Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Missoula MT
1135 AM MDT Thu May 24 2018

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Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys-
1135 AM MDT Thu May 24 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE BITTERROOT RIVER NEAR DARBY THROUGH
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has expanded the

* Flood Watch to the Bitterroot River near Darby, in west central
  Montana.

* Until further notice.

* The river is forecast to reach flood stage by Friday afternoon
  and remain there for several days.

* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.

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 4637 11403 4608 11404 4600 11401 4595 11423
      4607 11426 4618 11426 4629 11425 4638 11421

$$

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Flathead/Mission Valleys-
1135 AM MDT Thu May 24 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE FLATHEAD RIVER AT
COLUMBIA FALLS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a

* Flood Watch for the Flathead River at Columbia Falls in
  northwest Montana.

* Until further notice.

* The river is forecast to reach flood stage by Friday afternoon and
  remain there for several days.

* Warm temperatures, especially overnight, will be increasing
  snowmelt runoff and 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 4817 11422 4818 11416 4818 11414 4816 11412
      4812 11411 4810 11408 4804 11411 4805 11415
      4810 11416 4813 11417 4813 11419 4811 11422
      4813 11426 4818 11430 4823 11427 4825 11426
      4833 11425 4838 11421 4840 11412 4847 11411
      4845 11400 4837 11402 4835 11408 4832 11416
      4828 11418 4825 11418 4822 11422 4818 11423

$$



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