Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Missoula MT
423 PM MST Sun Feb 4 2018 /323 PM PST Sun Feb 4 2018/

...Potential For Low Land Flooding This Week...

 * Over the last 48 hours many locations in central Idaho have
   received 1 to 2 inches of new rain.

 * Observations show snow melt at elevations below 5,000 feet is
   starting to contribute to run off.

 * The heaviest rain is expected Sunday night through Monday
   morning, with many locations getting at least another inch.

 * Weather spotters and local county officials have reported that
   the soil is saturated and some hills are starting to slough
   off.

 * Main stem rivers and streams are not expected to flood, but...

 * Rapid rises in small streams and ponding of water are
   expected.

 * The continued rain has increased the risk for land/rock/snow
   slides.

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