Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Glasgow, MT

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
220 PM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL TAPER OFF TONIGHT..

.THE UPPER LOW THAT BROUGHT FROM ONE TO THREE INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION TO PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST MONTANA WILL LIFT OUT
TONIGHT...ALLOWING RAINFALL TO TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST.
ALTHOUGH THE PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF...EXCESSIVE RUNOFF WILL
CONTINUE TO WORK ITS WAY DOWNSTREAM OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 48 HOURS.
THUS FLOODING REMAINS A POSSIBILITY ACROSS THE AREA.

MTZ016>018-020-059>061-291000-
/O.EXT.KGGW.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150729T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
DANIELS-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-
NORTHERN VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...SCOBEY...WOLF POINT...POPLAR...WHITEWATER...
ZORTMAN...OPHEIM
220 PM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTHEAST MONTANA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS...CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
  VALLEY...DANIELS...NORTHERN PHILLIPS...NORTHERN VALLEY...
  SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS AND WESTERN ROOSEVELT.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* 1 TO 3 PLUS INCHES OF RUNOFF WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE ITS WAY
  DOWNSTREAM...POSSIBLY LEADING TO FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

* STREAMS AND CREEKS AREA ALREADY ON THE RISE...KEEP A HEADS UP
  FOR CHANGING WATER LEVELS AND USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING ACROSS
  LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

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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