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Latest Montana Flooding News
President Biden Approves Disaster Declaration for Montana
Today, Montana Governor Greg Gianforte announced Montana will receive an emergency disaster declaration from President Joe Biden. Initially, the Montana Department of Transportation estimated damage around $29 Million.
Montana County Commissioner Describes "500-Year Flood"
Carbon County Commissioner Bill Bullock says the flooding that hit Southcentral Montana this week is being described as a "500-year flood" during a townhall meeting in Red Lodge on Tuesday night.
UPDATE: City of Billings Water Plant Has Resumed Normal Operations
The City of Billings has been forced to shut down the water plant in response to the rising water levels of the Yellowstone River late Tuesday.
Daines, Gianforte Pledge Resources for Montana Flood Victims
By the way, the above photo was shared with us by a proud Montana Army National Guard mom from the Bozeman area. Andrea says her son was in the Blackhawk helicopter helping to rescue stranded flood victims in the Red Lodge area.
Yellowstone Official Says Flood Damage Stranded Thousands
Superintendent Cam Sholly said it's likely the road between Gardiner and Cooke City cannot be reopened for the rest of the season.
Here’s How You Can Help Flood Victims Across Carbon and Stillwater County
Communities across South-Central Montana have come together to help aid those who need the support in the wake of these floods. If you'd like to contribute, here are some places to start.
Commissioner Downing on Filing Claims for Flood Damage
Downing spoke to KGVO News as he was traveling in the affected communities about how vital it is to have flood insurance in an area that may be prone to such a disaster.
Closures, Notices as Yellowstone River Crests in Billings Area
Water is now spilling over the riverbank in places around the County. The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office provided an update on closures at 1 pm Tuesday.
Glacier National Park Experiencing Flooding Issues Too
KGVO News has learned that Glacier National Park is experiencing its own challenges with minor flooding this spring.