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Hydrologic Outlook

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
MTC003-009-037-067-095-097-107-111-WYC033-062130-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
320 PM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

WATER LEVELS ARE INCREASING ON AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS THIS
AFTERNOON AS RUNOFF IS WORKING DOWNHILL FROM MOUNTAIN SNOW MELT.
FORECASTS CONTINUE TO SHOW SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER WATER LEVELS ON
AREA WATERWAYS BY THIS WEEKEND...WITH FLOWS RANGING FROM 3 TO 5
TIMES CURRENT LEVELS. MORE SEASONAL TEMPERATURES DEVELOPING THIS
WEEKEND WILL HELP SLOW SNOW MELT AND MODERATE RIVER LEVELS SOME BY
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

FOR THOSE PLANNING RECREATION ON AREA WATERWAYS THIS WEEKEND BE
PREPARED FOR CHANGING CONDITIONS AND SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER FLOWS.
THERE MAY BE HIDDEN HAZARDS AND FLOATING DEBRIS MAKING WATER
RELATED ACTIVITIES DANGEROUS AT TIMES.

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