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Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:18 AM MDT on March 28, 2017

Expires 1:18 PM EDT on March 29, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Portneuf River at Pocatello.
* At 11:00 am Tuesday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fluctuate between 8.6 and
9.4 feet through April 6. Additional rises may be possible
thereafter.
* Impact... at 9.4 feet... water will encroach around sitting benches
near the river at the Pacific recycling trailhead.




                       Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri

Portneuf River
Portneuf River at po 8.5 8.9 Tue 11 am 8.7 8.9 9.2




Lat... Lon 4298 11257 4276 11237 4263 11228 4265 11213


Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 11:41 AM MDT on March 28, 2017

Expires 3:15 PM EDT on March 31, 2017


... Flood Watch now in effect through Friday afternoon...

The Flood Watch is now in effect 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 Friday afternoon

* excessive snowmelt along with rainfall.

* Above freezing temperatures and moderate to heavy rainfall
starting Wednesday night and continuing through Thursday night
will enhance the runoff from near record snow pack in the higher
elevations.

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.



Messick



101 PM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
west central Caribou County in southeastern Idaho...
eastern Bannock County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 215 PM MDT Friday

* emergency management reported high water levels and minor flooding
continues in the Chesterfield to pebble area. The Portneuf River
and King Creek are at full capacity, with some water spilling over
into neighboring fields. At this time, roads and homes are not
affected. However, rivers, creeks, and streams in the advisory
area will continue to run at or just above bankfull, and minor
flooding is expected to continue in low lying areas especially
with additional rainfall expected Wednesday night and Thursday.

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 4286 11184 4279 11181 4273 11194 4274 11198
      4269 11200 4269 11204 4274 11203 4286 11199
      4289 11200 4291 11195 4289 11191 4288 11186


Rs



1230 PM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
a dam floodgate release in...
south central Caribou County in southeastern Idaho...
western Franklin County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 115 PM MDT Friday

* emergency management personnel reported high inflows into the
Alexander Reservoir near Soda Springs due to snowmelt and runoff
which has necessitated dam releases. As a result, minor flooding
of low lying areas is expected along The Bear river downstream
from west of Niter to Thatcher, and from Riverdale south to the
Utah border. Additional flooding will remain possible over the
next several days as high flows from the upstream dams continue.
In addition, elevated flows due to snowmelt and runoff on the cub
river near Franklin and Whitney may result in minor flooding.

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 4214 11199 4220 11190 4222 11180 4232 11174
      4241 11177 4246 11180 4255 11182 4255 11175
      4249 11175 4244 11170 4235 11168 4229 11170
      4222 11175 4218 11176 4215 11180 4207 11177
      4200 11176 4200 11198


Rs


Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 11:41 AM MDT on March 28, 2017

Expires 3:15 PM EDT on March 31, 2017


... Flood Watch now in effect through Friday afternoon...

The Flood Watch is now in effect 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 Friday afternoon

* excessive snowmelt along with rainfall.

* Above freezing temperatures and moderate to heavy rainfall
starting Wednesday night and continuing through Thursday night
will enhance the runoff from near record snow pack in the higher
elevations.

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.



Messick



101 PM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
west central Caribou County in southeastern Idaho...
eastern Bannock County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 215 PM MDT Friday

* emergency management reported high water levels and minor flooding
continues in the Chesterfield to pebble area. The Portneuf River
and King Creek are at full capacity, with some water spilling over
into neighboring fields. At this time, roads and homes are not
affected. However, rivers, creeks, and streams in the advisory
area will continue to run at or just above bankfull, and minor
flooding is expected to continue in low lying areas especially
with additional rainfall expected Wednesday night and Thursday.

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 4286 11184 4279 11181 4273 11194 4274 11198
      4269 11200 4269 11204 4274 11203 4286 11199
      4289 11200 4291 11195 4289 11191 4288 11186


Rs



1230 PM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
a dam floodgate release in...
south central Caribou County in southeastern Idaho...
western Franklin County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 115 PM MDT Friday

* emergency management personnel reported high inflows into the
Alexander Reservoir near Soda Springs due to snowmelt and runoff
which has necessitated dam releases. As a result, minor flooding
of low lying areas is expected along The Bear river downstream
from west of Niter to Thatcher, and from Riverdale south to the
Utah border. Additional flooding will remain possible over the
next several days as high flows from the upstream dams continue.
In addition, elevated flows due to snowmelt and runoff on the cub
river near Franklin and Whitney may result in minor flooding.

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 4214 11199 4220 11190 4222 11180 4232 11174
      4241 11177 4246 11180 4255 11182 4255 11175
      4249 11175 4244 11170 4235 11168 4229 11170
      4222 11175 4218 11176 4215 11180 4207 11177
      4200 11176 4200 11198


Rs


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