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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 11:51 AM MDT Mar. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

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 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. Expect a period of rain below
6500 feet from late Friday afternoon through Saturday morning as
well which may add to the problems at low 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.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 11:51 AM MDT Mar. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

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 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. Expect a period of rain below
6500 feet from late Friday afternoon through Saturday morning as
well which may add to the problems at low 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.