Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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WGUS85 KPIH 161649

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
949 AM MST MON JAN 16 2017

Custer ID-
949 AM MST MON JAN 16 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* Flood Advisory for...
  An Ice Jam in...
  Northern Custer County in central Idaho...

* Until 300 PM MST Friday

* At 946 AM MST, Local law enforcement and BLM personnel continue to
  advise of an ice jam on the Salmon River causing flooding on the
  Challis Bridge Recreation Site. Much of the site is underwater and
  the BLM is implementing a temporary closure at the Challis Bridge
  Recreation site until water recedes.

* Local Law Enforcement has closed this area and wishes to remind
  residents to avoid any flooded areas.


Avoid flooded areas. Cold temperatures pose a safety concern if
people are stuck along the river without help. Hypothermia could set
in quickly if persons or pets become submerged in the cold water.

Report any additional rises of water along the Salmon River to local
law enforcement.


LAT...LON 4445 11422 4445 11423 4449 11420 4449 11418



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