Flood warnings for the area with rain continuing. Rain totals as well.

Here is a report on the latest 24 hour rainfall totals from
around the state:
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
 930 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2011

 :...FULL TIME STATIONS...

 :HIGH TEMP LAST 12 HOURS THROUGH 6 PM MDT. LOW TEMP OVER PAST
 :18 HOURS...PRECIPITATION AND SNOWFALL PAST 24 HOURS AT 6 PM.
 :SNOW DEPTH AT 6 PM MDT. STATIONS ARE AUTOMATED AND MAY
 :UNDERESTIMATE WINTER PRECIPITATION. 

 .BR TFX 0524 M DH18/TAIRZS/TAIRZI/PPDRZZ/SFDRZZ/SDIRZZ
 :                                       12HR 18HR  24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV            HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 BHK  : BAKER            2929 :           49 /  46 / 0.33 /      /
 BIL  : BILLINGS AIRPORT 3567 :           56 /  51 / 2.56 /      /   0
 BZN  : BOZEMAN AIRPORT  4475 :           55 /  46 / 0.35 /      /
 BTM  : BUTTE            5700 :           48 /  41 / 0.68 /      /
 CTB  : CUT BANK         3838 :           43 /  39 / 0.23 /      /   0
 DLN  : DILLON AIRPORT   5200 :           48 /  43 / 0.79 /      /   0
 GGW  : GLASGOW          2285 :           57 /  49 / 0.08 /  0.0 /   0
 GDV  : GLENDIVE AIRPORT 2457 :           52 /  46 / 0.08 /      /
 GTF  : GREAT FALLS ARPT 3664 :           45 /  42 / 1.03 /  0.0 /   0
 HVR  : HAVRE AIRPORT    2585 :           58 /  54 / 0.01 /  0.0 /   0
 HLN  : HELENA AIRPORT   3828 :           46 /  43 / 0.45 /  0.0 /   0
 JDN  : JORDAN           2662 :           56 /  50 / 0.06 /      /
 GPI  : KALISPELL ARPT   2965 :           56 /  49 / 0.18 /  0.0 /   0
 LWT  : LEWISTOWN ARPT   4145 :           57 /  50 / 1.02 /      /   0
 LVM  : LIVINGSTON       4653 :           51 /  46 / 1.29 /      /
 MLS  : MILES CITY ARPT  2628 :           58 /  50 / 0.25 /      /
 MSO  : MISSOULA         3202 :           51 /  49 / 0.30 /  0.0 /   0
 SDY  : SIDNEY AIRPORT   1985 :           55 /  46 / 0.00 /      /
 OLF  : WOLF POINT       1980 :           54 /  49 / 0.05 /      /    

 :OTHER AWOS AND CRN LOCATIONS...NO NWS QUALITY CONTROL PERFORMED.
 BSPM8: BANNACK          5971 :           46 /  40
 GOMM8: BRUSETT 4SE      2643 :           53 /  44
 S71  : CHINOOK ARPT     2414 :           57 /  54
 CWJM8: CLEARWATER JCTN  3840 :           51 /  48 / 0.51 /      /
 M46  : COLSTRIP ARPT    3426 :           55 /  52
 CDM  : CONRAD ARPT      3545 :           45 /  41
 97M  : EKALAKA ARPT     3503 :           51 /  46
 EKS  : ENNIS ARPT       5383 :           47 /  43
 88M  : EUREKA ARPT      2668 :           61 /  50
 1S3  : FORSYTH ARPT     2727 :           55 /  52
 79S  : FORT BENTON ARPT 2869 :           54 /  52
 6S5  : HAMILTON ARPT    3642 :           52 /  46
 6S8  : LAUREL ARPT      3517 :           58 /  52
 S59  : LIBBY ARPT       2601 :           55 /  50
 GFA  : MALMSTROM AFB    3257 :           47 /  43
 M75  : MALTA ARPT       2254 :           59 /  52
 S34  : PLAINS ARPT      2467 :           54 /  51
 PO1  : POPLAR ARPT      2036 :           54 /  52
 PRSM8: POPLAR 13NE      2085 :           54 /  46
 7S0  : RONAN AIRPORT    3084 :           52 /  46
 RPX  : ROUNDUP ARPT     3485 :           56 /  52
 9S2  : SCOBEY ARPT      2432 :           56 /  44
 THM  : THOMPSON FALLS A 2467 :           52 /  48
 9S5  : THREE FORKS ARPT 4089 :           52 /  46
 7S1  : TWIN BRIDGES APT 4777 :           50 /  44
 JRWM8: UTICA 11SW       5070 :           49 /  45
 WYS  : WEST YELLOWSTONE 6644 :           41 /  36
 .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 0524 M DH18/TAIRZX/TAIRZN/PPDRZZ/SFDRZZ/SDIRZZ
 :...NORTHEAST MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR 24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 BNVM8: BAINVILLE 6NE    2146 : DDM     /  M /   M / 0.00 /  0.0 /   0
 FPKM8: FORT PECK POWER  2070 : DD241700/ 66 /  50 /    T /    M /   M
 GNDM8: GLENDIVE 1E      2076 : DD241400/ 68 /  47 / 0.04 /    M /   M
 MLAM8: MALTA            2262 : DD241500/ 67 /  50 / 0.25 /  0.0 /   0
 NASM8: NASHUA           2067 : DD241630/ 62 /  49 / 0.12 /    M /   M
 SDYM8: SIDNEY           1931 : DD241600/ 68 /  45 / 0.03 /    M /   M
 SMIM8: ST MARIE         2756 : DD241500/ 60 /  46 /    T /  0.0 /   0

 :...SOUTHEAST MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR 24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 4BQ  : BROADUS          3027 : DD241800/ 71 /  53 / 0.43 /  0.0 /   0
 EKLM8: EKALAKA          3425 : DD241656/ 66 /  45 / 0.39 /    M /   M
 MORM8: MOORHEAD 9NE     3220 : DD241800/ 68 /  51 / 0.15 /  0.0 /   0
 PLEM8: PLEVNA           2780 : DD241737/ 65 /  45 / 0.18 /    M /   M
 POWM8: POWDERVILLE 8NNE 2800 : DD241800/ 71 /  49 / 0.22 /  0.0 /   0

 :...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 : DD241800/ 59 /  52 / 1.13 /  0.0 /   0
 BWPM8: BILLINGS WTP     3097 : DD241500/ 69 /  54 / 0.47 /    M /   M
 COSM8: COLUMBUS         3602 : DD241800/ 57 /  51 / 0.50 /  0.0 /   0
 CKCM8: COOKE CITY 2W    7483 : DD241800/ 49 /  34 / 0.52 /  0.0 /   3
 GARM8: GARDINER         5275 : DD241800/ 53 /  45 / 0.40 /  0.0 /   0
 HDNM8: HARDIN           2905 : DD241800/ 62 /  53 / 0.55 /  0.0 /   0
 HYSM8: HYSHAM           2660 : DD241800/ 62 /  52 / 1.13 /  0.0 /   0
 NYEM8: NYE              4840 : DD241345/ 63 /  49 / 1.30 /    M /   M
 RPJM8: RAPELJE 4S       4125 : DD241800/ 60 /  51 / 1.27 /  0.0 /   0
 RELM8: RED LODGE        5600 : DD241700/ 51 /  44 / 0.76 /  0.0 /   0
 ROPM8: ROUNDUP          3227 : DD241700/ 65 /  53 / 1.05 /  0.0 /   0

 :...NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR 24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 CSEM8: CASCADE 20SSE    4600 : DD241700/ 60 /  39 / 0.60 /  0.0 /   0
 COUM8: CHOTEAU          3845 : DD241700/ 63 /  39 / 0.25 /  0.0 /   0
 GNSM8: GOLD BUTTE 7N    3498 : DD241800/ 55 /  39 / 0.66 /    M /   M
 GSSM8: GRASS RANGE      3490 : DD241800/ 59 /  49 / 0.44 /    M /   M
 GTFM8: GREAT FALLS CITY 3505 : DD241900/ 64 /  42 /    M /    M /   0
 HOBM8: HOBSON           4244 : DD241800/ 51 /  44 / 1.51 /  0.0 /   0
 MRTM8: MARTINSDALE 3NNW 4800 : DD241800/ 59 /  46 / 1.67 /    M /   M
 NHRM8: NEIHART 7NW      4945 : DD241715/ 59 /  41 / 1.07 /  0.0 /   0
 STNM8: STANFORD         4860 : DD241800/ 53 /  42 / 0.87 /    M /   M
 TNRM8: TURNER 11N       2982 : DD241600/ 58 /  51 / 0.69 /  0.0 /   0
 VLRM8: VALIER           3810 : DD241600/ 62 /  38 / 1.05 /  0.0 /   0
 WGSM8: WHITE SLPHR SPGS 5040 : DD241600/ 62 /  38 / 0.97 /  0.0 /   0

 :...SOUTHWEST MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR 24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 BOUM8: BOULDER          4904 : DD241600/ 63 /  38 / 0.61 /  0.0 /   0
 BZEM8: BOZEMAN MSU      4913 : DD241600/ 62 /  45 / 0.58 /  0.0 /   0
 DLLM8: DILLON WMU       5228 : DD241700/ 56 /  44 / 0.97 /    M /   M
 PHIM8: PHILLIPSBURG     5270 : DD241400/ 64 /  34 / 0.57 /  0.0 /   0
 TOWM8: TOWNSEND         3840 : DD241800/ 67 /  44 / 0.18 /    M /   M
 WISM8: WISDOM           6060 : DD241700/ 54 /  38 / 0.57 /    M /   M

 :...NORTHWEST MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR 24-HR  24-HR  SNOW
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW   PCPN   SNFL DEPTH
 LYBM8: LIBBY 30SSE      3600 : DD241700/ 61 /  46 / 0.38 /  0.0 /   0
 LINM8: LINCOLN          4575 : DD241500/ 64 /  40 /    M /    M /   0
 PSNM8: POLSON           2990 : DD241600/ 60 /  48 / 0.20 /  0.0 /   0
 KERM8: POLSON KERR DAM  2730 : DD241700/ 61 /  48 / 0.25 /  0.0 /   0
 SELM8: SEELEY LAKE RS   4100 : DD241500/ 61 /  45 / 0.20 /  0.0 /   0
 SUPM8: SUPERIOR         2710 : DD241600/ 72 /  49 / 0.22 /    M /   M
 THOM8: THOMPSON FALLS   2380 : DD241600/ 65 /  41 / 0.18 /    M /   M
 TCRM8: TROUT CREEK 3NW  2356 : DD241400/ 68 /  48 / 0.20 /  0.0 /   0
 WGLM8: WEST GLACIER     3154 : DD241600/ 57 /  45 / 0.05 /    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 : DD240700/    /  39
 3HT  : HARLOWTON        4162 : DD240729/    /  48
 SBRM8: HUNTLEY          3000 : DD240800/    /  56
 TERM8: TERRY            2248 : DD240800/    /  50

 :...NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW
 CNKM8: CHINOOK          2420 : DD240625/    /  53
 DVNM8: DUNKIRK 19NNE    3323 : DD240800/    /  42
 FTBM8: FORT BENTON      2633 : DD240800/    /  54
 WRPM8: ROGERS PASS 9NNE 4200 : DD240800/    /  40
 RYDM8: RUDYARD 19S      2878 : DD240630/    /  53
 SLBM8: SHELBY           3325 : DD240900/    /  38
 VALM8: VALENTINE        2910 : DD240700/    /  57

 :...SOUTHWEST AND NORTHWEST MONTANA...
 :                              OBS TIME 24HR 24-HR
 :ID    STATION          ELEV     DDHHNN HIGH  LOW
 WYGM8: W YELLOWSTONE GT 6700 : DD240643/    /  32
 HGHM8: HUNGRY HORSE DAM 2940 : DD241000/    /  45
 OLNM8: OLNEY            3165 : DD240800/    /  42
 .END

 ...MONTANA TEMPERATURE EXTREMES...

 HIGH TEMP... 72 SUPERIOR

 LOW TEMP...  32 W YELLOWSTONE GT

 ...MONTANA MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION...

 MAX PRECIP...   2.56 BILLINGS AIRPORT

 MAX SNOW DEPTH...  3 COOKE CITY 2W
_________________________________________________________________
 FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1031 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2011

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
MONTANA...

  GALLATIN RIVER NEAR LOGAN
  BIG HOLE RIVER NEAR MELROSE
  MISSOURI RIVER NEAR ULM
  DEARBORN RIVER NEAR CRAIG

.WIDESPREAD RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE THOUGH THE WORK WEEK...MELTING
THE SNOWPACK AND CAUSING ADDITIONAL WATER IN RIVERS ACROSS CENTRAL
AND SOUTHWEST MONATANA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN. MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT
ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER FLOWING OVER THE ROAD.
THE LATEST STAGES AND FORECASTS FOR RIVERS AND STREAMS CAN BE FOUND
AT OUR WEB PAGE...WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS

___________________________________________________

1031 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE MISSOURI RIVER AT ULM.
* FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON TO SUNDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING
  IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 14.4 FEET BY THURSDAY EVENING. THE RIVER
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

$$

Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1137 PM MDT MON MAY 23 2011

MTC005-013-015-027-045-059-261400-
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/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1137 PM MDT MON MAY 23 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  BLAINE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA...
  CASCADE COUNTY IN CENTRAL MONTANA...
  CHOUTEAU COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA...
  FERGUS COUNTY IN CENTRAL MONTANA...
  JUDITH BASIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL MONTANA...
  MEAGHER COUNTY IN CENTRAL MONTANA

* UNTIL AT LEAST 800 AM MDT THURSDAY.

* PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE REGION
  THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. THE SHOWER ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE
  FOR WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BUT ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY. FLOODING CONDITIONS
  WILL LIKELY CONTINUE WITH LITTLE TO NO DECREASE IN RIVER LEVELS
  THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY.

* THE LATEST REPORTS OF FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED COUNTIES:

* IN CASCADE COUNTY...FLOODING OF BELT CREEK CONTINUES NEAR THE TOWN
  OF ARMINGTON...AFFECTING SEVERAL BUILDINGS AND HOMES. IN THE
  MONARCH AREA...HUGHESVILLE ROAD IS CLOSED. FLOODING ALSO CONTINUES
  ON THE SMITH RIVER 13 MILES SOUTH OF ULM. THE MISSOURI RIVER COULD
  BEGIN TO AFFECT LOW LYING AREAS IN THE CITY OF GREAT FALLS ALONG
  RIVER DRIVE SOUTH...BETWEEN THE CENTRAL AVENUE BRIDGE AND THIRD
  STREET SOUTH.

* IN CHOUTEAU COUNTY...FLOODING CONTINUES NEAR THE HIGHWOOD
  MOUNTAINS. UPPER HIGHWOOD CREEK ROAD IS CLOSED FROM BURLEY HILL
  ROAD TO THAIN CAMPGROUND.

* IN FERGUS COUNTY...NUMEROUS RIVERS AND SMALL STREAMS ARE OUT OF
  THEIR BANKS. THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR LANDUSKY REMAINS ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE. AT 11 PM MONDAY EVENING...THE RIVER STAGE REMAINED STEADY
  AT AROUND 28.5 FEET...AND IT WILL LIKELY REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE
  FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

* IN JUDITH BASIN COUNTY...FLOODING ON THE JUDITH RIVER...BEAVER
  CREEK...ROSS FORK CREEK...AND COTTON WOOD CREEK CONTINUE.
  ALSO...WATER WAS REPORTED RUNNING OVER WINDHAM-BENCHLAND
  ROAD...AND THAT NEARBY SAGE CREEK WAS RUNNING VERY HIGH.

* IN BLAINE COUNTY...FLOODING IS AFFECTING LOCATIONS AROUND HAYS AND
  LODGE POLE.

* IN MEAGHER COUNTY...FLOODING OF SPRING CREEK ROAD HAS BEEN
  REPORTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.
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