Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
703 PM MDT MON JUN 1 2015

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MEAGHER MT-
703 PM MDT MON JUN 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN...
  MEAGHER COUNTY IN CENTRAL MONTANA...

* UNTIL 100 AM MDT TUESDAY

* AT 700 PM...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED EARLIER THUNDERSTORMS
  WITH HEAVY RAIN OVER MEAGHER COUNTY HAVE CAUSED FLOODING TO
  DEVELOP OVER PORTIONS OF THE COUNTY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS NEAR ONE
  HALF INCH HAVE BEEN REPORTED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...

  LOCATIONS ALONG HIGHWAY 12 SOUTH OF WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS WHERE
  THE SMITH RIVER CROSSES THE ROAD.

  LOCATIONS ALONG HIGHWAY 294 BETWEEN MARTINSDALE AND RINGLING.

  LOCATIONS NEAR CAMP BAKER ON THE SMITH RIVER ROAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4681 11071 4658 11033 4622 11031 4622 11089
      4693 11145

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