...FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 AM MDT THIS MORNING...
* WHAT...Stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues.
* WHERE...Portions of central and south central Montana, including
the following counties, in central Montana, Musselshell. In south
central Montana, Yellowstone.
* WHEN...Until 745 AM MDT.
* IMPACTS...Flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Rises in
streams and normally dry arroyos. Overflowing poor drainage areas.
The Peterson burn scar area in Musselshell County will have
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 618 AM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
showers and thunderstorms that moved over the area early this
morning and produced 1 to 2 inches of rainfall. This heavy
rain will cause stream flooding and excessive ponding of
water on local roads.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
mainly rural areas of East Central Musselshell and Northern
Yellowstone Counties, including the Peterson burn scar area
in Musselshell county.
- This Flood Advisory does not include the city of Billings.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles. Do not drive on or attempt to cross
flooded roads, find an alternate route. Roads and driveways may be
damaged or washed out in places.
Move away from recently burned areas. Life-threatening flooding of
creeks, roads and normally dry arroyos is likely. The heavy rains
will likely trigger rockslides, mudslides and debris flows in steep
terrain, especially in and around these areas.