Deep Snowpack Means Increased Chance for Spring Flooding

By | March 10, 2018
A washed-out bridge along the Flathead River | photo from Flathead Living

A washed-out bridge along the Flathead River | photo from Flathead Living

The Flathead Beacon reports that a deep snowpack in the mountains and valleys of Western Montana has meteorologists raising concerns about spring flooding. National Weather Service hydrologist Ray Nickless said the biggest potential for spring flooding lies in the Flathead and Clark Fork river basins. The current snowpack in the Flathead is 141 percent of normal, and forecasts call for more snow throughout March. Read the full article here.

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