Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Glasgow, MT

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service GLASGOW MT
1110 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.Risk of possible ice jams present across portions of northeast
Montana through at least Wednesday afternoon.

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Central and Southern Valley-Sheridan-Richland-Dawson-
Including the cities of Glasgow, Fort Peck, Hinsdale, Frazer,
Plentywood, Medicine Lake, Sidney, Fairview, Glendive, and Richey
1110 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of northeast Montana, including the following areas,
  Central and Southern Valley, Dawson, Richland, and Sheridan.

* Through Thursday afternoon.

* Ice is breaking up and flowing along many of the rivers and
  streams across the region. This includes the Yellowstone River
  in the Glendive area. A new ice jam could form and bring
  quickly rising water levels.

* An ice jam on the Milk River in the Glasgow area continues to
  contribute to high river levels. Levels continue to slowly
  rise but are not expected to reach Flood Stage yet.

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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