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Weekend rain could cause flooding on the Milk RiverSevere flooding is considered unlikely


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Weekend rain could cause flooding on the Milk River

Severe flooding is considered unlikely

The Milk River irrigation system is as full as it has been in years, and there is a chance weekend rains could cause some flooding but not much of a chance.

"It would take another 2 or 3 inches, which is not that severe a storm," Scott Guenthner, hydrologist for the federal Bureau of Reclamation said Thursday. "The extent is more than how much. If it fell over a large area upstream, it could be a problem."

The National Weather Service predicts rain and thundershowers over the weekend, but not enough t...

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