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RIVER FORECAST
NWS MISSOURI BASIN RIVER FORECAST CENTER PLEASANT HILL MO
1334Z Sun Apr 30 2017
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: THIS PRODUCT HAS PRELIMINARY DATA THAT MAY BE SUBJECT TO REVISION.
: REFER TO YOUR LOCAL WFO FOR THE LATEST OFFICIAL RIVER FORECAST.

:    FORECAST GROUP IS UPRMO

: *****************************************************************
: ***  This forecast includes projected snowmelt due to         ***
: ***  forecasted 6-hour mean temperatures for the next 15 days ***
: *****************************************************************


:*******************************************************************
: *** Please note ... Crest forecasts provided are based on      ***
: *** 15 days of forecast temperatures and should not be assumed ***
: *** to be the absolute crests for the snowmelt season.         ***
: ******************************************************************


: ==> This forecast includes obsd precip & 120 hours of QPF <==


RIVER/STATION            FS     TDY    F O R E C A S T
BIG HOLE RIVER
  MELROSE MT              6.0    2.8   CREST NEAR 7.4 FT 05/08 AM
JEFFERSON RIVER
  THREE FORKS MT 3NW      8.0    4.2   CREST NEAR 7.8 FT 05/09 PM
:__________________________________________________________________

:MELROSE MT - BIG HOLE RIVER     HSA - TFX
:FLOOD STAGE 6.0 FT   FCST ISSUANCE STAGE 5.0 FT
:MODERATE FLOOD STAGE 7.5 FT   MAJOR FLOOD STAGE 8.0 FT
:LATEST RIVER STAGE 2.8 FT AT 1315Z ON 0430

:Obs Stage /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:   0429                           /   3.0
:   0430   /   2.9 /   2.9 /   2.9

: RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE ON 05/06/2017 AROUND 01Z
.AR : CREST : MLRM8 20170508 Z DC201704301334/DH06/HGIFFX 7.4
.ER MLRM8 20170430 Z DC201704301334/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:Stage Fcst/   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1  :0430:                        /   2.8
.E2  :0501:/   2.9 /   3.0 /   3.1 /   3.2
.E3  :0502:/   3.3 /   3.4 /   3.5 /   3.5
.E4  :0503:/   3.5 /   3.6 /   3.6 /   3.7
.E5  :0504:/   3.8 /   3.9 /   4.1 /   4.3
.E6  :0505:/   4.6 /   5.0 /   5.3 /   5.5
.E7  :0506:/   5.9 /   6.3 /   6.6 /   6.8
.E8  :0507:/   7.0 /   7.2 /   7.3 /   7.3
.E9  :0508:/   7.3 /   7.4 /   7.4 /   7.3
.E10 :0509:/   7.3 /   7.3 /   7.2 /   7.1
.E11 :0510:/   7.1 /   7.0 /   6.9


:Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip (inches) (PAST 24 hours):
:          /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:    0429                          /  0.00
:    0430  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.02
:
:Local observed 24-hr basin-averaged precip total
: QPE Total Ending Apr 30:   0.02  inches
:
:Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip (inches) (NEXT 120 hours):
:          /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:    0430                          /  0.01
:    0501  /  0.02 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:    0502  /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.03 /  0.02
:    0503  /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:    0504  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:    0505  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
:Local forecast 120-hr basin-averaged precip total
: QPF Total Ending May 05:   0.12  inches


:MELROSE MT - BIG HOLE RIVER     HSA - TFX
:LATEST ESTIMATED FLOW 1.45 KCFS AT 1200Z ON 0430

.ER MLRM8 20170430 Z DC201704301334/DH18/QRIFF/DIH6
:Flow Fcst /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1  :0430:                        / 1.443
.E2  :0501:/ 1.488 / 1.579 / 1.699 / 1.815
.E3  :0502:/ 2.020 / 2.198 / 2.310 / 2.372
.E4  :0503:/ 2.425 / 2.513 / 2.605 / 2.678
.E5  :0504:/ 2.818 / 3.137 / 3.490 / 3.803
.E6  :0505:/ 4.374 /  5.13 /  5.76 /  6.35
.E7  :0506:/  7.24 /  8.23 /  8.90 /  9.42
.E8  :0507:/  9.99 / 10.46 / 10.70 / 10.80
.E9  :0508:/ 10.93 / 11.06 / 11.04 / 10.93
.E10 :0509:/ 10.85 / 10.75 / 10.55 / 10.29
.E11 :0510:/ 10.08 /  9.91 /  9.74
:__________________________________________________________________

:THREE FORKS MT 3NW - JEFFERSON RIVER     HSA - TFX
:FLOOD STAGE 8.0 FT   FCST ISSUANCE STAGE 7.0 FT
:MODERATE FLOOD STAGE 8.5 FT   MAJOR FLOOD STAGE 9.0 FT
:LATEST RIVER STAGE 4.2 FT AT 1300Z ON 0430

:Obs Stage /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:   0429                           /   4.2
:   0430   /   4.2 /   4.2 /   4.2

.AR : CREST : TFKM8 20170510 Z DC201704301334/DH00/HGIFFX 7.8
.ER TFKM8 20170430 Z DC201704301334/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:Stage Fcst/   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1  :0430:                        /   4.1
.E2  :0501:/   4.1 /   4.1 /   4.1 /   4.1
.E3  :0502:/   4.0 /   4.0 /   4.1 /   4.1
.E4  :0503:/   4.2 /   4.2 /   4.3 /   4.4
.E5  :0504:/   4.5 /   4.5 /   4.6 /   4.6
.E6  :0505:/   4.7 /   4.8 /   5.0 /   5.2
.E7  :0506:/   5.4 /   5.7 /   6.0 /   6.2
.E8  :0507:/   6.4 /   6.5 /   6.7 /   6.9
.E9  :0508:/   7.1 /   7.2 /   7.4 /   7.6
.E10 :0509:/   7.7 /   7.7 /   7.8 /   7.8
.E11 :0510:/   7.8 /   7.8 /   7.8


:Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip (inches) (PAST 24 hours):
:          /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:    0429                          /  0.00
:    0430  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
:Local observed 24-hr basin-averaged precip total
: QPE Total Ending Apr 30:   0.00  inches
:
:Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip (inches) (NEXT 120 hours):
:          /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:    0430                          /  0.01
:    0501  /  0.02 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:    0502  /  0.00 /  0.02 /  0.04 /  0.01
:    0503  /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:    0504  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:    0505  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
:Local forecast 120-hr basin-averaged precip total
: QPF Total Ending May 05:   0.12  inches


:THREE FORKS MT 3NW - JEFFERSON RIVER     HSA - TFX
:LATEST ESTIMATED FLOW 2.19 KCFS AT 1200Z ON 0430

.ER TFKM8 20170430 Z DC201704301334/DH18/QRIFF/DIH6
:Flow Fcst /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1  :0430:                        / 2.172
.E2  :0501:/ 2.146 / 2.120 / 2.087 / 2.042
.E3  :0502:/ 2.023 / 2.029 / 2.070 / 2.129
.E4  :0503:/ 2.216 / 2.333 / 2.466 / 2.578
.E5  :0504:/ 2.663 / 2.729 / 2.798 / 2.875
.E6  :0505:/ 3.011 / 3.234 / 3.549 / 3.909
.E7  :0506:/ 4.336 / 4.905 /  5.54 /  6.15
.E8  :0507:/  6.63 /  7.00 /  7.42 /  7.98
.E9  :0508:/  8.60 /  9.24 /  9.83 / 10.33
.E10 :0509:/ 10.73 / 11.01 / 11.21 / 11.32
.E11 :0510:/ 11.35 / 11.33 / 11.25
:__________________________________________________________________

:GALLATIN GTWY MT 7S - GALLATIN RIVER     HSA - TFX
:FLOOD STAGE 6.0 FT   FCST ISSUANCE STAGE 5.0 FT
:MODERATE FLOOD STAGE 7.0 FT   MAJOR FLOOD STAGE 7.5 FT
:LATEST RIVER STAGE 2.0 FT AT 1300Z ON 0430

:Obs Stage /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:   0429                           /   1.9
:   0430   /   1.9 /   1.9 /   2.0

.ER GLGM8 20170430 Z DC201704301334/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:Stage Fcst/   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1  :0430:                        /   1.9
.E2  :0501:/   1.9 /   1.9 /   1.9 /   1.9
.E3  :0502:/   1.9 /   1.9 /   1.9 /   1.9
.E4  :0503:/   1.9 /   1.9 /   1.9 /   1.9
.E5  :0504:/   1.9 /   1.9 /   1.9 /   1.9
.E6  :0505:/   1.9 /   1.9 /   2.0 /   2.0
.E7  :0506:/   2.0 /   2.1 /   2.2 /   2.2
.E8  :0507:/   2.2 /   2.2 /   2.3 /   2.4
.E9  :0508:/   2.4 /   2.4 /   2.4 /   2.4
.E10 :0509:/   2.4 /   2.5 /   2.5 /   2.5
.E11 :0510:/   2.5 /   2.6 /   2.6


:Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip (inches) (PAST 24 hours):
:          /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:    0429                          /  0.00
:    0430  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
:Local observed 24-hr basin-averaged precip total
: QPE Total Ending Apr 30:   0.00  inches
:
:Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip (inches) (NEXT 120 hours):
:          /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:    0430                          /  0.01
:    0501  /  0.04 /  0.02 /  0.01 /  0.01
:    0502  /  0.01 /  0.06 /  0.08 /  0.05
:    0503  /  0.03 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:    0504  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:    0505  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
:Local forecast 120-hr basin-averaged precip total
: QPF Total Ending May 05:   0.32  inches


:GALLATIN GTWY MT 7S - GALLATIN RIVER     HSA - TFX
:LATEST ESTIMATED FLOW 0.72 KCFS AT 1200Z ON 0430

.ER GLGM8 20170430 Z DC201704301334/DH18/QRIFF/DIH6
:Flow Fcst /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1  :0430:                        / 0.704
.E2  :0501:/ 0.685 / 0.679 / 0.673 / 0.669
.E3  :0502:/ 0.668 / 0.667 / 0.664 / 0.662
.E4  :0503:/ 0.665 / 0.669 / 0.670 / 0.671
.E5  :0504:/ 0.673 / 0.672 / 0.690 / 0.719
.E6  :0505:/ 0.712 / 0.719 / 0.755 / 0.771
.E7  :0506:/ 0.757 / 0.805 / 0.931 / 0.985
.E8  :0507:/ 0.968 / 0.964 / 1.019 / 1.104
.E9  :0508:/ 1.113 / 1.118 / 1.132 / 1.149
.E10 :0509:/ 1.175 / 1.202 / 1.225 / 1.248
.E11 :0510:/ 1.276 / 1.303 / 1.325
:__________________________________________________________________

:TOSTON MT 2SE - MISSOURI RIVER     HSA - TFX
:FLOOD STAGE 10.5 FT   FCST ISSUANCE STAGE 8.5 FT
:MODERATE FLOOD STAGE 11.0 FT   MAJOR FLOOD STAGE 12.0 FT
:LATEST RIVER STAGE 5.5 FT AT 1300Z ON 0430

:Obs Stage /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:   0429                           /   5.5
:   0430   /   5.5 /   5.5 /   5.5

.ER TOSM8 20170430 Z DC201704301334/DH18/HGIFF/DIH6
:Stage Fcst/   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1  :0430:                        /   5.5
.E2  :0501:/   5.5 /   5.6 /   5.6 /   5.5
.E3  :0502:/   5.5 /   5.5 /   5.5 /   5.5
.E4  :0503:/   5.5 /   5.6 /   5.6 /   5.6
.E5  :0504:/   5.7 /   5.7 /   5.8 /   5.8
.E6  :0505:/   5.8 /   5.9 /   6.0 /   6.1
.E7  :0506:/   6.2 /   6.4 /   6.6 /   6.8
.E8  :0507:/   7.0 /   7.2 /   7.3 /   7.5
.E9  :0508:/   7.6 /   7.8 /   8.0 /   8.1
.E10 :0509:/   8.3 /   8.4 /   8.4 /   8.5
.E11 :0510:/   8.5 /   8.5 /   8.5


:Local observed 6-hr basin-averaged precip (inches) (PAST 24 hours):
:          /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:    0429                          /  0.00
:    0430  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
:Local observed 24-hr basin-averaged precip total
: QPE Total Ending Apr 30:   0.00  inches
:
:Local forecast 6-hr basin-averaged precip (inches) (NEXT 120 hours):
:          /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
:    0430                          /  0.01
:    0501  /  0.02 /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00
:    0502  /  0.00 /  0.03 /  0.05 /  0.02
:    0503  /  0.01 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:    0504  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:    0505  /  0.00 /  0.00 /  0.00
:
:Local forecast 120-hr basin-averaged precip total
: QPF Total Ending May 05:   0.15  inches


:TOSTON MT 2SE - MISSOURI RIVER     HSA - TFX
:LATEST ESTIMATED FLOW 6.45 KCFS AT 1200Z ON 0430

.ER TOSM8 20170430 Z DC201704301334/DH18/QRIFF/DIH6
:Flow Fcst /   00Z /   06Z /   12Z /   18Z
.E1  :0430:                        /  6.42
.E2  :0501:/  6.44 /  6.50 /  6.50 /  6.47
.E3  :0502:/  6.41 /  6.38 /  6.38 /  6.41
.E4  :0503:/  6.45 /  6.52 /  6.61 /  6.73
.E5  :0504:/  6.82 /  6.91 /  7.01 /  7.10
.E6  :0505:/  7.21 /  7.37 /  7.63 /  7.97
.E7  :0506:/  8.34 /  8.79 /  9.37 / 10.01
.E8  :0507:/ 10.63 / 11.18 / 11.67 / 12.14
.E9  :0508:/ 12.66 / 13.24 / 13.86 / 14.47
.E10 :0509:/ 14.99 / 15.38 / 15.67 / 15.88
.E11 :0510:/ 16.01 / 16.06 / 16.05

:********************************************************************
:COMMENT
:
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:HSA -        Hydrologic Service Area
:TFX -        NWS Weather Forecast Office Great Falls, Montana
:BYZ -        NWS Weather Forecast Office Billings, Montana
:GGW -        NWS Weather Forecast Office Glasgow, Montana
:OBS -        Observed
:EST -        Estimated
:M -          Missing
:Stage Fcst - River Stage forecast including future precipitation
:Flow Fcst -  River Flow forecast including future precipitation
:Precip -     Precipitation
:QPE -        Observed radar estimated precipitation
:QPF -        Forecasted mean areal precipitation for local basin
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