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Flooding closes Lincoln County roads

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Posted at 1:54 PM, Jun 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-14 18:08:53-04

LIBBY - Lincoln County emergency officials are reporting sections of two area roads have been closed due to flooding.

Highway 508 is closed between mile marker 4 and mile marker 18 due to flooding on the highway in Yaak.

Additionally, county road crews have shut down East Side Road between mile marker 6 and 17 Mile Road due to several road washouts.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office issued a Code Red alert to area residents advising them of the situation on Tuesday afternoon.

The latest road conditions in Montana can be found here.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Yaak River until June 15, 2022.

The Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency notes there is no current reported flooding from the Yaak River.