Gradual warming up bodes well for central Montana flooding, including in the Helena Valley

Gradual warming up bodes well for central Montana flooding, including in the Helena Valley

News Type: State Source: Helena Independent Record
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Snow melt is beginning across Montana and with it the chance for flooding, but weather officials say forecasts east of the Continental Divide are boding well to allow valley snow to slowly dissipate.

The National Weather Service in Great Falls presented its spring flood outlook Thursday for east of the Continental Divide. With much of the state covered in snow, officials are keeping a close eye on how much water that snow is holding and where warming temperatures could cause flooding.