Water levels are improving, caution still advised.

River gauges are showing a decrease across the state in many areas, however there is still a lot of snow left in the mountains that would be gone on a normal year, so caution for rising water is still a good idea!

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1157 AM MDT TUE JUN 14 2011

BLAINE MT-CASCADE MT-CHOUTEAU MT-FERGUS MT-JUDITH BASIN MT-MEAGHER
1157 AM MDT TUE JUN 14 2011

...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN MEAGHER...JUDITH BASIN...FERGUS...
CHOUTEAU...CASCADE AND BLAINE COUNTIES...

RIVERS...CREEKS...AND STREAMS WILL CONTINUE TO RUN HIGH OR OUT OF
THEIR BANKS ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SEVERAL ROADS
HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY FLOOD WATERS AS WELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NEXT FEW DAYS MAY PROVIDE FURTHER ADDITION
OF WATER TO ALREADY FLOODED LOCATIONS. THE FLOOD WARNING WILL REMAIN
IN EFFECT UNTIL WATER RECEDES TO MORE NORMAL LEVELS.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN
REPORTED. STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT
EXPECTED. HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY
PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1149 AM MDT TUE JUN 14 2011

...FLOOD WARNINGS CONTINUE FOR THE FOLLOWING MONTANA RIVERS...

  BIG HOLE RIVER NEAR MELROSE
  GALLATIN RIVER NEAR LOGAN
  JEFFERSON RIVER NEAR THREE FORKS
  MARIAS RIVER NEAR SHELBY
  MILK RIVER NEAR HARLEM
  MISSOURI RIVER NEAR TOSTON
  MISSOURI RIVER NEAR ULM
  SUN RIVER NEAR SIMMS

.THE RIVER LOCATIONS LISTED ABOVE WILL LIKELY REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THUS FLOOD WARNINGS WILL REMAIN IN
EFFECT UNTIL RIVER LEVELS FALL AND WILL REMAIN BELOW FLOOD STAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
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