Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Spokane WA
237 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

IDC009-055-057-061-069-079-WAC001-003-023-043-063-075-201015-
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/00000.N.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Latah ID-Nez Perce ID-Shoshone ID-Lewis ID-Benewah ID-Kootenai ID-
Adams WA-Garfield WA-Whitman WA-Lincoln WA-Asotin WA-Spokane WA-
237 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
  Rain and Snowmelt in...
  Latah County in the Panhandle of Idaho...
  Nez Perce County in north central Idaho...
  Shoshone County in the Panhandle of Idaho...
  Lewis County in north central Idaho...
  Benewah County in the Panhandle of Idaho...
  Kootenai County in the Panhandle of Idaho...
  Adams County in north central Washington...
  Garfield County in southeastern Washington...
  Whitman County in eastern Washington...
  Lincoln County in eastern Washington...
  Asotin County in southeastern Washington...
  Spokane County in northeastern Washington...

* Until 215 AM PST Friday

* THE AREAL FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A FLOOD ADVISORY.

* A SECOND ROUND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL WILL OCCUR TONIGHT
  INTO THURSDAY MORNING. RAIN TONIGHT WILL LIKELY CAUSE OUR LOW
  ELEVATION SNOW PACK TO BECOME INCREASINGLY WET AND SLUSHY.

* AN ADDITIONAL QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
  TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* ROAD CREWS IN THE ADVISORY AREA HAVE REPORTED LARGE PUDDLES OVER
  ROADWAYS AND INTERSECTIONS. LARGE PUDDLES MAY DEEPEN TO THE POINT
  THAT THEY CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO HOMES OR OTHER STRUCTURES.

* OTHER POTENTIAL IMPACTS INCLUDE: RISES ON SMALL STREAMS AND
  CREEKS AND A SMALL POTENTIAL FOR ICE JAMS ON CREEKS AND RIVERS AS
  WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

&&

LAT...LON 4600 11692 4600 11759 4662 11785 4655 11817
      4674 11825 4674 11900 4794 11898 4779 11757
      4805 11753 4789 11632 4807 11623 4770 11572
      4746 11564 4743 11575 4694 11496 4693 11633
      4650 11645 4623 11601 4620 11643 4586 11679

$$

SVH



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