More severe weather today with rain and thunderstorms has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Flash Flood Warning for the Bozeman area all day today.

Flash Flood Watch in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has expanded the

Flash Flood Watch to include a portion of southwest Montana...
including the following areas... Gallatin... Jefferson and

* Through this evening.

Thunderstorms producing heavy rain will move through southwest
Montana this afternoon and evening. Heavy rainfall could cause
flash flooding and debris flows in and near burn scars from last
years wildfires. These include the 19 mile fire in Jefferson
County... the Pony and Bear Trap fires in Madison County... and
the millie fire in Gallatin County.

Those living near burn scars should have a plan of action ready
and move immediately to safety should heavy rainfall develop.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.


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