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High Snowmelt Now Triggers Special Flood Watches In Montana
High Snowmelt Now Triggers Special Flood Watches In Montana
High Snowmelt Now Triggers Special Flood Watches In Montana
Spring rain and heavy, wet snowmelt are prompting new flooding issues in parts of Montana. Mountain streams and flatland rivers are both experiencing flooding problems. With over a foot more of new snow expected to fall in many (high elevation) places across Montana, flood warnings should be taken very seriously.
Big Winds Down The Flathead And Mission Valleys Thursday
Big Winds Down The Flathead And Mission Valleys Thursday
Big Winds Down The Flathead And Mission Valleys Thursday
Wind Advisories have been issued for the valleys of western Montana for most of the day on Thursday. Gusty winds might break branches of leafed-out trees, with minor power outages possible. Flathead Lake will experience these winds, making conditions dangerous for small boats.
Montana Is Being Hammered By Unusually Strong Winds
Montana Is Being Hammered By Unusually Strong Winds
Montana Is Being Hammered By Unusually Strong Winds
Dozens of counties in Montana are getting pummeled by high winds, with gusts up to 60 mph. Sustained winds of 30+ mph are happening from West Yellowstone to Wolf Point to Williston, North Dakota. Dangerous travel conditions exist in many parts of Montana through Tuesday evening.
Warning: New Montana Storm, 18″ Snow For Glacier Area
Warning: New Montana Storm, 18″ Snow For Glacier Area
Warning: New Montana Storm, 18″ Snow For Glacier Area
Another powerful storm is headed for some Montana mountain ranges and the heavy, wet snow is still desperately needed. Several of Montana's basins are nowhere near their median water equivalent for the season, with some at only HALF the typical snowpack.
More Than 12″ Of Montana’s Famous Snow To Fall
More Than 12″ Of Montana’s Famous Snow To Fall
More Than 12″ Of Montana’s Famous Snow To Fall
The higher elevations of Montana could see well over a foot of fresh snow by Friday. Most counties have a storm warning or watch in effect, and the valleys are expected to get 5" to 10" inches as well. Travel may become a serious issues during this storm.
Don’t Die Today. Urgent Avalanche Warning Issued Tuesday
Don’t Die Today. Urgent Avalanche Warning Issued Tuesday
Don’t Die Today. Urgent Avalanche Warning Issued Tuesday
Skiing and riding at resorts is fine, but Tuesday is NOT the day to explore the new snow in the backcountry near Bozeman and other areas of southwest Montana. Avalanche danger is extremely high, and the risk of triggering a huge slide is very real.

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