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Montana, Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:51 PM PDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2014

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north central Idaho and west central Montana...
including the following counties... in north central Idaho...
Idaho and Lemhi. In west central Montana... Deer Lodge...
Granite... Missoula... Ravalli and Silver Bow.

* Through Saturday morning

* widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop
across the area this evening through early Saturday morning.
Some of these will produce brief... but very heavy rainfall
and may result in urban and/or small stream flooding as well
as potential issues over recent wildfire burn areas.

* Potential rainfall amounts for western montana: 0.60 to 1.25
inches... locally up to 2.00 inches. For central idaho: 0.30
to 1.00 inches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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