By Samar Fay
Courier Editor 

Floodwater Gone; Storm In Forecast


After two weeks above flood stage, the Milk River at Glasgow dropped below the 25-foot flood stage on Tuesday and is expected to fall quickly, to around 16 feet on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service office in Glasgow. The river crested at 27.8 feet on June 11.

Tampico saw moderate flooding above 24 feet for several days, cresting at 24.7 feet, but it fell below the flood stage on June 13 and early on Wednesday it was at 16.9 feet.

Nashua reached 18.8 feet but never cracked the 20-foot flood stage. It is dropping too, to 16.3 feet early Wednesday.

Northeast Montana can expect thunderstorms on Wednesday, the Weather Service says. Some will be severe in the afternoon and evening with large hail and heavy rainfall possible.

There is a wind advisory for Fort Peck Lake and the counties surrounding it.


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