Heavy rains cause flooding in south-central Montana
Published 2 months ago by The Billings Gazette

Crew members work to construct a dike around the water plant in Laurel on Wednesday. Heavy rainfall is causing major flooding throughout Yellowstone County, prompting the city of Laurel to declare a state of emergency Tuesday afternoon.

Five Mile Creek leaves its banks as it crosses under Highway 87 North on Wednesday.

Crew members work to construct a dike around the water plant in Laurel on Wednesday. Heavy rainfall is causing major flooding throughout Yellowstone County, prompting the city of Laurel to declare a state of emergency Tuesday afternoon.

Crew members work to construct a dike around the water plant in Laurel on Wednesday. Heavy rainfall is causing major flooding throughout Yellowstone County, prompting the city of Laurel to declare a state of emergency Tuesday afternoon.

Crew members work to construct a dike around the water plant in Laurel on Wednesday. Heavy rainfall is causing major flooding throughout Yellowstone County, prompting the city of Laurel to declare a state of emergency Tuesday afternoon.

Only the very top of a fenceline shows as Five Mile Creek leaves its banks along Highway 87 North on Wednesday.

Debris clings to fenceline where Five Mile Creek left its banks along Alexander Road north of Billings on Wednesday.

Grass is matted down where Five Mile Creek left its banks along Alexander Road north of Billings on Wednesday.

Flooding in Carbon County washed out a culvert on Montaqua Road Tuesday n ...

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