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Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Ice Jam
State MONTANA
County/Area DAWSON
WFO GGW
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-03-16 11:54:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 11WSW HOYT
Begin Lat/Lon 46.87/-105.07
End Date 2011-03-19 02:09:00.0 MST-7
End Location 9SW HOYT
End Lat/Lon 46.83/-104.99
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 Areal flooding in the area and on the Yellowstone River into Richland County due mainly to ice jams.
Event Narrative On March 16th, small creeks and streams that feed the Yellowstone River were swollen. On March 18th, an ice jam near the Dawson County line were causing minor flooding of low lying areas. On the afternoon of the 18th, the ice jam that was causing flooding in the Glendive area, moved out of the area. This ice jam flooding caused an estimated $400 thousand worth of damage to irrigation pumps at the Buffalo Rapids Irrigation pump house. The water level was the highest that the employees had seen since 1972.


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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
BEAVER HILL DOT WIBAUX CO. MT 03/16/2011 11:54 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BENZ PRAIRIE CO. MT 03/16/2011 11:54 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOYT DAWSON CO. MT 03/16/2011 11:54 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAVAGE RICHLAND CO. MT 03/16/2011 11:54 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WIBAUX WIBAUX CO. MT 03/17/2011 08:00 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K