Where to Find Flood and Weather Information

By Beacon Staff

With the weather warming up and higher elevation snow beginning to melt, we’ve got some potential flooding coming to the Flathead.

I know I’ll be following the updates and checking in with officials, but if you’d like to watch the situation for yourself, here are some helpful links and phone numbers.

Flathead County Flood Information Hotline: 406-758-2111
– The Office of Emergency Services tends to update this daily

Western Montana River Level Gauges: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mso/hydrology/composites.php

National Weather Service Forecasts and Advisories: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mso/

Flathead County Office of Emergency Services: http://flathead.mt.gov/oes/

American Red Cross of Montana: http://www.montanaredcross.org/

Montana Red Cross “Safe and Well” Reporting Site (where you can list yourself as safe and well for inquiring family or community members in the event of a disaster): https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/index.php

FEMA’s Ready Website: http://www.ready.gov/

Glacier National Park Plowing and Road Status: http://www.nps.gov/glac/index.htm

U.S. Forest Service Spring Access Info: Hungry Horse/Glacier View at 387-3800; Tally Lake at 758-5204; Swan Lake at 837-7500; and Spotted Bear at 758-5376 or 387-3800

You can check with www.flatheadbeacon.com for updates as well; we plan on posting information once it become available.