Photo of the July Fire from earlier this summer

GLASGOW – Officials are warning residents near the July Fire to be alert for the possibility of flash flooding.

The Bureau of Land Management Office for the Montana and Dakotas said if the forecasted

Photo from BLM of the July Fire earlier this summer

amount of significant precipitation holds, heavy runoff and debris flows could occur on Rock Creek through Landusky and areas down stream.


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The storm is expected to start Thursday morning bring moisture through to the Little Rocky Mountains. The storm is predicted to last all weekend.

The July Fire burned nearly 11,700 acres between Zortman and Landusky just outside the southern edge of the Fort Belknap Reservation in July. It has been out for nearly two months.

According to the fire information website Inciweb, work has already begun to try and stabilize fire scar to protect from flooding.

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Map courtesy of Bureau of Land Management – Montana/Dakotas