NWS Warns of Flooding as Snow Starts to Melt – Flathead Beacon News & Features Warm days and tons of snow could result in a sloppy mess in the Flathead Valley and across western Montana in the coming days. The National Weather Service in Missoula was telling residents to prepare for local flooding this weekend… Read More »
National Weather Service Missoula MT 1047 AM MDT Wed Mar 13 2019 /947 AM PDT Wed Mar 13 2019/ …Snow Melt Impacts Expected to Increase… Warming temperatures over the weekend into next week will increase snow melt over the lower elevations. With the ground still frozen across the area, this melt water will not be… Read More »
NOAA’s Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services page shows that the chance for flooding increases as the month goes along. We’ll be posting updated information on our NFNews Weather, Road, and More page. But you can also get the latest directly from NOAA’s page.
KPAX has a story that begins… The worst flood in Montana’s history was literally drowning parts of the state nearly 53 years ago with the flood of 1964 considered to be Montana’s worst natural disaster. In the second week of June 1964, an unprecedented two-day rain event produced as much as 14 inches of rain near… Read More »
NOAA has extended their flood watch to the West Glacier Region (see the full report here) 803 AM MDT Tue Jun 13 2017 …FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT… The National Weather Service in Missoula has expanded the Flood Watch to include a portion of northwest Montana. Through late tonight Moderate to heavy rain… Read More »
…Rising River Levels Through Saturday… Warm temperatures the past few days in the higher terrain will continue to lead to area rivers and streams seeing an increase in flows. Rivers are expected to reach their highest levels by Saturday. Cooler temperatures over the weekend will slow snowmelt, and rivers are forecast to be receding by… Read More »
NOAA has issued another hydrologic outlook for our area that says… Rising River Levels Return Late this Week and Weekend… Warm temperatures in the terrain along with rain Thursday and Friday will lead to area rivers and streams again seeing increased flows. Rivers are expected to reach their highest levels this weekend. Cooler temperatures over the weekend… Read More »
The National Weather Service’s Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services page says that the North Fork River at the border is reaching “Action” stage. So… take action.