Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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WGUS85 KPIH 191720
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FLOOD STATEMENT
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
1120 AM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following Rivers in Idaho..
  Snake River at Lorenzo AFFECTING Jefferson County

For the Snake River...including Snake River at Lorenzo...Minor
Flooding is occurring.

.The Snake River is expected to fluctuate within a few inches of
the flood stage of 10.7 feet at the Lorenzo gage. Releases from
Palisades Reservoir will keep river levels high, but irrigation
demands may temporarily decrease river levels. Seep and ponding
may occur along the banks of the river. Regardless of actual river
levels, the river remains high and swift. Recreationists should
remain aware of the increased risks on and near the river. Keep
children and pets away from the banks of the river.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message...Persons near the River should be aware of the
expected high water and take action to protect property.

&&

IDC051-222020-
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/LORI1.1.ER.180418T0345Z.180418T0915Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
520 PM GMT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Snake River at Lorenzo.
* At 10:15 AM Thursday the stage was 10.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 10.6 feet.
* Impact...At 10.6 feet...(or 16912 cfs) Fields and low-lying areas
  near the river between US HWY 20 bridge near Lorenzo downstream to
  the confluence of the Snake River and Henrys Fork may experience
  seep and ponding. The Lorenzo boat launch may be closed due to high
  flows.

&&


                       Fld     Observed           Forecast 6 AM
Location               Stg   Stg Day Time       Fri    Sat    Sun

Snake River
  Snake River at Loren 10.6  10.7 Thu 10 AM        M      M      M


&&


LAT...LON 4372 11220 4383 11209 4377 11184 4368 11190
      4372 11202



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