Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Missoula MT
447 PM MDT TUE MAR 21 2017

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Deer Lodge MT-Silver Bow MT-
447 PM MDT TUE MAR 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  An Ice Jam in...
  South central Deer Lodge County in west central Montana...
  Western Silver Bow County in west central Montana...

* Until 445 PM MDT Wednesday

* At 346 PM MDT, trained weather spotters reported flooding due to
  an ice jam in the Big Hole River along Highway 43 near Dickie
  Bridge...west of Wise River.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Fishtrap...Dickie Bridge...intersection of Highways 43 and 569.

* There are two ice jams...one remains at the Dickey Bridge. Water
  is backing up for about one mile behind the jam. Flood waters have
  risen to surround residences north of the Big Hole River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

&&

LAT...LON 4584 11306 4586 11309 4588 11310 4588 11321
      4582 11328 4582 11330 4580 11331 4581 11332
      4588 11326 4591 11310 4586 11304

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