Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
801 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

 Milk River near Harlem
 Lodge Creek near International Border

. Flood waters along the Hi-Line have crested and flood waters will
slowly recede this week. However, flood impacts will linger into next
week, even though river and creek levels will be falling.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn Around...Don`t Drown. Motorists should not attempt to drive
through water flowing over the road.

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

&&

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801 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Milk River near Harlem.
* until late Saturday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:30 PM Monday the stage was 24.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain around 24 feet through Tuesday,
  then begin to fall. The river is then forecast to fall below flood
  stage by this weekend.
* Impacts...Significant changes in flooding impacts are not expected
  through Tuesday, but some improvement is expected later this week
  as river levels recede. However, flooded fields may remain water
  logged for weeks, even after the river levels drop back below
  flood stage.

&&

LAT...LON 4855 10912 4863 10914 4850 10849 4838 10844


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801 PM MDT Mon Apr 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lodge Creek near International Border.
* until Tuesday May 01...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:25 PM Monday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling this week, but may not
  fall below flood stage until sometime next week.
* Impacts...flooded fields may remain water logged for weeks,
  even after creek levels drop back below flood stage.

&&

LAT...LON 4868 10930 4868 11000 4899 11000 4899 10930


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