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Evacuations Ordered in Missoula County, MT, Amid Worst Flooding in Decades

11 May 2018, 10:19 am

An evacuation order was in effect for seven locations in Missoula County, Montana, late on Thursday, May 10, with the Clark Fork River expected to crest by May 11 at 13.29 feet.

Evacuations began earlier in the week and residents near the flooded areas were told to be prepared to evacuate as the river continued to rise.

The river levels around Missoula have not reached their current height since the 1970s, according to reports.

This footage shows fast flowing water on a residential street in Orchard Homes, Missoula, Montana.

Evacuations Ordered after Flooding in MT

An evacuation order was in effect for seven locations in Missoula County, Montana last night. Evacuations began earlier in the week and residents near the flooded areas were told to be prepared to evacuate as the Clark Fork River continued to rise.

Posted by WeatherNation on Friday, May 11, 2018

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