Friday, July 1, 2011
Fourth of July weekend is now upon us and the rivers continue to rage. The Westfork and the main stem of the Bitterroot River are both flowing over 3 times higher than normal. There have been 2 fatalities in as many weeks; one yesterday on the Locsha River (here is the newspaper article link) http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_1b2815da-a324-11e0-acd8-001cc4c002e0.html and one on the Big Hole. They still haven't found the body of the guy on the Big Hole. The forecast is for temps in the mid 80's to low 90's. There will be a huge temptation to venture out on the river. BE SMART AND NOT A STATISTIC!!!!!