Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Glasgow, MT

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FLOOD STATEMENT
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
800 PM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...The flood warning continues for the following sites in northeast Montana...

  Milk River at Dodson affecting Phillips County
  Milk River at Malta affecting Phillips County
  Milk River at Saco affecting Phillips and Valley Counties
  Milk River at Tampico affecting Valley County
  Milk River at Glasgow affecting Valley County
  Milk River at Nashua affecting Valley County

.All forecast sites along the Milk River through Phillips and Valley Counties remain at or well above flood stage. High water levels will persist over the next several days with most locations either having just crested or now coming into a prolonged crest. Expect flood waters through the lower Milk River basin to only gradually recede through early May.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

Avoid traveling on flooded roads. Washouts may be hidden under the
water.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio.

The latest states and forecasts for rivers and streams can be found
at our web page...
water.weather.g o v

&&

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800 PM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Dodson.
* until Tuesday morning.
* at 6:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 27.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Monday morning.

&&

LAT...LON 4847 10806 4828 10810 4834 10834 4847 10833

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800 PM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Malta.
* until Monday morning.
* at 6:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will hold this crest of 18 feet through
  Thursday, then the river will fall below flood stage late
  Sunday morning.

&&

LAT...LON 4862 10773 4840 10770 4818 10810 4840 10807

$$

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800 PM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Saco.
* until further notice.
* at 7:16 PM Wednesday the stage was 23.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue to slowly fall to a stage of 23.3 feet
  by Friday afternoon.

&&

LAT...LON 4835 10700 4848 10750 4865 10750 4855 10700

$$

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800 PM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Tampico.
* until further notice.
* at 6:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 27.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Near Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will hold this broad crest at or just above
  27.0 feet through early next week, then slowly begin falling thereafter.

&&

LAT...LON 4830 10667 4817 10685 4830 10700 4845 10700

$$

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800 PM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Glasgow.
* until further notice.
* at 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 29.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 30.0 feet by
  Friday afternoon, then crest at 30.2 feet by Monday, then only
  slowly begin falling thereafter.

&&

LAT...LON 4807 10651 4817 10685 4830 10667 4823 10651

$$

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800 PM MDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Milk River at Nashua.
* until further notice.
* at 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will rise above flood stage late tonight and
  continue to rise to 22.0 feet by Sunday afternoon, then crest at 22.3
  feet by Tuesday evening. The river will then only slowly fall thereafter.

&&

LAT...LON 4807 10651 4823 10651 4820 10620 4805 10620

$$




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