Flood Information Center

Missoula Flooding

If your street is flooding, call the Streets Division at 406-552-6359 to request an initial assessment. Subsequent sandbagging efforts may be initiated by the Missoula Fire Department and Missoula County Office of Emergency Management. For all other storm water concerns call 406-552-6358. As always, prepare and stay informed for coming flood conditions. See the links below.Image of NOAA’s reminder that freshly burned land can cause flash floods.

Be Prepared

Emergency Preparedness operated by the Missoula County Office of Emergency Management;

Flood Safety Information operated by the Missoula County Floodplain Program; and

Turn Around Don’t Drown flood safety information from the National Weather Service.

Know the Missoula River Conditions

Hydrologic Prediction offers hourly river level, flow, and flood information from Bitterroot, Clark Fork, and Rock Creek gauge stations, services operated by the NOAA;

WaterWatch shows near real-time flood conditions for all of Montana's monitored streams and their state of emergency compared to historic data, including an interactive map provided by USGS;

Local Missoula 5-day Forecast operated by the National Weather Service; or

Missoula County Stream Monitoring Stations current river gauge information operated by the USGS.

If Expecting Trouble, Use Available Resources

Floodplain Administration operated by the City of Missoula;

Red Cross operated by the Red Cross Montana Chapter; and

The National Flood Insurance Program operated by FEMA.