Skip Navigation Link  
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
Image background of Navigation bar Left
Navigation Bar End Cap


This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
tab left off Hydrograph tab right off tab left off River at a Glance tab right off tab left off Download tab right off tab left on tab right on
About this graph
Forecasts for the Yellowstone River at Glendive are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
Return to Area Map

Upstream Gauge - at Miles City Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Sidney
Zoom Level:15
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 65
Moderate Flood Stage: 60
Flood Stage: 53.5
Action Stage: 51.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 66.00 ft on 03/15/1920
(2) 62.80 ft on 03/20/1969
(3) 62.30 ft on 03/21/1978
(4) 61.25 ft on 02/16/1971
(5) 60.50 ft on 03/19/1959
Show More Historic Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 53.50 ft on 03/03/2020
(2) 54.95 ft on 03/22/2019
(3) 52.46 ft on 06/01/2018
(4) 59.07 ft on 03/23/2018
(5) 50.63 ft on 06/09/2017
Show More Recent Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 39.17 ft on 05/16/1961
(2) 39.44 ft on 08/11/1961
Show More Low Water Records
KML Image
Gauge LocationGauge Map Marker
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos Collapse
If you notice any errors in the below information, please contact our Webmaster
67 Much of downtown Glendive will be flooded.
66 This is the flood of record due to ice jam.
65 West Glendive levee will be overtopped flooding most of West Glendive. Interstate 94 will flood at milepost 214 between the Montana 16 exit and the Yellowstone River.
60.5 Marsh Road on the south end of Glendive will flood. Riverview Trailer Park will start to flood.
54 Toepke Park on the east side of the river begins to flood.
53.65 Minor flooding begins at 53.65 feet in a reach 5 miles above and below Glendive.
53.5 This is flood stage.
51.5 Low-land flooding will affect some ranches along the Yellowstone River.
(1) Downstream
(2) Upstream

Other Real-time and/or Archive Data Sources:

Additional Information Collapse
How low could the river get? Glendive Yellowstone River webcam
Collaborative Agencies Collapse
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
NWS Information
National Weather Service
Glasgow Weather Forecast Office
92 Airport Road
Glasgow, MT 59230
(406) 228-4042
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 2-Nov-2020 7:28 PM
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities