Greg Gianforte declared disaster on Flooding in Rocky Boy, Fort Belknap, and Hill County.

(Listening Area) On May 24th Governor Greg Gianforte issued an executive order declaring a statewide disaster in response to recent flooding in northern and central Montana.

Beginning on May 5, 2024, moderate to major flooding occurred due to heavy snowfall and rainfall causing damage to critical infrastructure in low lying and poor drainage areas.

The Fort Belknap Indian Community, the Rocky Boy’s Agency, and Chouteau and Hill counties also enacted emergency or disaster declarations in response to the conditions, with several of them reporting extensive damage to infrastructure.

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