River Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
National Weather Service  Spokane, WA
713 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...RIVERS ON THE RISE AGAIN THROUGH MID WEEK....

The combination of rain and snowmelt due to mild temperatures
early this week will result in increased runoff across the
region. The Spokane, Coeur d`Alene, St. Joe and Palouse basins
will be at higher risk for river levels rising to bankfull or
approaching their respective flood stage.

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:

IDC057-WAC075-210313-
713 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

Palouse River near Potlatch
 Flood stage >> 15.0 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 11.4 feet at 02/19 18:15.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Palouse River near Potlatch is forecast to rise to bankfull
  Tuesday afternoon and may reach its flood stage of 15 feet Tuesday
  evening. The Palouse River may experience Minor flooding during the crest Tuesday night before receding on Wednesday.
  forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=PLOI1



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WAC063-210313-
713 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

Little Spokane River at Dartford
 Flood stage >> 6.5 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 5.2 feet at 02/19 17:45.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The Little Spokane River at Dartford is expected to continue to rise
  and go above bankfull Tuesday night. At this time...any rise
  is expected to remain below flood stage. forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=LSDW1



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IDC009-210313-
713 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

St Joe River at St Maries
 Flood stage >> 32.5 feet.
 Most recent reading >> 26.1 feet at 02/19 18:30.
 Forecast / remarks >>
  The St Joe River at St Maries is expected to continue to rise and
  reach bankfull by Wednesday morning. At this time...any rise is
  expected to remain below flood stage. forecast website >>
  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=SJMI1



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