River Statement
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
437 PM MDT SAT MAY 3 2014

...WATER LEVELS ON RIVERS AND STREAMS CONTINUE TO RISE...
...YAAK RIVER NEAR TROY COULD APPROACH MINOR FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY...

DUE TO THE RECENT WARM TEMPERATURES...INCREASED SNOWMELT HAS
LED TO RISES ON RIVERS AND SMALL STREAMS. AS THE SNOWPACK
CONTINUES TO RIPEN, WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE IN THE
COMING DAYS.

THE YAAK RIVER NEAR TROY IN LINCOLN COUNTY COULD APPROACH MINOR
FLOODING BY MONDAY. THE LATEST STAGE WAS 7.0 FEET AT 12 PM
SATURDAY. FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET. THE RIVER LEVEL IS FORECASTED TO
REACH 7.9 FEET LATE MONDAY.

WATER WILL BE RUNNING HIGH AND FAST FOR THE FISHER RIVER NEAR
LIBBY, WHICH WILL ALSO SEE INCREASED FLOWS THROUGH THE WEEK. SMALLER
STREAMS AND CREEKS COULD ALSO REACH BANK FULL.


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