Today  Partly sunny, with a high near 35. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

Tonight  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

Friday   A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind around 8 mph.

Friday Night   A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southwest wind around 8 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Saturday   Partly sunny, with a high near 37. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

Madison County Montana Emergency Information

Thursday December 18, 2014

updated twice daily  

The Madison County Commissioners hope you have found this web-site helpful in understanding the beauty and flavor of Madison County - and in staying aware of the dynamic daily occurrences in one of the most spectacular counties in
North America.

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Fall colors near Virginia City Sept. 28, 2010
Feb. 12th - Starry Night in Twin Bridges
March sunset - Madison County
A cowboy leaves his horse during Tuesday's June 28th Senior Rodeo Competition in Twin Bridges. Special thanks to Ruby Valley Ambulance for providing stand-by emergency medical service during the event.
Madison Valley Fire Chief Shawn Christensen (L) talks with DES Director Chris Mumme and Sheriff Dave Schenk at the fire in Alder Gulch on July 19, 2011. Units from VC Fire, Madison Valley Fire, Alder Fire, DNRC and the USFS responded to the incident.
Virginia City Trailer Fire
River Search Command Post

Above: Ice Jam - November 2014
Jefferson River looking downstream toward Silver Star from Hells Canyon. The river has a considerable head start on freezing flood and ice jam conditions. The coldest two months of the year are still ahead and the river is already causing concern with a nearly 5 mile long ice jam. DES will continue monitoring the river and issue advisories, watches and warnings as necessary.

Madison Valley Medical Center personnel help prepare a patient for transport with Summit Air ambulance based in Belgrade. The Air Ambulance landed next to Madison Valley Hospital on US Hwy 287 with the help of Madison Valley Rural Volunteer Fire department and the Madison County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday November 21, 2012. Photo C. Mumme
August 28th 2012: Firefighters scrambled to save a structure on the 19 Mile Fire - near Harding Way (backroad from Madison County to Butte). Units from Jefferson County, Madison County, Butte, Beaverhead County, DNRC and USFS were on the scene of the 4000+ acre fire.
River Rescue photos below
Nighttime thunderstorms roll through the outskirts of Twin Bridges after a supercell storm caused damage earlier in the day on Thursday, August 1st, 2013
Madison County's one year old dispatch center