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Update New Flood Advisories Issued

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The National Weather Service has issued new FLOOD ADVISORIES for the following areas:

  • Jefferson County

  • Northern Gallatin County

  • Broadwater County

Local sheriff's office are reporting snowmelt causing flooding in valley locations with water over roadways impacting travel.

Above normal temperatures will continue to allow for possible flooding from snowmelt through mid-week.

Locations impacted: Bozeman, Belgrade, Boulder, Three Forks, Manhattan, Whitehall, Montana City, Basin, Missouri Headwaters State Park, Cardwell, Maudlow, Amsterdam, Four Corners, Trident, Clancy, Jefferson City, Madison Buffalo Jump State Park.

A Flood Advisory means low land flooding is likely, ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

All of SW Montana will see warmer air move in over the next couple of days. Temperatures could jump 10 degrees or more above normal Monday through Wednesday. 

Rapid snowmelt during the day could flood low lying areas, water could flow over roadways and flooding is possible for basements in poor drainage areas. Smaller streams and creeks will be running strong with high water, snow and ice flows. Ice jams are possible and could worsen flooding impacts. Unpaved rural roads will become muddy and may be impassable.

Now is the time to prepare for flooding impacts. For more information on what to do: CLICK HERE

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