Powder River

Areal Flood Warning:

Issued at: 9:56 am MDT on May 27, 2015, expires at: 3:30 PM MDT on May 29, 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

First Alert 48 Hour Forecast

The daily threat of showers will continue today with slightly warmer temperatures. Friday will see less coverage from showers and storms with highs in the upper 60s to upper 70s.

Over the weekend, highs will reach the mid 70s to low 80s. Partly to mostly cloudy with the chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Minimal impacts are expected. However, any thunderstorms that develops may produce gusty winds and occasional lightning.

We are tracking our next storm system that will arrive as early as Monday. Widespread thunderstorms are possible Monday and Tuesday. Unsettled weather will continue through next week.

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