Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
155 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017


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Eastern Magic Valley-Sawtooth Mountains-Upper Snake Highlands-
South Central Highlands-Caribou Highlands-
Cache Valley/Idaho Portion-Wasatch Mountains/Idaho Portion-
Big and Little Wood River Region-Lost River/Pahsimeroi-
Including the cities of Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Stanley,
Clayton, St. Anthony, Ashton, Island Park, Driggs, Victor,
Malad City, Oakley, Rockland, Henry, Soda Springs, Downey,
Lava Hot Springs, Preston, Montpelier, Hailey, Ketchum, Bellevue,
Arco, Challis, and Mackay
155 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Idaho, eastern Idaho, south central Idaho,
  and southeast Idaho, including the following areas, in central
  Idaho, Big and Little Wood River Region, Lost
  River/Pahsimeroi, and Sawtooth Mountains. In eastern Idaho,
  Upper Snake Highlands. In south central Idaho, Eastern Magic
  Valley. In southeast Idaho, Cache Valley/Idaho Portion,
  Caribou Highlands, South Central Highlands, and Wasatch
  Mountains/Idaho Portion.

* Through Thursday morning

* Excessive snowmelt, mainly below 7000 feet.

* Warm temperatures and periods of precipitation will continue
  over areas where significant snow pack remains. Rapid snowmelt
  is possible in these areas which could create significant low
  land flooding. Water over roads and flooding near homes is
  possible. Areas near creeks and streams may be especially
  vulnerable to runoff flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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