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Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
State MONTANA
County/Area LINCOLN
WFO MSO
Begin Date 11/07/2006 12:00:00 MST-7
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location EUREKA
Begin Lat/Lon 48.88/-115.05
End Date 11/08/2006 12:00:00 MST-7
End Range 0
End Azimuth N
End Location HAPPYS INN
End Lat/Lon 48.08/-115.15
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 Heavy rain on top of snow pack caused small streams to over top their banks in Lincoln, Sanders and Ravalli Counties. Rainfall totals over a two day period ranged from 2 to 3 inches in the valleys and 6 to 7 inches in the mountains. In Lincoln County, some bridge washouts were reported with county wide small stream flooding. In Sanders County, a few county roads and private drives were flooded. In Ravalli County, Kootenai Creek flooded near Stevensville and washed out a bridge.
Event Narrative Lincoln County Sheriff reported bridge washouts, small stream flooding county wide with residents sandbagging property to protect homes. Flooding was reported near Libby from Libby Creek over topping its bands and flood waters lapping onto a home.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 61.00K 0.00K
DIKE HOPKINS CO. TX 03/05/1996 17:30 CST Thunderstorm Wind 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
STEVENSVILLE RAVALLI CO. MT 11/07/2006 11:00 MST-7 Flood 0 0 60.00K 0.00K
EUREKA LINCOLN CO. MT 11/07/2006 12:00 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HERON SANDERS CO. MT 11/07/2006 12:00 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 61.00K 0.00K