Caribou Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:59 AM MDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Portneuf River at Pocatello.
* At 11:31 am Sunday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 10.0 feet by
Wednesday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 10.0 feet... significant flooding of agricultural land
will occur from the Inkom and Blackrock area. Lowland flooding will
occur along sections of the river in Pocatello from portnuef gap to
the Cheyenne Avenue bridge and downstream of the Concrete channel
beginning at Sacajawea Park.



                       Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed

Portneuf River
Portneuf River at po 8.5 9.8 sun 12 PM 9.8 9.9 9.9




Lat... Lon 4298 11257 4276 11237 4263 11228 4265 11213
      4286 11225 4301 11253






Special Statement
Issued: 2:28 PM MDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Snow and slushy driving conditions on mountain passes Monday
and Tuesday...

Rain and snow will develop across southeast Idaho Monday and
Tuesday. Snow levels will lower to around 6500 feet elevation
Monday morning and 6000 feet Tuesday morning. Accumulation of 2 to
4 inches is expected on mountain passes over the next two days.
Some of this will melt or turn to slush during the afternoon hours
with temperatures around 40 degrees. The best time for snow to
remain on Road surfaces will be overnight. Difficult driving
conditions are expected on Galena Summit, Banner Summit, Willow
Creek Pass, and most of the passes along the Idaho and Wyoming
border. Be prepared for winter like driving conditions and perhaps
avoiding some of the higher elevation passes if possible.




228 PM MDT sun Apr 23 2017

... Snow and slushy driving conditions on mountain passes Monday
and Tuesday...

Rain and snow will develop across southeast Idaho Monday and
Tuesday. Snow levels will lower to around 6500 feet elevation
Monday morning and 6000 feet Tuesday morning. Accumulation of 2 to
4 inches is expected on mountain passes over the next two days.
Some of this will melt or turn to slush during the afternoon hours
with temperatures around 40 degrees. The best time for snow to
remain on Road surfaces will be overnight. Difficult driving
conditions are expected on Galena Summit, Banner Summit, Willow
Creek Pass, and most of the passes along the Idaho and Wyoming
border. Be prepared for winter like driving conditions and perhaps
avoiding some of the higher elevation passes if possible.