Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Billings MT
1028 AM MDT Mon May 21 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Montana...

  Musselshell River near Shawmut affecting Wheatland County
  Musselshell River near Lavina affecting Golden Valley County

.Warmer temperatures resulting in high elevation snowmelt along
with additional rainfall through Wednesday will result in continued
flooding along the Musselshell River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...This river flood statement means river flooding is
expected to continue to impact people and property in the warned
area. Bank erosion is likely. Do not walk near river banks as the
underlying soil may be eroded. In addition, if encountering
flooded roads, Turn Around Don`t Drown.

The latest stages and forecasts for rivers and streams can be found
at our web page: http://water.weather.gov

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1028 AM MDT Mon May 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Musselshell River near Shawmut affecting Wheatland County.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9 AM Monday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.5 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring. The forecast is for Major flooding.
* Forecast...The river will continue to rise to near 8.0 feet by 12
  PM Friday. Additional rises are possible thereafter.


&&
             FLOOD  OBSERVED             FORECAST 12 PM
LOCATION     STAGE  STAGE   DAY TIME    Tue    Wed    Thu

Musselshell River
  Shawmut     6.5    7.9   Mon 09 AM    7.5    7.5    7.8


&&


LAT...LON 4644 10967 4633 10941 4628 10941 4638 10967


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1028 AM MDT Mon May 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Musselshell River near Lavina affecting Golden Valley County.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9 AM Monday the stage was 9.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring. The forecast is for Minor flooding.
* Forecast...The river will continue to rise to near 9.4 feet by 12
  PM Monday. Additional rises are possible thereafter.


&&
             FLOOD  OBSERVED             FORECAST 12 PM
LOCATION     STAGE  STAGE   DAY TIME    Tue    Wed    Thu

Musselshell River
  Lavina      8.5    9.4   Mon 09 AM    8.9    8.2    8.3


&&


LAT...LON 4633 10940 4630 10880 4626 10880 4628 10940


$$




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