Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Glasgow, MT

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

...A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT ACROSS NORTHEAST MONTANA...

.WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN FROM AN INCOMING STACKED LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM ALONG WITH ALREADY SATURATED GROUND DUE TO THE
PREVIOUS RAINFALLS WILL LEAD TO A STRONG CHANCE FOR FLOODING.

MTZ016>027-059>062-232200-
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CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-
SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...SCOBEY...PLENTYWOOD...MEDICINE LAKE...
WOLF POINT...POPLAR...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE...SIDNEY...
FAIRVIEW...GLENDIVE...RICHEY...TERRY...WIBAUX...WHITEWATER...
ZORTMAN...OPHEIM...CULBERTSON
236 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTHEAST MONTANA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS...CENTRAL AND
  SOUTHERN VALLEY...DANIELS...DAWSON...EASTERN ROOSEVELT...
  GARFIELD...MCCONE...NORTHERN PHILLIPS...NORTHERN VALLEY...
  PETROLEUM...PRAIRIE...RICHLAND...SHERIDAN...SOUTHWEST
  PHILLIPS...WESTERN ROOSEVELT AND WIBAUX.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* NEWLY FORECASTED WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ALONG WITH
  PREVIOUSLY SATURATED GROUNDS COULD LEAD TO VARIOUS FORMS OF
  FLOODING ACROSS NORTHEAST MONTANA.

* LOCAL CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE OVER THE NEXT 36
  HOURS. BANKFULL AND POTENTIAL OVERFLOW ALONG WITH NUISANCE
  FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS IS POSSIBLE. HEAVY EQUIPMENT WILL
  HAVE TROUBLE MOVING THROUGH FIELDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

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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