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By Tim Leeds 

Waters starting to recede, areas still flooded

Harlem just misses record


April 23, 2018

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Waters are receding in streams, creeks and rivers, although flood warnings have been extended through Tuesday evening and Harlem came close to setting a new record level for the Milk River.

Melting snow throughout the region has forced people from their homes and caused flooding and damage to roads and covered fields and valleys with water.

Harlem was anticipating possibly breaking the 1986 record, when the Milk River hit 25.7 feet, but National Weather Service reports the Milk is anticipated to peak at about 24.5 feet before starting to drop off.

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