Lower Snake River Plain Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:56 AM MDT Mar. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Portneuf River at Pocatello.
* At 11:31 am Wednesday the stage was 8.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 9.5 feet by
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 Thu Fri Sat

Portneuf River
Portneuf River at po 8.5 8.7 Wed 12 PM 8.8 9.2 9.3




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


Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 1:01 PM MDT Mar. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

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


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 1:01 PM MDT Mar. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

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