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Latest Montana Flooding News
Governor Returns to Montana Amid Criticism From Democrats
Governor Greg Gianforte is in southeastern Montana on Friday meeting with state, local, and federal officials after the devastating flooding that occurred in the area this week.
Floods: FEMA Administrator & Top Montana Officials in Red Lodge
The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was in Red Lodge, Montana Thursday, just hours after President Biden signed an emergency disaster declaration due to the flooding across Southcentral and Southwestern Montana. (Photos and video are below) Montana's Lieutenant Governor Kristen Juras (R-MT) touted the quick action by the State of Montana and Montana's Congressional Delegatio
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.