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Idaho, Sawtooth Mountains

Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 1:55 PM MDT on March 22, 2017

Expires 2:45 PM EDT on March 23, 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.




1239 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
southeastern Custer County in central Idaho...
Central Butte County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 1245 PM MDT Thursday

* at 1232 PM MDT, emergency management reported minor flooding due
to snowmelt continues along the Highway 93 corridor from
Darlington, to Moore, to west of Arco. Water was flowing across
the Road and damaging a culvert on 3400 west off of Highway 93
north of Moore, and minor Road damage has occurred at other
locations across the advisory area. Area streams and creeks are
running high, especially Antelope Creek southwest of Darlington.
With warm temperatures and precipitation in the forecast, minor
flooding along creeks and streams and in fields and low lying
areas is expected to continue.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Arco, grouse, Darlington and Moore.

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 4381 11332 4368 11332 4359 11324 4354 11329
      4357 11344 4363 11349 4367 11342 4376 11342
      4366 11362 4369 11364 4378 11346 4380 11349
      4387 11357 4392 11350 4393 11340


Ksmith/dmh



Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 1:55 PM MDT on March 22, 2017

Expires 2:45 PM EDT on March 23, 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.




1239 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
southeastern Custer County in central Idaho...
Central Butte County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 1245 PM MDT Thursday

* at 1232 PM MDT, emergency management reported minor flooding due
to snowmelt continues along the Highway 93 corridor from
Darlington, to Moore, to west of Arco. Water was flowing across
the Road and damaging a culvert on 3400 west off of Highway 93
north of Moore, and minor Road damage has occurred at other
locations across the advisory area. Area streams and creeks are
running high, especially Antelope Creek southwest of Darlington.
With warm temperatures and precipitation in the forecast, minor
flooding along creeks and streams and in fields and low lying
areas is expected to continue.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Arco, grouse, Darlington and Moore.

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 4381 11332 4368 11332 4359 11324 4354 11329
      4357 11344 4363 11349 4367 11342 4376 11342
      4366 11362 4369 11364 4378 11346 4380 11349
      4387 11357 4392 11350 4393 11340


Ksmith/dmh



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