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Watchin’ the Water – June 3

Bitterroot River at Corvallis Bridge (KLYQ Photo)
Here are recent developments in the flooding situation in the valley and the region.

  • The Bitterroot River was about two feet below flood stage as of 3pm Friday, June 3. The Darby river gauge was 5.49, with a flood stage of 7.5 feet. The Bell Crossing river gauge, downstream, was at 9.18 feet, with a flood stage of 11 feet.
  • The forecasters are predicting a possibility of the Bitterroot River reaching flood stage by Tuesday or Wednesday – June 7 or 8. The reason – warm temperatures arrive this weekend with highs in the 70s.
  • Senator Jon Tester has set up an online resource center for Montanans affected by flooding. The site is The site includes links to many agencies – both federal and state- that are helping with flood issues.
  • The Montana Department of Public Health is reminding folks that flood waters commonly contain microbes that can cause illness and anyone who is involved in clean-up after a flood should make sure their tetanus immunization is current. Wash your hands frequently if you’re involved in cleanup. Other tips are available at
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