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Heavy Rain for Parts of Texas & Louisiana; Very Warm Across the Plains and Midwest

Tropical Depression Imelda will bring heavy rainfall to portions of coastal Texas and Louisiana through Thursday. Flash flood watches remain in effect, including for metro Houston. Elsewhere, high pressure and mainly dry weather will bring temperatures as much as 20 degrees above normal from the Central Plains to Upper Midwest. Critical fire weather conditions linger over parts of the Great Basin. Read More >



Current Hydrology Discussion


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Current Watches and Warnings

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Current and Forecast River Stages


Significant River Flood Outlook for the Missouri River Basin


Current Radar Imagery

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Liquid Precipitation And Snowfall Forecasts

Snowfall Forecast (See Graphic for Date and Time Range)


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Antecedent Conditions - Snow Cover, Basin Snow Water Equivalent (SWE), and Soil Moisture

Current Observed Snow Depth


 Montana SNOTEL Current Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) % of Normal Soil Moisture


Drought Information

Current Drought Conditions For Montana

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Drought Outlook

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Climate Outlook

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CPC 8 to 14 Day Precip Outlooks CPC 8 to 14 Day Temperature Outlooks