Cascade Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:26 AM MDT Mar. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 6 PM MDT this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central Montana, including the following area,
Cascade.

* Until 6 PM MDT this evening

* an ice jam is currently elevating water levels along portions
of Muddy Creek near Vaughn. Minor flooding is possible if ice
jams continue to stall water flows. Ice jams may also impact
portions of the Sun River.

* As of Sunday morning, the ice jam has lessened a bit on Muddy
Creek, allowing some water to move downstream along the Sun
River, causing a minor rise in river level there. However water
levels have not yet returned to normal levels and some backup
for minor ice jams is likely to continuing.

Reminder... ice jams are unpredictable and can form or break up
quickly.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




807 PM MDT Sat Mar 23 2019

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
snowmelt in...
Chouteau County in north central Montana...
Cascade County in central Montana...

* until 800 PM MDT Monday.

* Emergency management and local law enforcement reported that
snowmelt was causing minor flooding across portions of Chouteau
and Cascade counties, most notably in poor drainage and low lying
areas.

* Some roadways that have become impacted by water include:
Blackfoot Coulee Road near Simms, Montana highways 80 and 223
around Fort Benton, Coal Mine Road near Big Sandy, and the Liberty
County line Road.

* Water that has covered roadways could cause vehicles to get stuck
during the day on unpaved roads, while freezing temperatures at
night will cause icy and slippery driving conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 4813 10972 4813 10953 4774 10953 4771 10984
      4752 10987 4735 11077 4682 11065 4709 11109
      4692 11179 4713 11179 4720 11205 4751 11205
      4761 11192 4761 11168 4769 11167 4770 11141
      4813 11140 4813 11083 4831 11061 4830 10985


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Dense Fog Advisory
Issued: 2:55 PM MDT Mar. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory now in effect until 8 am MDT Monday...

* visibilities... one quarter mile or less at times.

* Timing... scattered areas of dense fog through this evening.
Widespread dense fog is then expected tonight through early
Monday morning.

* Impacts... limited visibilities will make travel very difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your low beam headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of
you.



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Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:26 AM MDT Mar. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 6 PM MDT this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central Montana, including the following area,
Cascade.

* Until 6 PM MDT this evening

* an ice jam is currently elevating water levels along portions
of Muddy Creek near Vaughn. Minor flooding is possible if ice
jams continue to stall water flows. Ice jams may also impact
portions of the Sun River.

* As of Sunday morning, the ice jam has lessened a bit on Muddy
Creek, allowing some water to move downstream along the Sun
River, causing a minor rise in river level there. However water
levels have not yet returned to normal levels and some backup
for minor ice jams is likely to continuing.

Reminder... ice jams are unpredictable and can form or break up
quickly.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




807 PM MDT Sat Mar 23 2019

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
snowmelt in...
Chouteau County in north central Montana...
Cascade County in central Montana...

* until 800 PM MDT Monday.

* Emergency management and local law enforcement reported that
snowmelt was causing minor flooding across portions of Chouteau
and Cascade counties, most notably in poor drainage and low lying
areas.

* Some roadways that have become impacted by water include:
Blackfoot Coulee Road near Simms, Montana highways 80 and 223
around Fort Benton, Coal Mine Road near Big Sandy, and the Liberty
County line Road.

* Water that has covered roadways could cause vehicles to get stuck
during the day on unpaved roads, while freezing temperatures at
night will cause icy and slippery driving conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 4813 10972 4813 10953 4774 10953 4771 10984
      4752 10987 4735 11077 4682 11065 4709 11109
      4692 11179 4713 11179 4720 11205 4751 11205
      4761 11192 4761 11168 4769 11167 4770 11141
      4813 11140 4813 11083 4831 11061 4830 10985


Coulston