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Flood Watch Continues

Postby JeanInMontana » Tue Jun 24, 2008 2:30 pm

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FOR THE
FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IN SO. CNTL MT.

YELLOWSTONE RIVER NEAR LIVINGSTON

WARM TEMPS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEK.ALLOWING
ADDITIONAL SNOW TO MELT FROM AREA MOUNTAINS. THE RIVER
LEVELS ON THE YELLOWSTONE RIVER NEAR LIVINGSTON ARE EXPECTED
TO REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THROUGH AT LEAST THE END OF THE
WEEK. LATE TUES MORNING THE RIVER LEVEL WAS NEAR 9.5 FEET.
RIVER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 9.3 FEET THROUGH
THURSDAY.BEFORE FALLING TO NEAR 9.0 FEET BY NOON FRIDAY. IF
THE RATE OF SNOW MELT IS GREATER THAN CURRENTLY FORECAST.LEVELS
ON THE YELLOWSTONE RIVER MAY RISE SLIGHTLY HIGHER.

PARK COUNTY OFFICIALS INDICATED THAT THE NINTH STREET ISLAND BRIDGE
IN LIVINGSTON REMAINS CLOSED TO VEHICLE & PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC.DUE
TO THE BUCKLING THAT DEVELOPED LAST THUR AFTERNOON. A
REPLACEMENT BRIDGE IS BEING CONSTRUCTED & IS NEARING COMPLETION.

LOW LYING AREAS ALONG & NEAR CARTERS BRIDGE ARE ALSO COVERED
WITH WATER.

THE LATEST STAGES & FORECASTS FOR RIVERS & STREAMS CAN BE FOUND
AT OUR WEB PAGE: HTTP://AHPS2.WRH.NOAA.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=BYZ

MTC067-097-251733-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FL.W.0003.080624T1733Z-000000T0000Z/
/LIVM8.2.SM.080618T1251Z.080624T1645Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1133 AM MDT TUE JUN 24 2008

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
YELLOWSTONE RIVER NEAR LIVINGSTON.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 11 AM TUES THE STAGE WAS 9.5 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.5 FEET.
* FORECAST.THE YELLOWSTONE RIVER NEAR LIVINGSTON IS EXPECTED
TO REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.

$$

FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST AT NOON
LOCATION STAGE STAGE DAY TIME WED THU FRI

YELLOWSTONE RIVER
LIVINGSTON 8.5 9.5 TUE 11 AM 9.3 9.3 9.0




I tried to get some pictures on Friday and the roads getting with in view are all blocked off. There was a crowd gathered and I didn't want to get any closer. I might give it a go again this evening or tomorrow.
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