Updated rainfall totals & Flood Advisory

Water pond in the parking lot!

The rainfall continues and a total of almost 1.2″ of rain has fallen in Great Falls since it started Tuesday night. Helena has seen over an inch of rain as well. A flood advisory for Cascade and Lewis & Clark counties has been posted due to heavy rain and melting snow.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAIN AND MELTING SNOW IN...
  CASCADE COUNTY IN CENTRAL MONTANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF...CASCADE...
  LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MONTANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF HELENA...CRAIG... AND WOLF CREEK

* UNTIL 430 PM MDT FRIDAY

* AT 432 PM MDT WATER LEVELS ON MANY SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS AND
  RIVERS WERE RUNNING NEAR OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE BANKFULL. ADDITIONAL
  PRECIPITATION THROUGH THURSDAY IS EXPECTED TO KEEP WATER LEVELS
  HIGH.

* IN PARTICULAR...THE MISSOURI RIVER UPSTREAM FROM CASCADE AND CRAIG
  HAS OVERFLOWED ITS BANKS. ALSO...PRICKLY PEAR CREEK BETWEEN EAST
  HELENA AND CLANCY IS REPORTED TO BE RUNNING NEAR BANKFULL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

Thursday we still have an 80% percent chance of moisture and cloudy skies but gusty southwest winds near 40 mph will help dry things off.

By Friday sunshine and a slight chance of showers.

Have a great day and try to stay dry!

Fred

 :...FULL TIME STATIONS...

 :HIGH TEMP LAST 12 HOURS THROUGH 6 PM MDT/ 5 PM MST. LOW
 :TEMP OVER PAST 18 HOURS...AND PRECIPITATION AND SNOWFALL PAST
 :24 HOURS THROUGH 6 PM MDT/ 5 PM MST. SNOW DEPTH AT
 :6 PM MDT/ 5 PM MST. THESE STATIONS ARE AUTOMATED AND MAY
 :UNDERESTIMATE WINTER PRECIPITATION.
 :THE DDHHNN GROUP IS DAY/HOUR/MINUTE OF THE OBSERVATION.

 .BR TFX 0617 Z DH00/TAIRZY/TN/PPD/SFD/SD
 :                              OBS TIME 12HR 18HR  24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 BHK  : BAKER            2929 : DD161753/ 85 /  56 / 0.07 /      /
 BIL  : BILLINGS AIRPORT 3567 : DD161753/ 72 /  54 / 0.84 /      /   M
 BZN  : BOZEMAN AIRPORT  4475 : DD161756/ 67 /  50 / 0.56 /      /
 BTM  : BUTTE            5700 : DD161753/ 52 /  46 / 0.97 /      /
 CTB  : CUT BANK         3838 : DD161756/ 52 /  47 / 0.84 /      /   0
 DLN  : DILLON AIRPORT   5200 : DD161753/ 51 /  47 / 1.00 /      /   0
 GGW  : GLASGOW          2285 : DD161753/ 78 /  54 / 0.09 /  0.0 /   0
 GDV  : GLENDIVE AIRPORT 2457 : DD161755/ 88 /  55 / 0.00 /      /
 GTF  : GREAT FALLS ARPT 3664 : DD161753/ 61 /  50 / 0.72 /  0.0 /   0
 HVR  : HAVRE AIRPORT    2585 : DD161753/ 69 /  51 / 0.19 /  0.0 /   0
 HLN  : HELENA AIRPORT   3828 : DD161753/ 57 /  51 / 0.93 /  0.0 /   0
 JDN  : JORDAN           2662 : DD161748/ 78 /  54 / 0.41 /      /
 GPI  : KALISPELL ARPT   2965 : DD161755/ 53 /  49 / 0.21 /  0.0 /   0
 LWT  : LEWISTOWN ARPT   4145 : DD161754/ 68 /  44 / 0.30 /      /   0
 LVM  : LIVINGSTON       4653 : DD161753/ 67 /  52 / 0.08 /      /
 MLS  : MILES CITY ARPT  2628 : DD161753/ 83 /  57 / 0.12 /      /
 MSO  : MISSOULA         3202 : DD161753/ 55 /  49 / 0.50 /  0.0 /   0
 SDY  : SIDNEY AIRPORT   1985 : DD161755/ 88 /  55 / 0.00 /      /
 OLF  : WOLF POINT       1980 : DD161753/ 81 /  53 /    T /      /    

 :OTHER AWOS AND CRN LOCATIONS...NO NWS QUALITY CONTROL PERFORMED.
 BSPM8: BANNACK          5971 : DD161800/ 49 /  42
 GOMM8: BRUSETT 4SE      2643 : DD161755/ 76 /  55
 S71  : CHINOOK ARPT     2414 : DD161754/ 72 /  54
 CWJM8: CLEARWATER JCTN  3840 : DD161804/ 51 /  49 / 0.01
 S01  : CONRAD ARPT      3545 : DD161800/ 57 /  46
 97M  : EKALAKA ARPT     3503 : DD161755/ 82 /  55
 EKS  : ENNIS ARPT       5383 : DD161755/ 53 /  46
 88M  : EUREKA ARPT      2668 : DD161755/ 54 /  48
 79S  : FORT BENTON ARPT 2869 : DD161757/ 64 /  54
 6S5  : HAMILTON ARPT    3642 : DD161755/ 55 /  48
 HWQ  : HARLOWTON ARPT   4311 : DDM     /  M /   M
 6S8  : LAUREL ARPT      3517 : DD161755/ 72 /  53
 S59  : LIBBY ARPT       2601 : DD161754/ 52 /  46
 GFA  : MALMSTROM AFB    3257 : DD161756/ 62 /  51
 M75  : MALTA ARPT       2254 : DD161735/ 78 /  53
 S34  : PLAINS ARPT      2467 : DD161755/ 53 /  49
 PRSM8: POPLAR 13NE      2085 : DD161755/ 80 /  52
 7S0  : RONAN AIRPORT    3084 : DD161800/ 52 /  48
 RPX  : ROUNDUP ARPT     3485 : DD161755/ 71 /  54
 MRYM8: ST MARY          4575 : DD161800/ 46 /  42
 9S2  : SCOBEY ARPT      2432 : DDM     / 75 /  55
 THM  : THOMPSON FALLS A 2467 : DD161800/ 50 /  48
 9S5  : THREE FORKS ARPT 4089 : DD161815/ 57 /  50
 7S1  : TWIN BRIDGES APT 4777 : DD161755/ 52 /  49
 JRWM8: UTICA 11SW       5070 : DD161800/ 62 /  47
 WYS  : WEST YELLOWSTONE 6644 : DD161810/ 59 /  43
 .END

 :...COOPERATIVE STATIONS...
 :THESE STATIONS REPORT TEMPERATURE ONCE EVERY 24 HOURS. HIGH AND
 :LOW TEMPERATURE...PRECIPITATION...AND SNOWFALL FOR THE PAST 24
 :HOURS THROUGH THIS EVENING...HIGH TEMPERATURE COULD HAVE OCCURRED
 :YESTERDAY. SNOW DEPTH THIS EVENING.
 :THE DDHHNN GROUP IS DAY/HOUR/MINUTE OF THE OBSERVATION.

 .BR TFX 0617 Z DH00/TX/TN/PPD/SFD/SD
 :...NORTHEAST MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR 24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 BRDM8: BREDETTE         2638 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 CULM8: CULBERTSON       1942 : DD161700/ 83 /  54 / 0.00 /    M /   M
 FLTM8: FLATWILLOW       3133 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 FPKM8: FORT PECK POWER  2070 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 GNDM8: GLENDIVE 1E      2076 : DD161400/ 86 /  56 / 0.00 /    M /   M
 MLAM8: MALTA            2262 : DD161500/ 75 /  54 / 0.13 /    M /   M
 NASM8: NASHUA           2067 : DD161730/ 80 /  54 / 0.16 /    M /   M
 OPNM8: OPHEIM 10N       2980 : DD161600/ 73 /  51 / 0.00 /    M /   M
 PTYM8: PLENTYWOOD       2063 : DD161500/ 78 /  57 / 0.00 /    M /   M
 POGM8: PORT OF MORGAN   2830 : DD161700/ 76 /  52 / 0.02 /  0.0 /   0
 RAYM8: RAYMOND BDR STN  2384 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 SCOM8: SCOBEY 4NW       2374 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 SDYM8: SIDNEY           1931 : DD161600/ 84 /  55 / 0.00 /    M /   M
 SMIM8: ST MARIE         2756 : DD161500/ 74 /  55 / 0.00 /  0.0 /   0

 :...SOUTHEAST MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR 24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 BDDM8: BIDDLE 8SW       3597 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 4BQ  : BROADUS          3027 : DD161800/ 85 /  56 / 0.00 /  0.0 /   0
 EKLM8: EKALAKA          3425 : DD161644/ 81 /  57 / 0.11 /    M /   M
 MORM8: MOORHEAD 9NE     3220 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 PLEM8: PLEVNA           2780 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 POWM8: POWDERVILLE 8NNE 2800 : DD161800/ 85 /  55 / 0.15 /  0.0 /   0
 RIDM8: RIDGWAY 1S       3316 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 WBXM8: WIBAUX 2E        2696 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M

 :...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR 24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 BYZ  : BILLINGS NWS     3185 : DD161800/ 75 /  54 / 0.79 /    T /   0
 BWPM8: BILLINGS WTP     3097 : DD161500/ 79 /  55 / 0.23 /    M /   M
 COSM8: COLUMBUS         3602 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 CKCM8: COOKE CITY 2W    7483 : DD161800/ 60 /  41 / 0.71 /  0.0 /   0
 GARM8: GARDINER         5275 : DD161800/ 74 /  53 / 0.18 /  0.0 /   0
 HDNM8: HARDIN           2905 : DD161800/ 81 /  44 / 0.02 /  0.0 /   0
 HYSM8: HYSHAM           2660 : DD161800/ 79 /  56 / 0.00 /  0.0 /   0
 MYSM8: MYSTIC LAKE      6544 : DD161600/ 65 /  44 / 0.45 /  0.0 /   0
 NYEM8: NYE              4840 : DD161320/ 74 /  51 / 0.08 /    M /   M
 RPJM8: RAPELJE 4S       4125 : DD161800/ 72 /  51 / 0.14 /  0.0 /   0
 RELM8: RED LODGE        5600 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 ROPM8: ROUNDUP          3227 : DD161700/ 80 /  55 / 0.12 /  0.0 /   0
 RYTM8: RYEGATE          3650 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M

 :...NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR 24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 AUGM8: AUGUSTA          4070 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 BLFM8: BLACKLEAF        4235 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 CSEM8: CASCADE 20SSE    4600 : DD161700/ 59 /  45 / 0.73 /  0.0 /   0
 COUM8: CHOTEAU          3845 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 CRDM8: CONRAD           3550 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 DELM8: DEL BONITA       4337 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 GNSM8: GOLD BUTTE 7N    3498 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 GSSM8: GRASS RANGE      3490 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 GTFM8: GREAT FALLS CITY 3505 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 HOBM8: HOBSON           4244 : DD161800/ 68 /  51 / 0.36 /  0.0 /   0
 MRTM8: MARTINSDALE 3NNW 4800 : DD161800/ 61 /  48 / 0.67 /    M /   M
 MGZM8: MILLEGAN 14SE    4970 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 NHRM8: NEIHART 7NW      4945 : DD161715/ 56 /  46 / 0.19 /  0.0 /   0
 SIPM8: SIMPSON 6N       2815 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 STNM8: STANFORD         4860 : DD161800/ 63 /  49 / 0.16 /    M /   M
 TBRM8: TIBER DAM        2850 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 TNRM8: TURNER 11N       2982 : DD161600/ 73 /  51 / 0.01 /  0.0 /   0
 VLRM8: VALIER           3810 : DD161600/ 64 /  46 / 0.74 /  0.0 /   0
 WGSM8: WHITE SLPHR SPGS 5040 : DD161600/ 57 /  47 / 0.43 /  0.0 /   0

 :...SOUTHWEST MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR 24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 ANAM8: ANACONDA         5280 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 BGSM8: BIG SKY 2WNW     6590 : DD161630/ 64 /  44 / 0.36 /  0.0 /   0
 BSTM8: BIG SKY RESORT   7571 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 BOUM8: BOULDER          4904 : DD161600/ 56 /  46 / 1.07 /  0.0 /   0
 BZMM8: BOZEMAN 6W       4775 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 BZEM8: BOZEMAN MSU      4913 : DD161600/ 63 /  51 / 0.53 /  0.0 /   0
 DRBM8: DARBY RS         3880 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 DLLM8: DILLON WMU       5228 : DD161700/ 56 /  47 / 0.88 /    M /   M
 3DU  : DRUMMOND         4000 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 JACM8: JACKSON          6480 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 LKVM8: LAKE VIEW        6710 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 PHIM8: PHILLIPSBURG     5270 : DD161400/ 61 /  43 / 0.39 /  0.0 /   0
 STEM8: STEVENSVILLE     3375 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 SULM8: SULA 3ENE        4475 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 TOWM8: TOWNSEND         3840 : DD161800/ 59 /  51 / 0.23 /    M /   M
 WISM8: WISDOM           6060 : DD161730/ 55 /  39 / 0.70 /    M /   M

 :...NORTHWEST MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR 24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 ERKM8: EUREKA           2532 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 HERM8: HERON 2NW        2240 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 LBMM8: LIBBY            2140 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 LBYM8: LIBBY RANGER STN 2096 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 LYBM8: LIBBY 30SSE      3600 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 LINM8: LINCOLN          4575 : DD161500/ 64 /  47 /    M /    M /   0
 PSNM8: POLSON           2990 : DD161700/ 67 /  48 / 0.95 /  0.0 /   0
 KERM8: POLSON KERR DAM  2730 : DD161700/ 70 /  48 / 0.84 /  0.0 /   0
 SELM8: SEELEY LAKE RS   4100 : DD161530/ 71 /  48 / 0.57 /  0.0 /   0
 STIM8: ST IGNATIUS      2900 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 RGSM8: ST REGIS         2660 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 SUPM8: SUPERIOR         2710 : DD161600/ 74 /  48 / 0.35 /  0.0 /   0
 THOM8: THOMPSON FALLS   2380 : DD161600/ 73 /  45 / 0.46 /    M /   M
 TCRM8: TROUT CREEK 3NW  2356 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 TRSM8: TROY             1929 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M
 WGLM8: WEST GLACIER     3154 : DDM     /  M /   M /    M /    M /   M

 :THE FOLLOWING SECTION LISTS LOW TEMPERATURES FROM REPORTING STATIONS
 :ACROSS THE STATE THAT ONLY REPORT IN THE MORNING.

 :...NORTHEAST...SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW
 WSBM8: WESTBY           2105 : DD160700/  + /  52
 ALBM8: ALBION 1N        3312 : DDM     /  + /   M
 3HT  : HARLOWTON        4162 : DD160700/  + /  50
 SBRM8: HUNTLEY          3000 : DD160800/  + /  53
 PRKM8: PARK CITY        3538 : DDM     /  + /   M
 TERM8: TERRY            2248 : DD160800/  + /  53
 BHRM8: YELLOWTAIL DAM   3305 : DD160800/  + /  53

 :...NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW
 CNKM8: CHINOOK          2420 : DD160640/  + /  52
 DVNM8: DUNKIRK 19NNE    3323 : DD160600/  + /  51
 ASNM8: FT ASSINNIBOINE  2613 : DD160800/  + /  51
 FTBM8: FORT BENTON      2633 : DD160800/  + /  53
 LWMM8: LEWISTOWN 11ESE  5028 : DDM     /  + /   M
 WRPM8: ROGERS PASS 9NNE 4200 : DD160800/  + /  46
 RYDM8: RUDYARD 19S      2878 : DD160620/  + /  51
 SLBM8: SHELBY           3325 : DD160900/  + /  49
 VALM8: VALENTINE        2910 : DD160700/  + /  51

 :...SOUTHWEST AND NORTHWEST MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW
 ENSM8: ENNIS            4953 : DD160900/  + /  43
 WYGM8: W YELLOWSTONE GT 6700 : DD160900/  + /  37
 BUKM8: BULL LAKE        2325 : DD160800/  + /  46
 HGHM8: HUNGRY HORSE DAM 2940 : DDM     /  + /   M
 LIBM8: LIBBY DAM        2110 : DD160800/  + /  43
 LHSM8: LOLO HOT SPRINGS 4175 : DDM     /  + /   M
 OLNM8: OLNEY            3165 : DD160800/  + /  41
 PLBM8: POLEBRIDGE       3540 : DDM     /  + /   M
 .END

 ...MONTANA TEMPERATURE EXTREMES...

 HIGH TEMP... 88 GLENDIVE AIRPORT
                  SIDNEY AIRPORT

 LOW TEMP...  37 W YELLOWSTONE GT

 ...MONTANA MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION...

 MAX PRECIP...   1.07 BOULDER

 MAX SNOWFALL...    T BILLINGS NWS

657 PM MDT WED JUN 16 2010 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MTMAX/MIN TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION TABLE FOR MONTANA

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