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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1053 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

WYC033-282030-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150528T2030Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SHERIDAN WY-
1053 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
SOUTHEASTERN SHERIDAN COUNTY...

LOWLAND FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALL ALONG THE POWDER RIVER IN
SOUTHEASTERN SHERIDAN COUNTY THROUGH THURSDAY. THE RIVER CRESTED AT
ARVADA AT 10.93 FEET WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A STEADY FALL IS EXPECTED
TO OCCUR THROUGH THE DAY ON THURSDAY WITH FLOODING SLOWLY SUBSIDING.

THE RIVER WILL BE HIGHER THAN IT HAS IN MANY YEARS. EXPECT THE RIVER
TO BE OUT OF ITS BANKS IN PLACES...FLOODING FARMLAND AND POSSIBLY
CAUSING PROPERTY DAMAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE CATTLE AND FARM EQUIPMENT TO HIGHER GROUND. PREPARE FOR THE
RISING WATER AND FLOODING NEAR THE POWDER RIVER. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 4473 10615 4488 10610 4495 10603 4486 10602
      4476 10605 4456 10606 4456 10617

$$

ARTHUR

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
807 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

SDC033-103-301930-
/O.CON.KUNR.FA.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150530T1930Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PENNINGTON SD-CUSTER SD-
807 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 130 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
SOUTHWESTERN PENNINGTON AND NORTHEASTERN CUSTER COUNTIES...

AT 759 PM MDT...REPORTING GAUGES INDICATED FLOODING ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA.

ON RAPID CREEK FROM PACTOLA RESERVOIR TO THE CHEYENNE RIVER...VERY
HIGH STREAMFLOWS WERE OBSERVED WITH MINOR FLOODING IN LOW LYING
AREAS NEAR THE CREEK. SPRING CREEK FROM ABOVE SHERIDAN LAKE TO BELOW
SHERIDAN LAKE...AND ON TO THE CHEYENNE RIVER ALSO HAD VERY HIGH
STREAMFLOWS WITH MINOR FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE CREEK AS
WELL AS AT THE GAUGE SITE NEAR KEYSTONE.

WHILE HEAVY RAINS HAVE ENDED FOR TONIGHT...ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
THURSDAY IN THE FORM OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MAINTAIN
CURRENT MINOR FLOODING CONDITIONS. SINCE THE SOIL IS SATURATED ANY
HEAVY RAIN THAT FALLS THURSDAY WILL QUICKLY BE INGESTED INTO RAPID
CREEK AND SPRING CREEK RESULTING IN ADDITIONAL RISES.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING
INCLUDE... RAPID CITY...HILL CITY...RAPID VALLEY...JOHNSON
SIDING...HISEGA...CAPUTA...FOLSOM...FARMINGDALE...ROCKERVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 4391 10257 4388 10264 4373 10275 4396 10336
      4386 10356 4386 10368 4410 10348 4410 10321

$$

HELGESON

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
132 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

WYC005-282100-
/O.CON.KUNR.FA.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150528T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CAMPBELL WY-
132 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
NORTHWESTERN CAMPBELL COUNTY...

AT 130 PM MDT...FLOOD WATERS ARE MOVING DOWN THE POWDER
RIVER...AFTER A RECORD CREST OVER 15 FEET AT SUSSEX IN EASTERN
JOHNSON COUNTY EARLY MONDAY. WATER LEVELS CONTINUE TO RISE BETWEEN
ARVADA WYOMING AND MOORHEAD MONTANA...AND THIS STRETCH OF THE RIVER
IS EXPECTED TO CREST LATE TONIGHT.

ROADS...PASTURES...AND AGRICULTURAL LAND ALONG THE POWDER RIVER WILL
BE FLOODED IN EXTREME NORTHWEST CAMPBELL COUNTY AS THE WATER FLOWS
DOWNSTREAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4496 10596 4500 10594 4499 10592 4500 10589
      4494 10592 4490 10602 4494 10603

$$

SMITH

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
956 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

MTC075-292130-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150529T2130Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
POWDER RIVER MT-
956 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
CENTRAL POWDER RIVER COUNTY...

THE POWDER RIVER IN POWDER RIVER COUNTY WILL CONTINUE A STEADY CLIMB
WITH LOWLAND FLOODING EXPECTED ALONG THE RIVER INTO FRIDAY. THE
RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CREST AT MOORHEAD BETWEEN 10 AND 11 FEET
TONIGHT. RISING RIVER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO TRAVEL DOWNSTREAM TO
THE BROADUS AND POWDERVILLE AREAS AS WELL. THIS WILL BE THE HIGHEST
THAT THE RIVER HAS BEEN IN MANY YEARS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE CATTLE AND FARM EQUIPMENT TO HIGHER GROUND. PREPARE FOR RISING
WATER AND FLOODING NEAR THE POWDER RIVER. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

LAT...LON 4512 10588 4545 10544 4569 10527 4579 10511
      4579 10503 4563 10521 4544 10532 4510 10582
      4500 10589 4499 10595

$$

FRIEDERS

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
945 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Montana...

  Tongue River at Birney affecting Rosebud County

.High water on the Tongue River resulting from recent heavy rains
over the Bighorn Mountains will cause flooding at Birney. Minor
flooding is expected today into Friday. The river is expected to
fall below flood stage by Friday evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...This river flood statement means river flooding is
expected to continue to impact people and property in the warned
area.

The latest stages and forecasts for rivers and streams can be found
at our web page: http://water.weather.gov

&&

MTC087-282145-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FL.W.0002.150527T1545Z-150530T1200Z/
/BNYM8.1.ER.150527T1800Z.150528T1200Z.150530T0000Z.NO/
945 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tongue River at Birney affecting Rosebud County.
* until Saturday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage around noon
today and crest near 6.6 feet Thursday morning. The river will fall
below flood stage by Friday evening.

&&
             FLOOD  OBSERVED             FORECAST 12 PM
LOCATION     STAGE  STAGE   DAY TIME    Wed    Thu    Fri

Tongue River
  Birney      6.0    5.8   Wed 08 AM    6.0    6.5    5.8

&&


LAT...LON 4594 10620 4581 10620 4579 10624 4555 10624
      4507 10676 4509 10684

$$


Flood Advisory


FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1037 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

WYC019-280830-
/O.CON.KRIW.FA.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-150528T0830Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
JOHNSON WY-
1037 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST CENTRAL
JOHNSON COUNTY UNTIL 230 AM MDT...

AT 1034 PM MDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER CAMPBELL COUNTY AND
EASTERN JOHNSON COUNTY WILL CONTINUE TO ADD RUNOFF INTO DEAD HORSE
CREEK.  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN MOVED OVER THE AREA EARLIER
THIS EVENING.  MINOR FLOODING REMAINS LIKELY ALONG DEAD HORSE CREEK
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...AND SOME OF THESE FLOOD WATERS MAY
CROSS SECTIONS OF INTERSTATE 90...PRIMARILY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 88
AND 91.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...I90 MILE
MARKER 88...EXIT 91 AND I90 MILE MARKER 95.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

REPORT FLOODING TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SO THAT THEY
MAY TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO CLOSE FLOODED ROADWAYS. THEY WILL
RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON.

&&

REPORT FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RIVERTON AT
1-800-211-1448.

LAT...LON 4420 10601 4420 10613 4424 10614 4424 10601
      4423 10600

$$

MEUNIER


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1214 AM MDT THU MAY 28 2015

WYZ056-057-280700-
WYOMING BLACK HILLS WY-WESTERN CROOK WY-
1214 AM MDT THU MAY 28 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN CROOK COUNTY UNTIL
100 AM MDT...

AT 1214 AM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR MOORCROFT...OR 28 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SUNDANCE...MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 30 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOORCROFT...PINE HAVEN AND KEYHOLE RESERVOIR.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 90 IN WYOMING BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 151 AND
178.

LAT...LON 4418 10503 4431 10503 4448 10461 4428 10447
      4418 10474
TIME...MOT...LOC 0614Z 242DEG 25KT 4425 10490

$$

RUDGE

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1139 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

WYZ054>056-058-280645-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL WY-WESTON WY-WESTERN CROOK WY-NORTHERN CAMBELL WY-
1139 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN CAMPBELL...
SOUTHWESTERN CROOK AND NORTHWESTERN WESTON COUNTIES UNTIL 1245 AM
MDT...

AT 1139 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
MILES SOUTH OF ROZET...OR 17 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GILLETTE...MOVING
EAST AT 20 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOORCROFT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 90 IN WYOMING BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 151 AND
156.

LAT...LON 4402 10521 4421 10522 4432 10491 4400 10489
TIME...MOT...LOC 0539Z 256DEG 17KT 4415 10517

$$

AWARD


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
254 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

MTZ016-017-021>023-281000-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
254 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE AREA THURSDAY EVENING. NORTH
WINDS WILL INCREASE QUICKLY WITH GUSTS POSSIBLY TO 35 MPH. THIS
WOULD MAKE THE WATERS OF FORT PECK LAKE ROUGH AND HAZARDOUS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
236 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-281300-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-WESTON-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
236 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL SHIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA
THROUGH THIS EVENING...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE OVER
NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA. WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED. HOWEVER...A FEW STRONGER STORMS COULD PRODUCE HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN ON THURSDAY. THE BEST CHANCE FOR
A FEW SEVERE STORMS IS OVER SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN IS ALSO POSSIBLE OVER THE BLACK HILLS WHICH COULD
AGGRAVATE FLOODING CONCERNS.

HIGH STREAM FLOW WITH SOME MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ON SOME
CREEKS AND STREAMS IN THE BLACK HILLS AND ADJACENT PLAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

JC

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
619 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-281200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
619 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
STRONGER STORMS WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EACH
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STRONGER STORMS WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY
RAIN AND HAIL.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...ISOLATED MAINLY MOUNTAIN THUNDERSTORMS EACH
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

MONDAY...A FEW STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE IN THE NORTHWEST.

TUESDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE DAY THUNDERSTORMS IN THE WEST
AND NORTH. A FEW STRONGER STORMS POSSIBLE IN THE FAR NORTHWEST AND
NORTHERN SECTIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE URGED TO REPORT...HAIL OVER A HALF AN INCH IN DIAMETER
AND RAINFALL OVER ONE HALF INCH. THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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