Blaine County, Idaho
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Flood Warning
Blaine ID-Lincoln ID-Minidoka ID-
1117 AM MST TUE FEB 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Rain and Snowmelt in...
Southeastern Blaine County in central Idaho...
Lincoln County in south central Idaho...
Minidoka County in south central Idaho...

* Until 1145 AM MST Thursday

* At approx. 10:00 AM MST, emergency management officials reported
reported continued flooding for mainly Northern and Eastern
Lincoln county as well as Southeast Blaine county. Widespread
flooding continues for Minidoka county too. Additional rain on
snow and saturated ground as well as windy conditions will create
additional low-lying flooding this afternoon through the evening.
A cool down and overall dry period Wednesday through most of the
weekend will aide to slow down of flooding, though it may take a
couple of days to see the full effect.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Shoshone, northern Lake Walcott, Paul,
Richfield, Minidoka, Dietrich, Acequia, Shoshone Ice Caves, Bear
Trap Airport, Kimama and Laidlaw Corrals Airport.


Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


LAT...LON 4320 11460 4319 11324 4276 11324 4276 11318
4268 11318 4267 11324 4262 11325 4269 11337
4266 11355 4252 11370 4256 11378 4254 11393
4276 11393 4277 11405 4281 11405 4281 11435
4285 11438 4285 11460

Winter Storm Warning
Eastern Magic Valley-Lower Snake River Plain-
Including the cities of Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, and Pocatello
232 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017


The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow, which is in effect
until 11 AM MST Friday. The Winter Weather Advisory is no longer
in effect.

* IMPACTS...Snow covered and slick roads and reduced visibility
from falling and blowing snow, creating hazardous driving

* TIMING...Snow, heavy at times especially along and north of
Interstate 86 this morning and along and south of Interstate 86
tonight and Friday morning. Increasing westerly winds this
afternoon through this evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 7
inches, highest along the Interstate 86 corridor and southern

* CONFIDENCE...Timing, medium to high. Amounts and location of
heaviest snowfall, low to medium.

* LOCATIONS...Pocatello, American Falls, Fort Hall, Blackfoot.


A winter storm warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and
water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.



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