River Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
National Weather Service  Spokane, WA
1217 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...Continued periods of rain and runoff from melting highland snow
will keep area waterways running high through next week...

...In addition to elevated water levels on the rivers listed below,
flooding will potentially continue on area lakes. These lakes
include: Williams Lake, Newman Lake, Medical Lake, Eloika Lake,
Davis Lake, and Sprague Lake...

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:

WAC063-261917-
1217 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

Little Spokane River at Dartford
 Flood stage >> 6.5 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 6.3 feet at 03/25 10:45.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Little Spokane River at Dartford is forecast rise to near
  6.4 feet by Saturday night before falling to levels near 6.0 feet
  by Monday morning and remaining there through the middle of next
  week. Another rise is possible by late next week.
  Forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=LSDW1



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IDC021-261917-
1217 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

Kootenai River at Bonners Ferry
 Flood stage >> 64.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 57.5 feet at 03/25 11:15.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Kootenai River at Bonners Ferry is forecast to continue to fall
  to levels of around 56.0 feet by Wednesday or Thursday. Another
  rise to near 57.0 feet is expected by late next week.
  At this time...any rise is expected to remain below
  flood stage levels.
  Forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=BFEI1



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