Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...The Flood Warning Continues for the Following Rivers in North
Central Montana...

  Milk River near Havre...Harlem
  Big Sandy Creek near Havre
  Battle Creek near Chinook
  Lodge Creek near the International Boundary

.Widespread flooding will continuet to impact portions of
North-Central Montana for the next several days.


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

&&

MTC041-201740-
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840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Milk River at Havre.
* until Sunday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Thursday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage
this weekend.

&&

LAT...LON 4850 10993 4870 10988 4869 10912 4847 10918


$$

MTC005-201740-
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/HRLM8.3.SM.180415T1755Z.180422T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Milk River near Harlem.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:30 PM Thursday the stage was 24.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.4 feet by
  Sunday morning then then remain at major flood stage.

&&

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


$$

MTC041-201740-
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/BSMM8.3.SM.180414T2126Z.180419T0315Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Sandy Creek at Havre.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:30 PM Thursday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to slowly fall.

&&

LAT...LON 4849 10994 4857 10983 4857 10978 4847 10989


$$

MTC005-201740-
/O.CON.KTFX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180424T1400Z/
/BCMM8.2.SM.180416T0400Z.180416T0900Z.180424T0800Z.NO/
840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Battle Creek near Chinook.
* until Tuesday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:30 PM Thursday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.6 feet by
  tomorrow early afternoon.

&&

LAT...LON 4860 10921 4873 10930 4873 10924 4860 10912


$$

MTC005-041-201740-
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840 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lodge Creek near International Border.
* until late Sunday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:25 PM Thursday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and
  continue to rise to near 7.7 feet by Saturday evening.

&&

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

$$




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