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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
111 PM MST Wed Feb 20 2019

MTC057-222000-


Madison MT-
111 PM MST Wed Feb 20 2019

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
An Ice Jam in...
Eastern Madison County in southwestern Montana...

* Until 100 PM MST Friday.

* At 107 PM MST, emergency management reported flooding from an ice
jam on the Madison River near Ennis. Ice from the river has
already caused minor property damage to a fence line adjacent to
U.S. Highway 287.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Ennis.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
1244 AM MST Wed Feb 20 2019

MTZ015-222200-


Madison-
1244 AM MST Wed Feb 20 2019

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of Madison County, including the following area, the
Jefferson River from Twin Bridges to north of Silver Star in
Madison County.

* Until further notice.

* An ice jam has developed near Twin Bridges. This has the
potential to back up water and cause minor flooding in low-
lying areas along the river. Minor flood stage is 10 feet in
this area.

* Water levels on this portion of the Jefferson River remain near
flood stage. Since ice jams are unpredictable, the flood watch
will remain in place until the threat for flooding has
decreased.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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