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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Billings MT
812 PM MDT SAT MAR 17 2018

Powder River MT-
812 PM MDT SAT MAR 17 2018

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  An Ice Jam in...
  Central Powder River County in southeastern Montana...

* Until 800 PM MDT Sunday.

* At 802 PM MDT, local law enforcement reported an ice jam causing
  minor flooding northeast of Broadus at the junction of the Powder
  River and Little Powder River, affecting East Powderville Road and
  Turnbough Road. Another ice jam was located southwest of Broadus
  on the Powder River, but flooding was not reported there at this
  time. In addition, Moorhead Bridge was flooded, resulting in
  the closure of Moorhead Road at the bridge.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Broadus and Moorhead.

* Residents should monitor the Powder and Little Powder Rivers, as
  ice jams may cause additional flooding. Now is the time to move
  equipment and livestock out of low lying areas, and away from


Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


LAT...LON 4538 10553 4547 10540 4552 10520 4544 10517
      4529 10555 4504 10585 4500 10588 4500 10599



Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
750 PM MDT FRI MAR 16 2018

Jefferson MT-Gallatin MT-
750 PM MDT FRI MAR 16 2018

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has extended the

* Flood Advisory for...
  Snowmelt in...
  Jefferson County in southwestern Montana...
  Northern Gallatin County in south central Montana...

* Until 930 AM MDT Monday

* At 741 PM MDT, emergency management reported that minor flooding
  continued at lower elevations in portions of Jefferson and
  northern Gallatin Counties.

* This is due to snowmelt and recent rainfall being forced onto the
  road by clogged ditches and culverts. Standing water will also
  persist in many fields and low lying areas. In addition, travel
  will be difficult on unpaved roads.

* Increasing rain and snow showers over the weekend will likely
  continue the threat for additional flooding.

* Some locations that could experience flooding include, Boulder,
  Whitehall, Three Forks, Manhattan, Churchill, and Bozeman.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


LAT...LON 4630 11257 4633 11254 4657 11202 4657 11179
      4605 11178 4604 11166 4584 11165 4600 11141
      4619 11134 4620 11079 4563 11080 4550 11135
      4534 11137 4534 11138 4564 11136 4564 11153
      4586 11193 4585 11209 4575 11217 4585 11243



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