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Flood Coordination for Local Communities

This page is intended for Floodplain Administrators and other community officials. Use the links below to access information discussed on DNRC's Flood Coordination Calls for Local Communities. 

Message from Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney (April 2018)
Joint DNRC/DES Letter to Local Communities (4/18/2018)

Weekly Agency Reports/Updates

May 2, 2018
DES Multi-Agency Coordination Group Notes
DNRC Flood Preparedness Report (coming soon)
April 26, 2018
April 18, 2018
April 12, 2018
April 6, 2018

Flood Coordination Calls

June 1 Call: Substantial Damage Assessments
May 25 Call
May 18 Call
May 11 Call: Duties AFTER a flood
April 27 Call: Duties DURING a flood
April 13 Call: Duties BEFORE a flood
March 30 Call: Disaster Duties Overview

Flood Coordination Calls are held every other week throughout the 2018 flood season. They are intended to provide communities with training on their National Flood Insurance Program responsibilities before, during, and after a flood. For more information, contact .

More resources can be found in the drop down menus under each Flood Coordination Call:
FPA Duties Before the Flood
FPA Duties DURING a Flood
FPA Duties AFTER a Flood (2018) (Coming soon)
FEMA Disaster Declaration Process

State Declaration Process
Property Owners Notice
SD Notice to Property Owners
Costs that Must be Included in SD and SI
Substantial Damage Brochure Example
Sandbagging Notice Example
How to Do a Substantial Damage Assessment
Substantial Damage Assessment Webinar

What is my flood risk? 

Most homeowner's insurance doesn't cover flooding. How do I get flood coverage? 

I want to prepare my home and family for flood. What can I do?

Where do I get flood and weather forecast information?

For local weather information, go to and click on the area of concern. You can also contact the service hydrologist or forecaster on duty in the following offices: 

  >  Billings Weather Service office, 406-652-0851
  >  Glasgow Weather Service office, 406-228-4042
  >  Great Falls Weather Service office, 406-453-2081
  >  Missoula Weather Service office,  406-329-4840