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Bitterroot flooding this week

FLOOD WARNING
Warning Issue Date: 845 AM MDT SUN MAY 25 2014
Warning Expiration: 130 PM MST MON MAY 26 2014


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BITTERROOT RIVER NEAR MISSOULA...
IN NORTHERN RAVALLI COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MONTANA AND
SOUTHERN MISSOULA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MONTANA...

* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

* AT 7:45 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.8 FEET. 
   MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.

* THE FORECAST IS THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT
AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 12.4 FEET BY EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
ADDITIONAL RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.

* AT 12.0 FEET...FLOODING OF FARMLAND AND SOME ROADS ALONG THE
BITTERROOT RIVER FROM LOLO TO THE CONFLUENCE WITH THE CLARK FORK
RIVER IS POSSIBLE.

first generation river depth gauge - around 5 feet May 24th

first generation river depth gauge – around 5 feet May 24th

Lawn I mowed last week won't need mowing this week

Lawn I mowed last week won’t need mowing this week