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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:15 AM MST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
snowmelt in...
southwestern Cassia County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 1100 am MST Monday

* local law officials reported continued low land flooding along
Goose Creek leading into Oakley Reservoir. Several bridges have
washed out as well. Though cooler temperatures are expected,
continued snow melt is likely especially with several inches of
snow in the forecast. Snow will start this evening through
Thursday. Temperatures will gradually start to rise Saturday and
daytime temperatures will approach the 40s by Monday.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Oakley Reservoir.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are many low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


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