River Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
National Weather Service  Spokane, WA
420 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...Continued periods of rain and runoff from melting highland
snow will keep area waterways running high through this week...

...In addition to elevated water levels on the rivers listed below,
flooding will potentially continue on area lakes. These lakes
include: Williams Lake, Newman Lake, Medical Lake, Eloika Lake,
Davis Lake, and Sprague Lake...

Monitor current water levels on the web at:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=otx

Here are some forecasts for area rivers and lakes:

WAC063-291120-
420 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

Little Spokane River at Dartford
 Flood stage >> 6.5 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 6.0 feet at 03/28 03:45.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Little Spokane River at Dartford is forecast to continue to
  fall before rising again by Wednesday morning. It is forecast to
  rise just above minor flood stage Thursday morning...and is
  expected to crest at 6.6 ft by Thursday afternoon. It will drop
  below flood stage by Friday morning.forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=LSDW1
  For the Little Spokane River at Dartford Minor flooding can be
  expected during the crest. forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=LSDW1



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IDC021-291120-
420 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

Kootenai River at Bonners Ferry
 Flood stage >> 64.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 57.1 feet at 03/28 03:15.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Kootenai River at Bonners Ferry is forecast to continue to fall.
  Another rise is expected late Wednesday and the river
  will rise above action stage by Thursday afternoon...reaching
  levels around 57.4 ft by the end of the week.
  03/31 19:00. At this time...any rise is expected to remain below
  flood stage levels. forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=BFEI1



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