Preliminary 4 day rainfall totals! A lot of rain!

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
940 AM MDT FRI JUN 18 2010

...PRELIMINARY STORM INFORMATION...

A LATE SPRING STORM BROUGHT GENEROUS AMOUNTS OF PRECIPITATION TO 
MUCH OF SOUTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA OVER THE PAST FOUR DAYS. 
AMOUNTS OVER FOUR INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE RECORDED FROM A 
COMBINATION OF THUNDERSTORMS AND STEADY RAINS. CRYSTAL LAKE /IN THE 
SNOWYS/ RECORDED 3.70 INCHES...WHILE ROCKY BOY COLLECTED 4.80 
INCHES. SOME SNOW FELL AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. GENERALLY...SOME 
SNOW FELL ABOVE 5500 FEET...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS AT ELEVATIONS 
ABOVE 7000 FEET. BADGER PASS /OVER THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE/ COLLECTED 
EIGHT INCHES AS DID ONION PARK...IN THE LITTLE BELTS AND DARKHORSE 
LAKE...IN THE BEAVERHEAD MOUNTAINS. TEMPERATURES REMAINED COOL 
DURING THIS RAINY PERIOD. SOME OF THE COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURES SO 
LATE IN THE SEASON IN 35 YEARS WERE RECORDED ON JUNE 17. MANY 
LOCATIONS ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA REMAINED IN THE 40S 
ON JUNE 17.

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS THAT WERE RECEIVED 
AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS.

FOR THE 4 DAYS ENDING 900 AM FRIDAY JUNE 18 2010...

...BEAVERHEAD COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    DILLON AGRIMET              07 AM FRI     1.26
    BANNACK STATE PARK          08 AM FRI     1.27
    BRENNER RAWS                08 AM FRI     0.96
    FRENCH CREEK RAWS           08 AM FRI     1.28
    LIMA RESERVOIR              08 AM FRI     0.25
    ANTELOPE RAWS               08 AM FRI     0.50
    RED ROCK                    08 AM FRI     0.69
    WISE RIVER RAWS             08 AM FRI     2.18
    DILLON 5ENE COCORAHS        07 AM THU     1.42
    DILLON WMU COOP             05 PM THU     0.99
    WISDOM COOP                 05 PM THU     1.56     2
    DILLON AIRPORT              08 AM FRI     1.16
    BEAGLE SPRINGS              05 AM FRI     0.60
    BLOODY DICK                 05 AM FRI     1.70     1
    DARKHORSE LAKE              05 AM FRI     2.30     8
    LAKEVIEW RIDGE              05 AM FRI     1.00     4
    LEMHI RIDGE                 05 AM FRI     1.90     2
    MULE CREEK                  05 AM FRI     1.80     1
 
...BLAINE COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    TURNER/BIG FLAT AGRIMET     07 AM FRI     1.75
    HARLEM                      07 AM FRI     1.14
    LITTLE BULLWHACKER CREEK    09 AM FRI     1.15
    FORT BELKNAP AGENCY         09 AM FRI     1.03
    TURNER COOP                 04 PM THU     0.62
 
...BROADWATER COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    TOWNSEND                    08 AM FRI     1.28
    GINGER RAWS                 08 AM FRI     1.22
    JEFFERSON RIVER NEAR THREE  08 AM FRI     0.31
    MISSOURI RIVER NEAR TOSTON  08 AM FRI     0.30
    TOSTON AGRIMET              07 AM FRI     0.71
    TOWNSEND 11E COCORAHS       07 AM THU     1.86
    TOWNSEND COOP               06 PM THU     1.07
    TIZER BASIN                 05 AM FRI     2.00
 
...CASCADE COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    SIERRA RAWS                 08 AM FRI     0.80
    MISSOURI RIVER NEAR ULM     08 AM FRI     1.78
    SUN RIVER NEAR VAUGHN       08 AM FRI     1.75
    CASCADE 20SSE               05 PM THU     1.23
    NEIHART 7NW                 05 PM THU     0.75
    ULM                         06 PM THU     1.60
    GREAT FALLS ASOS            08 AM FRI     2.08
    GREAT FALLS MALMSTROM       08 AM FRI     2.19
    GREAT FALLS NWS             06 AM FRI     1.99
    GREAT FALLS 1W              08 AM FRI     1.98
    GREAT FALLS 4S              08 AM FRI     2.11
    NEIHART GAUGE               08 AM FRI     0.80
 
...CHOUTEAU COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    VIRGELLE FERRY LANDING      08 AM FRI     0.91
    FORT BENTON COOP            08 AM FRI     2.19
    HIGHWOOD COCORAHS           07 AM FRI     3.04
    FORT BENTON 9SSW COCORAHS   07 AM THU     1.15
    RUDYARD COOP                07 AM FRI     1.34
    BIG SANDY                   08 AM FRI     1.45
    BIG SANDY 13WNW             08 AM FRI     1.25
    BIG SANDY 13W               08 AM FRI     1.42
 
...FERGUS COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    ARMELLS CREEK RAWS          09 AM FRI     1.13
    LITTLE SNOWY RAWS           09 AM FRI     1.29
    OSCAR RAWS                  09 AM FRI     0.42
    JUDITH RIVER MOUTH          06 AM FRI     0.21
    BUFFALO 2E COCORAHS         07 AM FRI     1.42
    GRASS RANGE COOP            06 PM TUE     1.34
    VALENTINE                   07 AM FRI     2.10
    LEWISTOWN AIRPORT           08 AM FRI     1.51
    LEWISTOWN 4S                08 AM FRI     2.23
    CRYSTAL LAKE                05 AM FRI     3.70     1
 
...GALLATIN COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    BOZEMAN AGRIMET             06 AM FRI     1.10
    HEBGEN LAKE RAWS            09 AM FRI     0.14
    SHENANGO RAWS               09 AM FRI     0.85
    YELLOW MULE RAWS            09 AM FRI     0.76
    BIG SKY COOP                04 PM THU     0.51
    BOZEMAN EXP STN             04 PM THU     1.10
    BOZEMAN MSU                 04 PM THU     1.11
    LOGAN COOP                  07 AM FRI     0.70
    WEST YELLOWSTONE            07 AM FRI     0.20
    BOZEMAN GALLATIN FIELD      08 AM FRI     0.79
    BOZEMAN 6ENE FEELGOOD RANCH 08 AM FRI     0.58
    BOZEMAN 6SW HYALITE         08 AM FRI     0.95
    BOZEMAN 3SW MTN MEADOW      08 AM FRI     1.05
    BOZEMAN 1SW TECH PARK       08 AM FRI     0.93
    BOZEMAN 5N WHEATLAND        08 AM FRI     0.91
    GALLATIN GATEWAY 2NNE ELK GR
    MANHATTAN                   08 AM FRI     0.58
    BEAVER CREEK                05 AM FRI     0.50     2
    BLACK BEAR                  02 AM FRI     0.50     2
    BRACKETT CREEK              05 AM FRI     2.90     2
    CARROT BASIN                05 AM FRI     0.90     3
    LICK CREEK                  05 AM FRI     0.60
    MADISON PLATEAU             05 AM FRI     0.40     1
    SACAJAWEA                   05 AM FRI     2.40     2
    SHOWER FALLS                05 AM FRI     1.00     1
    TABLE MOUNTAIN              08 AM FRI     0.70
    WEST YELLOWSTONE            05 AM FRI     0.30     
    WHISKEY CREEK               05 AM FRI     0.30
 
...GLACIER COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    BLACKFEET AGRIMET           08 AM FRI     2.88
    BROWNING RAWS               08 AM FRI     2.39
    DEEP CREEK RAWS             08 AM FRI     1.83
    DIVIDE CREEK                08 AM FRI     3.01
    GOAT HAUNT                  08 AM FRI     3.13
    ST MARY CRN                 06 AM FRI     2.94
    ST. MARY RAWS               09 AM FRI     2.38
    SUMMIT                      08 AM FRI     1.75
    BROWNING 12NNE COCORAHS     07 AM THU     1.79
    DEL BONITA                  08 AM FRI     0.88
    CUT BANK AIRPORT            08 AM FRI     2.08
    BROWNING                    08 AM FRI     1.64
    MANY GLACIER                05 AM FRI     2.40
 
...HILL COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    ROCKY BOY INDIAN AGENCY     08 AM FRI     4.80
    SIMPSON                     05 PM THU     2.01
    HAVRE AIRPORT               09 AM FRI     1.69
    HAVRE 1ESE                  08 AM FRI     1.77
    HAVRE 25N                   08 AM FRI     1.51
    ROCKY BOY                   08 AM FRI     2.20     1
    HAVRE - FT ASSINNIBOINE     08 AM FRI     1.70
 
...JEFFERSON COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    WHITEHALL RAWS              08 AM FRI     1.37
    BOULDER COOP                04 PM THU     1.69
    BOULDER COCORAHS            07 AM FRI     1.61
    JEFFERSON CITY TIZER GARDE  07 AM FRI     1.39
    MONTANA CITY 3E MCCLELLAN   08 AM FRI     1.57
    MONTANA CITY 1SW            08 AM FRI     1.35
    MONTANA CITY 2SSE SADDLE MT 08 AM FRI     1.40
    ROCKER PEAK                 08 AM FRI     2.60     2
 
...JUDITH BASIN COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    BRAVO RAWS                  09 AM FRI     0.54
    MOCCASIN AGRIMET            07 AM FRI     0.65
    SOUTH FORK JUDITH RAWS      09 AM FRI     1.25
    JUDITH RIVER WMA            08 AM FRI     1.32
    HOBSON COOP                 06 PM THU     1.22
    SPUR PARK                   08 AM FRI     1.40     5
 
...LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    GIBSON RESERVOIR            08 AM FRI     1.72
    BENCHMARK                   09 AM FRI     0.97
    DEARBORN                    08 AM FRI     1.62
    GULF RAWS                   09 AM FRI     1.50
    GATES PARK RAWS             08 AM FRI     0.80
    HELENA RAWS                 09 AM FRI     1.59
    HELENA VALLEY AGRIMET       07 AM FRI     1.33
    LINCOLN RAWS                09 AM FRI     2.24
    WILLOW CREEK RESERVOIR      08 AM FRI     0.95
    HELENA 11N COCORAHS         07 AM THU     1.33
    HELENA 2WSW COCORAHS        07 AM THU     1.58
    ROGERS PASS COOP            08 AM FRI     1.05
    HELENA AIRPORT              09 AM FRI     1.43
    GATES OF THE MOUNTAINS      08 AM FRI     0.91
    HELENA 1S DIEHL HTS         08 AM FRI     1.27
    HELENA 8NNE NORTH VALLEY    08 AM FRI     3.03
    HELENA 1SE SOUTH HILLS      08 AM FRI     1.51
    HELENA 2W WEST SIDE         08 AM FRI     1.50
    COPPER BOTTOM               08 AM FRI     1.30
    COPPER CAMP                 08 AM FRI     1.70     2
    FROHNER MEADOW              08 AM FRI     1.80     2
    NEVADA RIDGE                08 AM FRI     1.70     1
    WOOD CREEK                  08 AM FRI     1.30     
 
...LIBERTY COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    CHESTER                     08 AM FRI     1.34
    CHESTER 13N                 08 AM FRI     1.03
    WHITLASH 6NE                08 AM FRI     1.04
    LOTHAIR SCAN                01 AM FRI     1.47
 
...MADISON COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    RUBY RIVER VALLEY AGRIMET   09 AM FRI     0.87
    ENNIS RAWS                  09 AM FRI     0.66
    ENNIS COOP                  09 AM THU     0.91
    SHERIDAN 3NE COCORAHS       07 AM FRI     1.16
    MCALLISTER                  08 AM FRI     0.57
    ALBRO LAKE                  08 AM FRI     2.10     4
    CLOVER MEADOW               08 AM FRI     0.60     2
    DIVIDE                      08 AM FRI     1.80     1
    LONE MOUNTAIN               08 AM FRI     0.10     1
    LOWER TWIN                  08 AM FRI     1.70     1
    SHORT CREEK                 08 AM FRI     0.90
    TEPEE CREEK                 08 AM FRI     0.40     1
 
...MEAGHER COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    PORPHYRY PEAK RAWS          08 AM THU     0.59
    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS RAWS  09 AM FRI     0.87
    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS       07 AM FRI     0.66
    MARTINSDALE COOP            06 PM THU     1.46
    MILLEGAN 14SE COOP          05 PM THU     1.75
    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS       04 PM THU     0.85
    BOULDER MOUNTAIN            08 AM FRI     1.80     5
    DAISY PEAK                  08 AM FRI     1.80     
    DEADMAN CREEK               08 AM FRI     1.40     1
    ONION PARK                  08 AM FRI     1.40     8
    PICKFOOT CREEK              02 AM FRI     0.70     1
    STRINGER CREEK              08 AM FRI     1.40     1
 
...PONDERA COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    HEART BUTTE                 09 AM FRI     2.63
    VALIER COOP                 04 PM THU     1.37
    CONRAD 23E                  08 AM FRI     2.16
    BADGER PASS                 08 AM FRI     2.20     8
    PIKE CREEK                  08 AM FRI     2.00     1
    DUPUYER - SWIFT DAM         08 AM FRI     2.10
    CONRAD SCAN                 01 AM FRI     1.83
 
...TETON COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    TETON RIVER NEAR FARMINGTO  06 AM FRI     1.07
    GLEASON RAWS                09 AM FRI     1.01
    GREENFIELDS WEATHER STATIO  07 AM FRI     1.07
    CHOTEAU COOP                05 PM THU     1.37
    DUTTON 3ENE COCORAHS        07 AM FRI     2.51
    BYNUM 1E PERKINS            08 AM FRI     0.74
    BYNUM 13W DELLWO            08 AM FRI     0.67
    CHOTEAU 12SW HODSKISS       08 AM FRI     1.46
    COLLINS 1N                  08 AM FRI     1.89
    DUTTON 7SE DAHLMAN          08 AM FRI     2.37
    PENDROY 5ESE RICE RIDGE     08 AM FRI     0.60
    DUPUYER CREEK               08 AM FRI     1.70     1
    MOUNT LOCKHART              08 AM FRI     1.20     2
    WALDRON                     08 AM FRI     1.20     1
 
...TOOLE COUNTY...
                                   TIME    4-DAY PCPN  SNOW
    DUNKIRK COOP                08 AM FRI     0.85
    SHELBY COOP                 09 AM FRI     1.28
    KEVIN                       08 AM FRI     0.93
    SHELBY 1N                   08 AM FRI     0.80
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