Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Missoula MT
1159 AM MDT Mon May 21 2018

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Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys-
1159 AM MDT Mon May 21 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR BITTERROOT RIVER NEAR MISSOULA
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a

* Flood Watch for Bitterroot River near Missoula in west central
  Montana.

* Until further notice.

* The river is forecast to reach flood stage by Tuesday afternoon
  and steadily climb throughout the week. Minor flood stage is 11.0
  feet.

* Warm temperatures increasing snowmelt runoff will continue to
  cause high water on area rivers and streams. In addition, slow
  moving showers and thunderstorms capable of heavy rainfall are
  possible this week, further exacerbating flooding.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4687 11413 4687 11408 4686 11405 4679 11400
      4666 11398 4666 11414 4677 11412 4686 11415

$$

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Kootenai/Cabinet Region-
1159 AM MDT Mon May 21 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR CLARK FORK RIVER NEAR PLAINS THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of northwest Montana.

* Until further notice.

* The river is forecast to reach flood stage by Tuesday afternoon
  and steadily climb throughout the week. Minor flood stage is 16.0
  feet.

* Warm temperatures increasing snowmelt runoff will continue to
  cause high water on area rivers and streams. In addition, slow
  moving showers and thunderstorms capable of heavy rainfall are
  possible this week, further exacerbating flooding.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4735 11486 4740 11494 4749 11515 4752 11532
      4757 11546 4767 11523 4760 11493 4742 11463
      4735 11467 4730 11472

$$



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