Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Ice Jam
County/Area DAWSON
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-03-14 06:54:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 16WSW HOYT
Begin Lat/Lon 46.8718/-105.1831
End Date 2011-03-16 12:04:00.0 MST-7
End Location 3W INTAKE
End Lat/Lon 47.3055/-104.5898
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Some impressive ice jamming on the Yellowstone River brought substantial flooding to Prairie and Dawson Counties.
Event Narrative On March 14th, an ice jam on the Interstate 94 bridge near Glendive caused some low land flooding. On March 15th, West Glendive beginning a threat from the Yellowstone. On March 16th, equipment such as tractor and cars had to be moved to higher ground as the Interstate 94 bridge made the ice jamming problem much worse. On March 17th, water was flowing around an ice jam on the north side of Glendive resulting in flooding of lowland close to the river. On March 18th, Dawson County commissioners passed a resolution of emergency declaration due to the flooding.


Event Map:

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BENZ PRAIRIE CO. MT 03/13/2011 13:15 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOYT DAWSON CO. MT 03/14/2011 06:54 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K