Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
1141 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 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
1141 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch is now in effect 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 Friday afternoon

* Excessive snowmelt along with rainfall.

* Above freezing temperatures and moderate to heavy rainfall
  starting Wednesday night and continuing through Thursday night
  will enhance the runoff from near record snow pack in the higher
  elevations.

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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