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WGUS86 KOTX 230329
FLSOTX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
829 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers and lakes in Idaho...Washington...

Lake Coeur d Alene AFFECTING Benewah and Kootenai Counties Spokane River at Spokane AFFECTING Spokane County St Joe River at St Maries AFFECTING Benewah County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Additional information is available at: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=otx

The spring snow melt runoff in lakes and rivers is dangerously cold and can be life threatening for those that come into contact with the water. Take appropriate precautions.

Be aware of large debris in the river. High water levels can push logs and other large debris into the river...increasing the danger to people and boats.

Never drive cars...Trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. As little as one foot of water on the road can move most vehicles off the road.

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IDC009-055-240329- /O.EXT.KOTX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-170328T0040Z/ /COEI1.1.RS.170318T2330Z.170322T0215Z.170327T1240Z.NO/ 829 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until Monday afternoon... The Flood Warning continues for The Lake Coeur d Alene . * until Monday afternoon. * At 7:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 2134.60 feet. * Flood stage is 2133.00 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring. * Forecast...The lake is expected to continue to fall to below flood stage by Monday morning.

&&

LAT...LON 4773 11694 4771 11656 4733 11667 4730 11696 4773 11694

* At 2134.8 feet...The Couer D'Alene Resort Boardwalk, Independence Point Docks, and the 3rd Street boat launch and parking lot will be partially flooded. City Beach and the City Beach parking area will be partially flooded. Several recreational picnic areas, docks, and campsites around the lake and along the Chain Lakes will between Harrison and Cataldo will be flooded. Businesses at the corner of 10th Street and Lakeshore Drive in Coeur d'Alene may have flooded parking lots and water approaching their buildings. * At 2134.7 feet...The boardwalk that parallels Bellerive Lane on the Spokane River in Coeur d'Alene may be submerged and the docks may be inaccessible. * At 2134.4 feet...Squaw Bay Road at Neachen Bay and Blue Lake Road near Springston Bridge in Harrison may be flooded at this stage. Flooding may also occur at this stage on Black Rock Road east of Highway 3, Lake Road, Thompson Lake Road, Willow Creek Road and Evans Creek Road. * At 2134.0 feet...Harbor Island may begin to experience minor flooding. Water may begin to cover Loffs Bay Road at Loffs Bay. * At 2133.5 feet...Low areas at campground on Wolf Lodge Bay Road, near I-90 and Highgway 97, may begin to flood. * At 2133.0 feet...If there are waves or boat wakes there may be some minor flooding of residential and commercial property around the lake. Flooding of lowland areas and some secondary roads adjacent to Route 3 is likely, including Killarney Lake Road, Bull Run Road, Rainey Hill Road, Medimont Road, and River Road between Highway 3 and Tamarack Ridge Road. Loffs Bay Road at Mica Creek may also begin to flood.

$$

WAC063-240328- /O.EXT.KOTX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-170330T0225Z/ /SPOW1.1.RS.170318T1655Z.170322T0330Z.170329T1425Z.NR/ 829 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until Wednesday March 29... The Flood Warning continues for The Spokane River at Spokane. * until Wednesday March 29. * At 7:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 28.69 feet. * Flood stage is 27.00 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring. * Forecast...The river is expected to continue to fall to below flood stage by Wednesday morning.

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LAT...LON 4761 11704 4764 11747 4775 11754 4772 11705 4761 11704

* At 28.0 feet...Flooding in sections of Peaceful Valley is likely. Minor flooding along Upriver Drive and in the Riverpoint Industrial area is also possible. * At 27.5 feet...Water will be over one lane of Upriver Drive between Stone and Regal Streets and encroach onto the shoulder of the road in other sections of Upriver Drive between Stone and Granite Streets. * At 27.0 feet...Significant stretches of the Centennial Trail between Mission Avenue and Greene Street will be inundated. Minor flooding will occur along the river's edge in Peaceful Valley Park and in the yards of homes at the east end of Water Street. The River may back up through storm drains onto Main Street near its intersection with Elm Street in Peaceful Valley. Minor flooding of low lying areas along the Spokane River Valley will occur. * At 25.4 feet...Sections of the Centennial Trail along Upriver Drive, between Mission Avenue and Greene Street, will be covered in water. Water will be at the trail's edge in several locations along this same stretch.

$$

IDC009-240328- /O.EXT.KOTX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170329T1812Z/ /SJMI1.3.RS.170315T1956Z.170320T0645Z.170329T0612Z.NO/ 829 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until Wednesday March 29... The Flood Warning continues for The St Joe River at St Maries. * until Wednesday March 29. * At 7:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 35.96 feet. * Flood stage is 32.50 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring. * Forecast...The river is expected to continue to fall to below flood stage by Tuesday night.

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LAT...LON 4701 11627 4717 11663 4728 11668 4740 11665 4735 11632

* At 36.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding is likely. Some sections of the St Joe River Road may be inundated. Water will be up to some homes in the trailer park on St Maries River Road. Water will approach the flood gates in the levee at the Aqua Park. * At 35.0 feet...Water will be up to Aqua Avenue in St Maries. * At 33.0 feet...Water may be over St Joe City Road. * At 32.5 feet...Minor flooding will occur throughout the low lying areas of the St Joe Valley. Water will be observed behind levees due to seepage. Minor flooding of the Aqua Park along the river's edge. Outbuildings along the river that are not behind levees may be flooded.

$$





WGUS86 KOTX 222132
FLSOTX

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Spokane WA
232 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

WAC043-222137-
/O.CAN.KOTX.FA.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170322T2315Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Lincoln WA-
232 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...THE FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOWMELT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR SOUTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY...

Waters are receeding in the community of Sprague. While significant ponding of water will continue in low spots where the ground is saturated...the threat for additional significant flooding is low. Thus the flood warning has been cancelled. Please continue to heed any road closures.

LAT...LON 4783 11782 4726 11782 4726 11826 4780 11808 4780 11801 4781 11801 4784 11786 4784 11784

$$

JW





WGUS46 KOTX 221859
FLWOTX

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Spokane WA
1159 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

IDC017-021-079-WAC019-051-063-065-251900-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FA.W.0011.170322T1859Z-170325T1900Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Bonner ID-Boundary ID-Shoshone ID-Stevens WA-Ferry WA-Spokane WA-
Pend Oreille WA-
1159 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Rain and Snowmelt in...
Bonner County in the Panhandle of Idaho...
Boundary County in the Panhandle of Idaho...
Shoshone County in the Panhandle of Idaho...
Stevens County in northeastern Washington...
Ferry County in northeastern Washington...
Central Spokane County in northeastern Washington...
Pend Oreille County in northeastern Washington...

* Until noon PDT Saturday

* Recent rain and snow melt will result in increased runoff with
areas of small stream flooding...as well as field flooding.
Flooding will continue to remain a threat for many area
lakes...including Davis...Williams...Eloika...and Newman. Our
unusually wet and snowy winter has raised the water table
unusually high over north Idaho and a large portion of Washington.
Flooding is ongoing in many areas. This includes the Colville
River going over Highway 395. Additional rainfall is likely today,
Friday, and again next Monday. Friday looks to be the wettest
storm system of the next 5 days.

* The saturated ground has produced conditions ripe for landslides
and debris flows on steep slopes around the area. Residents with
homes on or at the base of hillsides should be aware of the
potential for landslides and watch for trees leaning in unusual
orientations...water and mud seepage where not expected and other
signs of potential ground movement.

* In addition to small stream and field flooding...the Spokane
River...St. Joe River...and Lake Coeur d'Alene will continue
to experience flooding this week.

* Additional mudslides or road washouts are possible as well.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

&&

LAT...LON 4693 11633 4789 11632 4799 11651 4798 11702
4782 11706 4781 11738 4758 11771 4726 11757
4726 11782 4783 11782 4794 11824 4783 11841
4796 11885 4900 11884 4900 11606 4798 11605
4770 11572 4743 11575 4694 11498 4694 11499

$$

JW


WGUS86 KOTX 221753
FLSOTX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
1053 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers and lakes in Idaho...

Lake Coeur d Alene AFFECTING Benewah and Kootenai Counties St Joe River at St Maries AFFECTING Benewah County

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers and lakes in Washington... Spokane River at Spokane AFFECTING Spokane County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Additional information is available at: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=otx

The spring snow melt runoff in lakes and rivers is dangerously cold and can be life threatening for those that come into contact with the water. Take appropriate precautions.

Be aware of large debris in the river. High water levels can push logs and other large debris into the river...increasing the danger to people and boats.

Never drive cars...Trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. As little as one foot of water on the road can move most vehicles off the road.

&&

IDC009-231753- /O.EXT.KOTX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170329T2015Z/ /SJMI1.3.RS.170315T1956Z.170320T0645Z.170329T0815Z.NO/ 1053 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until Wednesday March 29... The Flood Warning continues for The St Joe River at St Maries. * until Wednesday March 29. * At 10:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 36.07 feet. * Flood stage is 32.50 feet. * Moderate flooding is occurring and forecast. * Forecast...The river is expected to forecast to drop to 35.7 feet through Thursday...and then continue falling through next week.

&&

LAT...LON 4701 11627 4717 11663 4728 11668 4740 11665 4735 11632

* At 36.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding is likely. Some sections of the St Joe River Road may be inundated. Water will be up to some homes in the trailer park on St Maries River Road. Water will approach the flood gates in the levee at the Aqua Park. * At 35.0 feet...Water will be up to Aqua Avenue in St Maries. * At 33.0 feet...Water may be over St Joe City Road. * At 32.5 feet...Minor flooding will occur throughout the low lying areas of the St Joe Valley. Water will be observed behind levees due to seepage. Minor flooding of the Aqua Park along the river's edge. Outbuildings along the river that are not behind levees may be flooded.

$$

IDC009-055-231752- /O.EXT.KOTX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-170328T0359Z/ /COEI1.1.RS.170318T2330Z.170322T0215Z.170327T1559Z.NO/ 1053 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until Monday evening... The Flood Warning continues for The Lake Coeur d Alene * until Monday evening. * At 8:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 2134.72 feet. * Flood stage is 2133.00 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The lake is expected to continue to fall to below flood stage by Monday evening.

&&

LAT...LON 4773 11694 4771 11656 4733 11667 4730 11696 4773 11694

* At 2134.8 feet...At this stage, Fernan Creek may begin flowing from Coeur d'Alene Lake into Fernan Lake. * At 2134.8 feet...The Couer D'Alene Resort Boardwalk, Independence Point Docks, and the 3rd Street boat launch and parking lot will be partially flooded. City Beach and the City Beach parking area will be partially flooded. Several recreational picnic areas, docks, and campsites around the lake and along the Chain Lakes will between Harrison and Cataldo will be flooded. Businesses at the corner of 10th Street and Lakeshore Drive in Coeur d'Alene may have flooded parking lots and water approaching their buildings. * At 2134.7 feet...The boardwalk that parallels Bellerive Lane on the Spokane River in Coeur d'Alene may be submerged and the docks may be inaccessible. * At 2134.4 feet...Squaw Bay Road at Neachen Bay and Blue Lake Road near Springston Bridge in Harrison may be flooded at this stage. Flooding may also occur at this stage on Black Rock Road east of Highway 3, Lake Road, Thompson Lake Road, Willow Creek Road and Evans Creek Road. * At 2134.0 feet...Harbor Island may begin to experience minor flooding. Water may begin to cover Loffs Bay Road at Loffs Bay. * At 2133.5 feet...Low areas at campground on Wolf Lodge Bay Road, near I-90 and Highgway 97, may begin to flood. * At 2133.0 feet...If there are waves or boat wakes there may be some minor flooding of residential and commercial property around the lake. Flooding of lowland areas and some secondary roads adjacent to Route 3 is likely, including Killarney Lake Road, Bull Run Road, Rainey Hill Road, Medimont Road, and River Road between Highway 3 and Tamarack Ridge Road. Loffs Bay Road at Mica Creek may also begin to flood.

$$

WAC063-231752- /O.CON.KOTX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /SPOW1.1.RS.170318T1655Z.170322T0330Z.000000T0000Z.NR/ 1053 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for The Spokane River at Spokane. * until further notice. * At 10:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 28.71 feet. * Flood stage is 27.00 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The river is creasting this morning and is forecast to fall this afternoon through next week. The river may drop below flood stage next Wednesday.

&&

LAT...LON 4761 11704 4764 11747 4775 11754 4772 11705 4761 11704

* At 30.0 feet...Significant flooding to homes and roads in Peaceful Valley is likely. Access to Upriver Drive and the Riverpoint area will be disrupted. * At 29.0 feet...Flooding of Peaceful Valley, Riverfront Park, and the Harbor Island area is likely. Sections of Centennial Trail will be inundated. * At 28.0 feet...Flooding in sections of Peaceful Valley is likely. Minor flooding along Upriver Drive and in the Riverpoint Industrial area is also possible. * At 27.5 feet...Water will be over one lane of Upriver Drive between Stone and Regal Streets and encroach onto the shoulder of the road in other sections of Upriver Drive between Stone and Granite Streets. * At 27.0 feet...Significant stretches of the Centennial Trail between Mission Avenue and Greene Street will be inundated. Minor flooding will occur along the river's edge in Peaceful Valley Park and in the yards of homes at the east end of Water Street. The River may back up through storm drains onto Main Street near its intersection with Elm Street in Peaceful Valley. Minor flooding of low lying areas along the Spokane River Valley will occur. * At 25.4 feet...Sections of the Centennial Trail along Upriver Drive, between Mission Avenue and Greene Street, will be covered in water. Water will be at the trail's edge in several locations along this same stretch.

$$


WGUS86 KOTX 221159
FLSOTX

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Spokane WA
459 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

IDC009-017-021-055-057-079-WAC019-051-063-065-221900-
/O.CON.KOTX.FA.W.0010.000000T0000Z-170322T1900Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Latah ID-Bonner ID-Boundary ID-Shoshone ID-Benewah ID-Kootenai ID-
Stevens WA-Ferry WA-Spokane WA-Pend Oreille WA-
459 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOWMELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT WEDNESDAY FOR LATAH...BONNER...BOUNDARY...SHOSHONE...BENEWAH... KOOTENAI...STEVENS...FERRY...SPOKANE AND PEND OREILLE COUNTIES...

* Until noon PDT Wednesday

* Recent rain and snow melt will result in increased runoff with areas of small stream flooding...as well as field flooding. Flooding near streams and lakes including Newman Lake area is possible. Our unusually wet and snowy winter has raised the water table unusually high over north Idaho and a large portion of Washington. Flooding is ongoing in many areas. Additional rainfall is likely today, Friday, and again next Monday. Friday looks to be the wettest storm system of the next 5 days.

* The saturated ground has produced conditions ripe for landslides and debris flows on steep slopes around the area. Residents with homes on or at the base of hillsides should be aware of the potential for landslides and watch for trees leaning in unusual orientations...water and mud seepage where not expected and other signs of potential ground movement.

* In addition to small stream and field flooding...several rivers in Northeast Washington and north Idaho will remain near or above flood stage this week.

* Additional mudslides or road washouts are possible as well.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely.

&&

LAT...LON 4694 11498 4693 11633 4664 11633 4654 11704 4762 11704 4727 11782 4783 11782 4780 11808 4794 11824 4783 11841 4793 11856 4796 11885 4900 11884 4900 11606 4798 11605 4769 11572 4755 11576 4747 11564 4743 11575 4726 11533

$$

SB


WGUS86 KOTX 221154
FLSOTX

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Spokane WA
454 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

WAC043-222315-
/O.CON.KOTX.FA.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170322T2315Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Lincoln WA-
454 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOWMELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR SOUTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY...

Significant flooding is impacting the community of Sprague with water in numerous basements, structures, and over roads. Saturated soils and a high water table have prevented water from receding around the community. Showers today will bring the potential for an additional tenth of an inch or less of rain. A break in the wet weather is expected Thursday then another 0.25 to 0.50" of rain is expected Friday followed by lighter rain events Monday into next week.

LAT...LON 4783 11782 4726 11782 4726 11826 4780 11808 4780 11801 4781 11801 4784 11786 4784 11784

$$

SB


WGUS86 KOTX 221012
FLSOTX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
312 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers and lakes in Idaho...

Lake Coeur d Alene affecting Benewah and Kootenai Counties

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers and lakes in Washington...Idaho... Spokane River at Spokane affecting Spokane County St Joe River at St Maries affecting Benewah County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Additional information is available at: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=otx

The spring snow melt runoff in lakes and rivers is dangerously cold and can be life threatening for those that come into contact with the water. Take appropriate precautions.

Be aware of large FLOATING debris. High water levels can push logs and other large debris into waterways...increasing the danger to people and boats.

Never drive cars, trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. As little as one foot of water on the road can move most vehicles off the road.

&&

IDC009-231012- /O.CON.KOTX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /SJMI1.3.RS.170315T1956Z.170320T0645Z.000000T0000Z.NO/ 312 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for The St Joe River at St Maries. * until further notice. * At 2:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 36.23 feet. * Flood stage is 32.50 feet. * Moderate flooding is occurring and will continue. * Forecast...The river is expected to remain between 36.0 and 36.2 feet through tomorrow afternoon, then begin falling.

&&

LAT...LON 4701 11627 4717 11663 4728 11668 4740 11665 4735 11632 * At 36.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding is likely. Some sections of St Joe River Road may be inundated. Water will be up to some homes in the trailer park on St Maries River Road. Water will approach the flood gates in the levee at the Aqua Park. * At 35.0 feet...Water will be up to Aqua Avenue in St Maries. * At 33.0 feet...Water may be over St Joe City Road. * At 32.5 feet...Minor flooding will occur throughout the low lying areas of the St Joe Valley. Water will be observed behind levees due to seepage. Minor flooding of the Aqua Park along the river's edge. Outbuildings along the river that are not behind levees may be flooded.

$$

IDC009-055-231012- /O.EXT.KOTX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-170328T1938Z/ /COEI1.1.RS.170318T2330Z.170322T0215Z.170328T0738Z.NO/ 312 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until Tuesday afternoon... The Flood Warning continues for Lake Coeur d Alene . * until Tuesday afternoon. * At 1:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 2134.80 feet. * Flood stage is 2133.00 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and will continue. * Forecast...The lake is expected to continue to fall to below flood stage by early next Tuesday morning.

&&

LAT...LON 4773 11694 4771 11656 4733 11667 4730 11696 4773 11694 * At 2134.0 feet...Harbor Island may begin to experience minor flooding. Water may begin to cover Loffs Bay Road at Loffs Bay. * At 2133.5 feet...Low areas at campground on Wolf Lodge Bay Road, near I-90 and Highgway 97, may begin to flood. * At 2133.0 feet...If there are waves or boat wakes there may be some minor flooding of residential and commercial property around the lake. Flooding of lowland areas and some secondary roads adjacent to Route 3 is likely, including Killarney Lake Road, Bull Run Road, Rainey Hill Road, Medimont Road, and River Road between Highway 3 and Tamarack Ridge Road. Loffs Bay Road at Mica Creek may also begin to flood.

$$

WAC063-231012- /O.CON.KOTX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /SPOW1.1.RS.170318T1655Z.170322T0330Z.000000T0000Z.NR/ 312 AM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for The Spokane River at Spokane. * until further notice. * At 1:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 28.66 feet. * Flood stage is 27.00 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and will continue. * Forecast...The river has crested and will remain dangerously high this morning. Water levels will begin falling this afternoon.

&&

LAT...LON 4761 11704 4764 11747 4775 11754 4772 11705 4761 11704 * At 29.0 feet...Flooding of Peaceful Valley, Riverfront Park, and the Harbor Island area is likely. Sections of Centennial Trail will be inundated. * At 28.0 feet...Flooding in sections of Peaceful Valley is likely. Minor flooding along Upriver Drive and in the Riverpoint Industrial area is also possible. * At 27.5 feet...Water will be over one lane of Upriver Drive between Stone and Regal Streets and encroach onto the shoulder of the road in other sections of Upriver Drive between Stone and Granite Streets. * At 27.0 feet...Significant stretches of the Centennial Trail between Mission Avenue and Greene Street will be inundated. Minor flooding will occur along the river's edge in Peaceful Valley Park and in the yards of homes at the east end of Water Street. The River may back up through storm drains onto Main Street near its intersection with Elm Street in Peaceful Valley. Minor flooding of low lying areas along the Spokane River Valley will occur. * At 25.4 feet...Sections of the Centennial Trail along Upriver Drive, between Mission Avenue and Greene Street, will be covered in water. Water will be at the trail's edge in several locations along this same stretch.

$$


WGUS86 KOTX 220432
FLSOTX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
932 PM PDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers and lakes in Idaho...Washington

Lake Coeur d Alene AFFECTING Benewah and Kootenai Counties Spokane River at Spokane AFFECTING Spokane County St Joe River at St Maries AFFECTING Benewah County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Additional information is available at: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=otx

The spring snow melt runoff in lakes and rivers is dangerously cold and can be life threatening for those that come into contact with the water. Take appropriate precautions.

Be aware of large debris in the river. High water levels can push logs and other large debris into the river...increasing the danger to people and boats.

Never drive cars...Trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. As little as one foot of water on the road can move most vehicles off the road.

&&

IDC009-230432- /O.CON.KOTX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /SJMI1.3.RS.170315T1956Z.170320T0645Z.000000T0000Z.NO/ 932 PM PDT TUE MAR 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for The St Joe River at St Maries. * until further notice. * At 8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 36.38 feet. * Flood stage is 32.50 feet. * Moderate flooding is occurring. * Forecast...The river is expected to remain between 36 and 37 feet through Friday afternoon. The river is forecast to steadily fall through the weekend and next week.

&&

LAT...LON 4701 11627 4717 11663 4728 11668 4740 11665 4735 11632

* At 36.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding is likely. Some sections of the St Joe River Road may be inundated. Water will be up to some homes in the trailer park on St Maries River Road. Water will approach the flood gates in the levee at the Aqua Park. * At 35.0 feet...Water will be up to Aqua Avenue in St Maries. * At 33.0 feet...Water may be over St Joe City Road. * At 32.5 feet...Minor flooding will occur throughout the low lying areas of the St Joe Valley. Water will be observed behind levees due to seepage. Minor flooding of the Aqua Park along the river's edge. Outbuildings along the river that are not behind levees may be flooded.

$$

IDC009-055-230432- /O.EXT.KOTX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-170329T0738Z/ /COEI1.1.RS.170318T2330Z.170322T0215Z.170328T1938Z.NO/ 932 PM PDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until Wednesday March 29... The Flood Warning continues for The Lake Coeur d Alene . * until Wednesday March 29. * At 8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 2134.82 feet. * Flood stage is 2133.00 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring. * Forecast...The lake is expected to fall the rest of this week and fall back below its flood stage around early next week.

&&

LAT...LON 4773 11694 4771 11656 4733 11667 4730 11696 4773 11694

* At 2134.8 feet...At this stage, Fernan Creek may begin flowing from Coeur d'Alene Lake into Fernan Lake. * At 2134.8 feet...The Couer D'Alene Resort Boardwalk, Independence Point Docks, and the 3rd Street boat launch and parking lot will be partially flooded. City Beach and the City Beach parking area will be partially flooded. Several recreational picnic areas, docks, and campsites around the lake and along the Chain Lakes will between Harrison and Cataldo will be flooded. Businesses at the corner of 10th Street and Lakeshore Drive in Coeur d'Alene may have flooded parking lots and water approaching their buildings. * At 2134.7 feet...The boardwalk that parallels Bellerive Lane on the Spokane River in Coeur d'Alene may be submerged and the docks may be inaccessible. * At 2134.4 feet...Squaw Bay Road at Neachen Bay and Blue Lake Road near Springston Bridge in Harrison may be flooded at this stage. Flooding may also occur at this stage on Black Rock Road east of Highway 3, Lake Road, Thompson Lake Road, Willow Creek Road and Evans Creek Road. * At 2134.0 feet...Harbor Island may begin to experience minor flooding. Water may begin to cover Loffs Bay Road at Loffs Bay. * At 2133.5 feet...Low areas at campground on Wolf Lodge Bay Road, near I-90 and Highgway 97, may begin to flood. * At 2133.0 feet...If there are waves or boat wakes there may be some minor flooding of residential and commercial property around the lake. Flooding of lowland areas and some secondary roads adjacent to Route 3 is likely, including Killarney Lake Road, Bull Run Road, Rainey Hill Road, Medimont Road, and River Road between Highway 3 and Tamarack Ridge Road. Loffs Bay Road at Mica Creek may also begin to flood.

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WAC063-230432- /O.CON.KOTX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ /SPOW1.1.RS.170318T1655Z.170322T0330Z.000000T0000Z.NR/ 932 PM PDT TUE MAR 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for The Spokane River at Spokane. * until further notice. * At 8:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 28.69 feet. * Flood stage is 27.00 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring. * Forecast...The river is expected to crest Tuesday evening and then gradually fall through the rest of the week.

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LAT...LON 4761 11704 4764 11747 4775 11754 4772 11705 4761 11704

* At 29.0 feet...Flooding of Peaceful Valley, Riverfront Park, and the Harbor Island area is likely. Sections of Centennial Trail will be inundated. * At 28.0 feet...Flooding in sections of Peaceful Valley is likely. Minor flooding along Upriver Drive and in the Riverpoint Industrial area is also possible. * At 27.5 feet...Water will be over one lane of Upriver Drive between Stone and Regal Streets and encroach onto the shoulder of the road in other sections of Upriver Drive between Stone and Granite Streets. * At 27.0 feet...Significant stretches of the Centennial Trail between Mission Avenue and Greene Street will be inundated. Minor flooding will occur along the river's edge in Peaceful Valley Park and in the yards of homes at the east end of Water Street. The River may back up through storm drains onto Main Street near its intersection with Elm Street in Peaceful Valley. Minor flooding of low lying areas along the Spokane River Valley will occur. * At 25.4 feet...Sections of the Centennial Trail along Upriver Drive, between Mission Avenue and Greene Street, will be covered in water. Water will be at the trail's edge in several locations along this same stretch.

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