River Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
National Weather Service  Spokane, WA
631 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

Unseasonably warm weather is expected through much of the week. This
will result in another round of abundant snow melt and runoff which will lead to
significant rises on many of the rivers near the Cascades as well as near
the Canadian Border. The runoff will be further enhanced by rain from showers
and thunderstorms through Thursday. Minor flooding will be
possible by early next week on the Okanogan River near Tonasket.

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:

WAC047-060131-
631 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

Okanogan River near Tonasket
 Flood stage >> 15.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 13.2 feet at 05/04 18:15.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Okanogan River near Tonasket is forecast to rise above 14.0 feet
  Thursday afternoon and continue rising. The river may reach flood
  stage early next week. forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=TONW1



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WAC007-060131-
631 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

Entiat River near Ardenvoir
 Flood stage >> 7.5 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 5.6 feet at 05/04 18:00.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Entiat River near Ardenvoir is expected to continue to rise and
  to reach a level of 6.0 by 05/06 11:00. At this time...any rise is
  expected to remain below flood stage. forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=ARDW1



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IDC021-060131-
631 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

Kootenai River at Bonners Ferry
 Flood stage >> 64.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 54.9 feet at 05/04 18:15.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Kootenai River at Bonners Ferry is expected to continue to rise
  and to reach a level of 57.3 by 05/07 18:00. 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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WAC007-060131-
631 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

Stehekin River at Stehekin
 Flood stage >> 24.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 22.9 feet at 05/04 17:30.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Stehekin River at Stehekin is expected to continue to rise and
  to reach a level of 23.7 by 05/05 05:00. At this time...any rise is
  expected to remain below flood stage. forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=STHW1



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