Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
221 PM MST WED FEB 4 2015

...SIGNIFICANT RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS EXPECTED THROUGH THE
WEEKEND...

MOIST WESTERLY FLOW OFF THE PACIFIC WILL BRING SEVERAL ROUNDS OF
PRECIPITATION AND RISING SNOW LEVELS TO THE AREA THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. THE BULK OF THE MOISTURE IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE LATE
THURSDAY AND REMAIN ACROSS THE AREA INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
BAKER COUNTY AND ACROSS THE WEST CENTRAL AND BOISE
MOUNTAINS...WHERE TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT. SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN 5500 AND
6500 FEET ACROSS BAKER COUNTY AND CENTRAL IDAHO...TO BETWEEN 6500
AND 7500 FEET NEAR THE NEVADA BORDER.

MAINSTEM RIVER FLOODING IS NOT FORECAST AT THIS TIME...BUT THE
COMBINATION OF RAINFALL AND SNOWMELT WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT RISES ON
AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS...ESPECIALLY IN THE WEISER BASIN.

THOSE LIVING NEAR CREEKS...STREAMS AND RIVERS SHOULD MONITOR THE
FORECAST AND BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER LEVELS OVER THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS.

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