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Caribou ID-Bannock ID-
101 PM MDT MON MAR 27 2017
The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the
* Flood Advisory for...
West central Caribou County in southeastern Idaho...
Eastern Bannock County in southeastern Idaho...
* Until 215 PM MDT Friday
* Emergency management reported high water levels and minor flooding
continues in the Chesterfield to Pebble area. The Portneuf River
and King Creek are at full capacity, with some water spilling over
into neighboring fields. At this time, roads and homes are not
affected. However, rivers, creeks, and streams in the advisory
area will continue to run at or just above bankfull, and minor
flooding is expected to continue in low lying areas especially
with additional rainfall expected Wednesday night and Thursday.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.
A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
LAT...LON 4286 11184 4279 11181 4273 11194 4274 11198
4269 11200 4269 11204 4274 11203 4286 11199
4289 11200 4291 11195 4289 11191 4288 11186
1118 AM MDT TUE MAR 28 2017
The Flood Warning continues for
The Portneuf River at Pocatello.
* At 11:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 8.5 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue to fluctuate between 8.6 and
9.4 feet through April 6. Additional rises may be possible
* Impact...At 9.4 feet...Water will encroach around sitting benches
near the river at the Pacific Recycling Trailhead.
Eastern Magic Valley-Sawtooth Mountains-Upper Snake Highlands-
South Central Highlands-Caribou Highlands-
Cache Valley/Idaho Portion-Wasatch Mountains/Idaho Portion-
Big and Little Wood River Region-Lost River/Pahsimeroi-
Including the cities of Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Stanley,
Clayton, St. Anthony, Ashton, Island Park, Driggs, Victor,
Malad City, Oakley, Rockland, Henry, Soda Springs, Downey,
Lava Hot Springs, Preston, Montpelier, Hailey, Ketchum, Bellevue,
Arco, Challis, and Mackay
1141 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017
...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
The Flood Watch is now in effect for
* Portions of central Idaho, eastern Idaho, south central Idaho,
and southeast Idaho, including the following areas, in central
Idaho, Big and Little Wood River Region, Lost
River/Pahsimeroi, and Sawtooth Mountains. In eastern Idaho,
Upper Snake Highlands. In south central Idaho, Eastern Magic
Valley. In southeast Idaho, Cache Valley/Idaho Portion,
Caribou Highlands, South Central Highlands, and Wasatch
* Through Friday afternoon
* Excessive snowmelt along with rainfall.
* Above freezing temperatures and moderate to heavy rainfall
starting Wednesday night and continuing through Thursday night
will enhance the runoff from near record snow pack in the higher
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.