Looks like area rivers will run full but more-or-less within their banks for the next few days.
Here’s an overview of the situation from the Missoulian . . .
The 2011 flood season will go on hold for a few days while Mother Nature decides what to do next.
Most western Montana rivers passed their peak rise on Friday and were forecast to hold steady within a few inches of their initial flood stage, National Weather Service meteorologist Bruce Bauck said.
Those hydrographs should stay flat through the middle of next week as a cool, wet weather system moves across the state.
Unfortunately, that means the remaining mountain snowpack will remain a while longer, leaving the potential for future runoff surges…