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Weather Wise: Mountain Melt

Posted: 7:55 PM, May 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-13 21:55:23-04

Here in Montana we have our seasons: summer, fall, winter, spring, second winter, fire season, third winter, and flood season, to name a few.

In this week’s Weather Wise, another surge of flood season has already begun.

Warmer temperatures in spring can make for ideal weather to be outside but also make for ideal mountain snowmelt conditions.

The second phase of flood season in Montana has begun as melting snow from the mountains increased streamflow.