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Flood Warnings for Snake and Portneuf Rivers

Flood warnings have been issued for The Snake River in Jefferson County and the Portneuf River in Pocatello.

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Flood Warning for Portneuf River at Pocatello AFFECTING Bannock County

Warm weather over the past couple of days has accelerated snowmelt runoff into the Portneuf River. The higher flow will push the river just above its flood stage until tomorrow evening with cooler temperatures in the forecast.

* Flood Warning for

The Portneuf River at Pocatello.

* until Monday evening…Or until the Warning is canceled.

* At 6:01 AM Sunday the stage was 8.5 feet.

* Flood Stage is 8.5 feet.

* Minor Flooding is forecast.

* Impact…At 8.5 feet…(or 792 cfs) Sections of Sacajawea Park will

be under water and the trail is usually closed at this level. Marsh

Creek near Inkom may also be over its banks.

Fld Observed Forecast 6 AM

Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed

Portneuf River at Po 8.5 8.5 Sun 06 AM 8.5 8.4 8.3

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Flood Warning for the Snake River near Menan AFFECTING Jefferson County For the Snake River, including Snake River near Menan. Minor Flooding is occurring, with River levels forecast to fall.

Increased releases from Palisades Reservoir have produced high flows along the Snake River.Seep and ponding in fields and low-lying areas is expected and will continue until reservoir releases are decreased or irrigation demand increases.

Recreationists are encouraged to be cautious of high and swift flows along the Snake River. Keep children and pets away from river banks.

* Flood Warning for The Snake River near Menan.

* until further notice…Or until the Warning is canceled.

* At 2:30 PM Saturday the stage was 8.5 feet.

* Flood Stage is 8.5 feet.

* Impact…At 8.5 feet…(or 21584 cfs) Fields and low-lying areas

near the river between the confluence of the Snake River and Henrys

Fork downstream to the Roberts area will have minor flooding or

seep/ponding of water. Menan Buttes boat launch will be flooded.

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