Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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WGUS45 KPIH 241721
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
1121 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following Rivers in Idaho...
  Portneuf River at Pocatello AFFECTING Bannock County
For the Portneuf River...including Portneuf River at Pocatello...
Minor Flooding is occurring...with Moderate Flooding forecast.

.Multiple weather disturbances will continue to bring additional
rainfall to the area. Up to a half inch of rain is expected through
Monday night. An additional half inch of rain is possible with a
second disturbance that will arrive Wednesday and continue into
Thursday morning. This will result in increasing flows on the
Portneuf River at Pocatello.


Safety Message...Persons near the River should be aware of the
expected high water and take action to protect property.


1121 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Portneuf River at Pocatello.
* At 10:45 AM Monday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 8.5 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Moderate Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue rising to near 10.1 feet by
  Thursday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Significant flooding of agricultural land
  will occur from the Inkom and Blackrock area. Lowland flooding will
  occur along sections of the river in Pocatello from Portnuef Gap to
  the Cheyenne Avenue Bridge and downstream of the concrete channel
  beginning at Sacajawea Park.


                       Fld     Observed           Forecast 6 AM
Location               Stg   Stg Day Time       Tue    Wed    Thu

Portneuf River
  Portneuf River at Po 8.5   9.7 Mon 11 AM      9.9    9.9   10.1


LAT...LON 4298 11257 4276 11237 4263 11228 4265 11213
      4286 11225 4301 11253


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