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Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:02 PM MDT on March 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
central Blaine County in central Idaho...

* until 215 PM MDT Thursday

* at 155 PM MDT, minor flooding continues in the vicinity of Carey
and Picabo. Water is flowing across several roads in and around
Carey. Minor flooding is also affecting several basements.
Ditches, streams, and creeks across the advisory area are near or
above bankful. With warm temperatures and rain in the forecast,
flooding along creeks and streams and across fields and low lying
areas is expected to continue, and may increase over the next
several days. If flooding increases, water may begin to impact
Highway 26 northeast of Carey.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carey, Picabo and Gannett.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 4335 11440 4336 11418 4331 11398 4335 11397
      4335 11389 4320 11390 4320 11438 4326 11437
      4326 11439


Ksmith/dmh


155 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues 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
mountains/Idaho portion.

* Through Thursday morning

* excessive snowmelt, mainly below 7000 feet.

* Warm temperatures and periods of precipitation will continue
over areas where significant snow pack remains. Rapid snowmelt
is possible in these areas which could create significant low
land flooding. Water over roads and flooding near homes is
possible. Areas near creeks and streams may be especially
vulnerable to runoff flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.




Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:02 PM MDT on March 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
central Blaine County in central Idaho...

* until 215 PM MDT Thursday

* at 155 PM MDT, minor flooding continues in the vicinity of Carey
and Picabo. Water is flowing across several roads in and around
Carey. Minor flooding is also affecting several basements.
Ditches, streams, and creeks across the advisory area are near or
above bankful. With warm temperatures and rain in the forecast,
flooding along creeks and streams and across fields and low lying
areas is expected to continue, and may increase over the next
several days. If flooding increases, water may begin to impact
Highway 26 northeast of Carey.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carey, Picabo and Gannett.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 4335 11440 4336 11418 4331 11398 4335 11397
      4335 11389 4320 11390 4320 11438 4326 11437
      4326 11439


Ksmith/dmh


155 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues 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
mountains/Idaho portion.

* Through Thursday morning

* excessive snowmelt, mainly below 7000 feet.

* Warm temperatures and periods of precipitation will continue
over areas where significant snow pack remains. Rapid snowmelt
is possible in these areas which could create significant low
land flooding. Water over roads and flooding near homes is
possible. Areas near creeks and streams may be especially
vulnerable to runoff flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.




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