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Flash Flood Watch

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Note:  Be sure to pay close attention to the date and time of each warning.    
This document contains all warnings in the state so please read the
complete document.
 
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WGUS65 KBYZ 041642
FFABYZ

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1042 AM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

MTC011-017-025-075-087-050600-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FF.A.0003.150804T1800Z-150805T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CARTER-CUSTER-FALLON-POWDER RIVER-ROSEBUD-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...EKALAKA...MILES CITY...BAKER...
BROADUS...COLSTRIP...LAME DEER...FORSYTH...ASHLAND
1042 AM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST MONTANA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING...
  CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON...POWDER RIVER AND ROSEBUD.

* FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING

* SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS TODAY ARE LIKELY TO PRODUCE TORRENTIAL
  RAINFALL. LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN
  AND NEAR RECENT BURN SCAR AREAS. BE ALERT IF YOU LIVE NEAR
  RIVERS AND STREAMS...BURN SCAR LOCATIONS AND LOW SPOTS WHERE
  RUNOFF TYPICALLY FLOWS.

* THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 212 FROM CROW AGENCY TO ALZADA...AND I-94
  FROM FORSYTH THROUGH MILES CITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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