NORTH FORK MILK RIVER
 BROWNING          11 AM   1.3  -0.0                             7.0
MILK RIVER
 RUDYARD           11 AM   3.4  -0.1   3.3  3.3  N/A  N/A  N/A   9.5
 HAVRE             11 AM   2.5   0.0   N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  10.0
 HARLEM            11 AM   6.1   0.1   5.7  5.5  N/A  N/A  N/A  21.0
BATTLE CREEK
 HARLEM            11 AM   6.1   0.1   5.7  5.5  N/A  N/A  N/A  21.0
SWIFTCURRENT CREEK
 BABB              11 AM   1.9   0.0
ST. MARY RIVER
 BABB              11 AM   4.3   0.0   4.5  4.6  N/A  N/A  N/A   7.5
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