River Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
National Weather Service  Spokane, WA
1017 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RIVERS RUNNING HIGH DUE TO MOUNTAIN SNOW MELT...

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:

WAC007-070517-
1017 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

Entiat River near Ardenvoir
 Flood stage >> 7.5 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 5.8 feet at 05/05 21:00.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Entiat River near Ardenvoir is expected to rise above the
  action stage of 6.0 feet on Saturday. The river will likely peak
  around 6.4 feet on Sunday or Sunday night...May 8th.
  At this time...the river is expected to remain below flood stage.
  forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=ARDW1



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IDC021-070517-
1017 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

Kootenai River at Bonners Ferry
 Flood stage >> 64.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 55.4 feet at 05/05 21:15.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Kootenai River at Bonners Ferry is expected to rise near the
  action stage of 57 feet by May 10th or 11th. At this time...any
  rise is expected to remain below flood stage.
  forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=BFEI1



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WAC047-070517-
1017 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

Okanogan River near Tonasket
 Flood stage >> 15.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 13.9 feet at 05/05 21:15.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Okanogan River near Tonasket is expected to rise above the
  action stage of 14.0 feet early Friday morning...May 6th. The latest
  forecast suggests that the river will crest near 14.9 feet on May
  10th...and remain just below the flood stage of 15.0 feet.
  forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=TONW1



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WAC007-070517-
1017 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

Stehekin River at Stehekin
 Flood stage >> 24.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 22.7 feet at 05/05 21:30.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Stehekin River at Stehekin is expected to remain above the
  action stage of 22 feet for the next ten days. At this time...
  the river is forecast to crest on May 9th around 23.9 feet...
  just shy of the flood stage of 24.0 feet.
  forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=STHW1



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