Constant rain in the Billings area and neighboring counties is causing a Flash Flood Watch.

The NWS issued a flash flood watch for Yellowstone County, Big Horn,Carbon,Custer,Golden Valley, Musselshell ,Park,Rosebud,Stillwater,Sweet Grass, Treasure, Wheatland, Yellowstone, Sheridan Including the locations of Hysham, Ashland, Bridger, Red Lodge, Harlowton, Ryegate, Billings, Absarokee, Joliet, Colstrip, Hardin, Columbus, Lavina, Forsyth, Sheridan, Roundup, Big Timber, Miles City, Crow Agency, Lame Deer, and Livingston.
“FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT… * WHAT…Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE…Portions of Montana, including the following counties, Big Horn, Carbon, Custer, Golden Valley, Musselshell, Park and more.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop,” said the Billings NWS.