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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:11 AM MDT on March 24, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on March 25, 2017


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

* excessive snowmelt along with rain, mainly below 7000 feet.

* Warm temperatures and periods of lower elevation rain will
enhance snowmelt across the region resulting in areas of low
land flooding. Water over roads and flooding near homes is
possible. Areas near creeks and streams may be especially
vulnerable to runoff flooding. Periods of rain below 6500 feet
is expected tonight through Saturday morning as well as Sunday
night and Monday which will exacerbate runoff issues in the
lower 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

Statement as of 11:11 AM MDT on March 24, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on March 25, 2017


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

* excessive snowmelt along with rain, mainly below 7000 feet.

* Warm temperatures and periods of lower elevation rain will
enhance snowmelt across the region resulting in areas of low
land flooding. Water over roads and flooding near homes is
possible. Areas near creeks and streams may be especially
vulnerable to runoff flooding. Periods of rain below 6500 feet
is expected tonight through Saturday morning as well as Sunday
night and Monday which will exacerbate runoff issues in the
lower 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.




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