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Washington, Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:10 AM PDT on March 29, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on March 31, 2017


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

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Idaho and Washington, including the following
counties, in Idaho, Benewah, Bonner, boundary, Kootenai,
Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, and Shoshone. In Washington, Asotin,
Pend Oreille, Spokane, and Stevens.

* Through Friday morning

* additional rainfall amounts of a half inch to three quarters of
an inch will be common over the Idaho Panhandle and the eastern
third of Washington by late tonight. Some mountainous locations
will have the potential for over an inch of rainfall by Thursday
morning.

* Water tables are running high from the last few weeks of wet
weather and melting snow. Localized field flooding is already
occurring and will likely to worsen by Thursday morning. Small
streams and creeks will see increased flows. This includes the
little Spokane river which is forecast to rise close to minor
flood stage Thursday afternoon. Saturated grounds will also lead
to potential mudslides in steep terrain.

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 5:10 AM PDT on March 29, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on March 31, 2017


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

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Idaho and Washington, including the following
counties, in Idaho, Benewah, Bonner, boundary, Kootenai,
Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, and Shoshone. In Washington, Asotin,
Pend Oreille, Spokane, and Stevens.

* Through Friday morning

* additional rainfall amounts of a half inch to three quarters of
an inch will be common over the Idaho Panhandle and the eastern
third of Washington by late tonight. Some mountainous locations
will have the potential for over an inch of rainfall by Thursday
morning.

* Water tables are running high from the last few weeks of wet
weather and melting snow. Localized field flooding is already
occurring and will likely to worsen by Thursday morning. Small
streams and creeks will see increased flows. This includes the
little Spokane river which is forecast to rise close to minor
flood stage Thursday afternoon. Saturated grounds will also lead
to potential mudslides in steep terrain.

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.




Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Connecticut -
Florida - Fire Weather Warning
Georgia -
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Tornado Watch , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Massachusetts -
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Missouri -
Montana - Winter Storm Watch
Nebraska - Tornado Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
North Carolina - Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Oregon - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Avalanche Warning
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
Rhode Island -
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
Tennessee - High Wind Watch
Texas - Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Special Statement
Virginia - Public Information Statement
Washington - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Avalanche Warning
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch

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