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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:15 AM MST Feb. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
rain and snowmelt in...
southeastern Blaine County in central Idaho...
Lincoln County in south central Idaho...
Minidoka County in south central Idaho...

* until 1115 am MST Monday

* emergency management officials continue to report flooding in
central and southern Minidoka County, extreme southern Blaine
County, and nearly all of Lincoln County. More snow is expected,
and temperatures will remain below freezing through at least
Sunday, but flooding conditions will continue to persist for
several more days.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Shoshone, Paul, Richfield, Minidoka,
Dietrich, Acequia, Shoshone ice caves, Bear Trap Airport, Kimama
and Laidlaw Corrals Airport.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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


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Special Statement
Issued: 1:01 PM MST Feb. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Snow and wind Monday...

A storm system will sweep into the central Idaho mountains Sunday
afternoon and across the remainder of southeast Idaho Sunday night
before exiting east of the region Monday evening. Storm total
snowfall of 4 to 10 inches can be expected in the central and
eastern mountains above 6000 feet with 1 to 3 inches in the valleys
and southern Highlands through Monday afternoon. In addition to the
snowfall, breezy winds are expected to develop across the region
creating areas of blowing and drifting snow with reduced visibility.
Motorists planning travel through southeast Idaho Monday should be
prepared for difficult winter driving conditions and allow extra
time to reach your destination.



101 PM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

... Snow and wind Monday...

A storm system will sweep into the central Idaho mountains Sunday
afternoon and across the remainder of southeast Idaho Sunday night
before exiting east of the region Monday evening. Storm total
snowfall of 4 to 10 inches can be expected in the central and
eastern mountains above 6000 feet with 1 to 3 inches in the valleys
and southern Highlands through Monday afternoon. In addition to the
snowfall, breezy winds are expected to develop across the region
creating areas of blowing and drifting snow with reduced visibility.
Motorists planning travel through southeast Idaho Monday should be
prepared for difficult winter driving conditions and allow extra
time to reach your destination.