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Hydrologic Outlook

Hydrologic Outlook

Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Billings MT
926 AM MDT Sun May 16 2021

...Warm temperatures to bring increased flows on rivers and

Warm temperatures will increase snowmelt across area mountains
resulting in a significant increase in flows on rivers and streams
by mid week. While flooding is not anticipated on larger rivers,
there is a chance that some smaller streams could reach bankfull in
the foothills, producing minor flooding. At the very least, stream
flows will be much higher and faster with the increased snowmelt.

Rises will first occur on smaller streams flowing out of the
foothills, eventually arriving on larger rivers. The rate and
strength of the water rises will be determined by how warm
temperatures get over the mountains, as well as whether temperatures
remain above freezing overnight. Any precipitation will result in
strong and sudden increases. Bank erosion will increase as stream
flows increase, making river banks unstable.

For those living near waterways, this may be the last chance to
finalize preparations for runoff season. Move livestock and
equipment to higher ground. Activities near waterways should be
completed as soon as possible. Those planning recreation activities
on or near the water, should be prepared for changing conditions and
significantly higher and faster flows.

Please report any flooding to local law enforcement and have them
relay the report to the National Weather Service.


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Billings MT
324 AM MDT Sun May 16 2021

Musselshell-Treasure-Northern Rosebud-Custer-Fallon-
Northern Stillwater-Powder River-Carter-Northern Park-
Golden Valley-Red Lodge Foothills-Northern Big Horn-
Southern Rosebud-Judith Gap-Paradise Valley-Livingston Area-
Beartooth Foothills-Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-Crazy Mountains-
Southern Big Horn-Southeastern Carbon-Northern Sweet Grass-
Bighorn Canyon-Northern Carbon-Pryor/Northern Bighorn Mountains-
Melville Foothills-Northeastern Yellowstone-Southern Wheatland-
Southwestern Yellowstone-Northeast Bighorn Mountains-
Sheridan Foothills-
324 AM MDT Sun May 16 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Montana...south central Montana...southeast Montana and north
central Wyoming.

* WHAT...Increasing potential for strong thunderstorms with a
  threat of strong wind gusts and hail.

* WHERE...region-wide.

* WHEN...Wednesday through Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...After a warm and dry period through Tuesday,
  we expect to see an increasing chance of thunderstorms at midweek
  along with cooling temperatures. The best chance of widespread
  strong thunderstorms is Thursday, but timing could change.


Be sure to stay tuned for further updates on this potential
hazardous weather.

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