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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 3:14 PM MDT May. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
snowmelt in...
Custer County in central Idaho...
Blaine County in central Idaho...
northwestern Butte County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 300 PM MDT Tuesday

* river levels have begun to rise in the central mountains once
again due to warming temperatures. Even warmer temperatures are
expected through mid-week with a resumption of snowmelt flooding
issues expected near Valley Creek in the Stanley Basin, the Big
Wood River near Hailey and Warm Springs, the big Lost River from
Howell ranch to MacKay Reservoir and from Leslie to the Darlington
flats below the MacKay Reservoir, and along Antelope Creek from
grouse toward Darlington. Many back country roads may still be
inundated with water or washed out and travel in those areas is
not advised.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


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Huston


1252 PM MDT Mon may 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Wood River at Hailey.
* At 12:00 PM Monday the stage was 5.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring with levels possibly approaching
moderate flooding later this week.
* Forecast... river levels should begin rising as temperatures
continue to warm significantly through at least Wednesday.
* Impact... at 6.7 feet... some street flooding will occur in the lower
sub-divisions in Hailey and Riverview drive in Bellevue. Draper
preserve in Hailey is inaccessible. Water will be over some
secondary roads in west Ketchum.



                       Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu

Big Wood River
Big Wood River at ha 6.0 5.1 Mon 12 PM 5.6 6.1 6.4




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