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528 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017
The Flood Warning continues for
The Spokane River at Spokane.
* until Tuesday April 04.
* At 4:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 27.81 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.00 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and will continue.
* Forecast...The river is expected to continue to fall to below flood
stage next Tuesday.
LAT...LON 4761 11704 4764 11747 4775 11754 4772 11705 4761 11704
* At 29.0 feet...Flooding of Peaceful Valley, Riverfront Park, and
the Harbor Island area is likely. Sections of Centennial Trail will
* At 28.0 feet...Flooding in sections of Peaceful Valley is likely.
Minor flooding along Upriver Drive and in the Riverpoint Industrial
area is also possible.
* At 27.5 feet...Water will be over one lane of Upriver Drive between
Stone and Regal Streets and encroach onto the shoulder of the road
in other sections of Upriver Drive between Stone and Granite
* At 27.0 feet...Significant stretches of the Centennial Trail
between Mission Avenue and Greene Street will be inundated. Minor
flooding will occur along the river's edge in Peaceful Valley Park
and in the yards of homes at the east end of Water Street. The
River may back up through storm drains onto Main Street near its
intersection with Elm Street in Peaceful Valley. Minor flooding of
low lying areas along the Spokane River Valley will occur.
* At 25.4 feet...Sections of the Centennial Trail along Upriver
Drive, between Mission Avenue and Greene Street, will be covered in
water. Water will be at the trail's edge in several locations along
this same stretch.
Including the cities of Plummer, Tensed, Sandpoint, Priest River,
Blanchard, Careywood, Bonners Ferry, Moyie Springs, Porthill,
Eastport, Naples, Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls, Hayden, Worley,
Bayview, Rathdrum, Athol, Moscow, Potlatch, Deary, Genesee,
Juliaetta, Kendrick, Kamiah, Craigmont, Nezperce, Winchester,
Lewiston, Lapwai, Peck, Culdesac, Gifford, Kellogg, Pinehurst,
Osburn, Wallace, Mullan, Smelterville, Calder, Clarkston, Asotin,
Anatone, Newport, Metaline Falls, Ione, Cusick, Diamond Lake,
Deer Park, Colville, Chewelah, Kettle Falls, Springdale,
1237 PM PDT Tue Mar 28 2017
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of Idaho and Washington, including
the following counties, in Idaho, Benewah, Bonner, Boundary,
Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, and Shoshone. In
Washington, Asotin, Pend Oreille, Spokane, and Stevens.
* From late tonight through Friday morning
* Moderate to heavy rain is forecast to start tonight and linger
through Wednesday. Additional rainfall amounts with the incoming
system will range between 0.50 and 1.20 inches with locally
higher amounts in the Blue Mountains and Camas Prairie.
Temperatures will be mild contributing to snow melt on mid
slopes and northern valleys. The rain combined with snow melt
will create the potential for several inches of runoff.
* Water tables are running high from the last few weeks of wet
weather and snow melt. Localized field flooding is already
occurring and is likely to worsen. Small streams and creeks will
see increased flows. This includes the Little Spokane River
which is forecast to rise close to minor flood stage Thursday
afternoon. Saturated grounds will also lead to potential
mudslides in steep terrain.
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.