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MTN News special report: Troubled Waters - Montana's Historic Floods

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Posted at 2:48 PM, Jun 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-23 16:48:23-04

GREAT FALLS — On Friday, June 24, 2022, MTN News will broadcast a one-hour special about the historic flooding that has devastated parts of Montana.

The flooding was particularly devastating in several counties, notably Stillwater, Carbon, and Park.

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The waters destroyed homes, businesses, and infrastructure in numerous communities, including Gardiner, Red Lodge, Laurel, and Livingston.

Flooding in Red Lodge

Flooding also affected Yellowstone National Park, which had to close for more than a week due to washed-out roads.

Yellowstone National Park flooding June 2022
Yellowstone National Park flooding June 2022

The special report will highlight the damage, the emergency response, and the recovery efforts that continue.

"Troubled Waters" will air on KXLF and other MTN stations on Friday at 6 p.m.

MTN stations across the state are raising money to support affected communities. The MTN Flood Relief Campaign is a KXLF initiative in collaboration with the Scripps Howard Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.  Contributions will be used to help Montana communities and are tax-deductible. Click here if you would like to help.