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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
1151 AM MDT Sun May 20 2018

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1151 AM MDT Sun May 20 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a
* Flood Watch
  for the Jefferson River near Three Forks
* from late Monday night until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Sunday the stage was 7.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Major flooding is possible.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached late Monday night.
* Impacts...At 8.0 feet...farm buildings flood around Three
  Forks. At 8.5 feet...county roads and bridges may have water
  flowing over them. Several homes could flood.

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.

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

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