Statement as of 5:45 am MDT on June 22, 2018

Areal Flood Warning

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice for
northeastern Fergus County...

At 542 am MDT Friday, the river gauge on the Missouri River near
Landusky indicated that the river had risen above flood stage and
was likely causing minor flooding in the James Kipp Recreation Area.

Forecasts indicate that the river should continue rising over the
next day or so, but flooding should remain in the minor category.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where
you are relative to streams, rivers, or creeks which can become
killers in heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid streams or

Up to date river levels and forecasts can be found at

Lat... Lon 4765 10891 4773 10888 4768 10878 4765 10877
      4764 10872 4762 10868 4762 10851 4760 10850
      4761 10844 4758 10842 4760 10840 4755 10834


Statement as of 3:41 am MDT on June 22, 2018

Areal Flood Watch

... Flood Watch remains in effect until noon MDT today...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central Montana, including the following areas,
Fergus and Judith Basin.

* Until noon MDT today.

* Showers with light to moderate rainfall fell overnight onto
already saturated ground, continuing the threat for additional
flash flooding through this morning.

* Those living or recreating near rivers and streams should stay
especially aware of the possibility for flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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