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Idaho, Upper Snake Highlands

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:36 AM MDT on March 30, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 31, 2017


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

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 Friday afternoon

* excessive snowmelt along with rainfall.

* Above freezing temperatures and moderate to heavy rainfall today
will exacerbate snowmelt across the watch area resulting in the
potential for flooding in lower elevations through Friday.

* Water continued to flow over the magic dam spillway with
downstream flows on the Big Wood River across Lincoln County
expected to reach upwards of 5000 cfs around 6 PM MDT Thursday
evening. At 5300 cfs, floodwaters spread downstream from the
Reservoir along the Big Wood River reaching within one foot of Highway
75. The flooding is expected to be similar to the event that
occurred in 2006.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

Individuals living near the Big Wood River downstream of the
magic dam should be alert to possible flooding.

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 11:36 AM MDT on March 30, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 31, 2017


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

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 Friday afternoon

* excessive snowmelt along with rainfall.

* Above freezing temperatures and moderate to heavy rainfall today
will exacerbate snowmelt across the watch area resulting in the
potential for flooding in lower elevations through Friday.

* Water continued to flow over the magic dam spillway with
downstream flows on the Big Wood River across Lincoln County
expected to reach upwards of 5000 cfs around 6 PM MDT Thursday
evening. At 5300 cfs, floodwaters spread downstream from the
Reservoir along the Big Wood River reaching within one foot of Highway
75. The flooding is expected to be similar to the event that
occurred in 2006.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

Individuals living near the Big Wood River downstream of the
magic dam should be alert to possible flooding.

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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Alabama - Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement, Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Georgia -
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Winter Storm Watch
Massachusetts - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
New York - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
North Dakota - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Tornado Watch , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Warning
Oregon - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Winter Weather Advisory
South Carolina - Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Wind Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Utah - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Watch
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement
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