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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,
510 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
The Flood Watch continues 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.
* Through Friday morning
* Additional rainfall amounts of a half inch to three quarters of
an inch will be common over the Idaho Panhandle and the eastern
third of Washington by late tonight. Some mountainous locations
will have the potential for over an inch of rainfall by Thursday
* Water tables are running high from the last few weeks of wet
weather and melting snow. Localized field flooding is already
occurring and will likely to worsen by Thursday morning. 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.