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Flood Advisory
Issued: 2:09 PM MDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Portneuf River at Pocatello.
* Until late Wednesday night.
* At 01 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall.
* Impact... at 8.0 feet... water will encroach onto portions of the bike
and walking trail next to the river in Sacajawea Park in Pocatello.



                       Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri

Portneuf River
Portneuf River at po 8.5 8.2 Tue 02 PM 8.1 8.0 8.0




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






Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:36 PM MDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Impacts/timing... strong and gusty winds will make driving
difficult for high profile vehicles. Areas of blowing dust may
limit visibility for motorists in areas of bare ground or
recently plowed fields.

* Winds... southwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Locations... the upper and lower snake plain and eastern Magic
Valley, including the Interstate 84 and 86 corridor from Burley
to Pocatello and Interstate 15 corridor from Pocatello to Idaho
Falls and Hamer.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Gusts
over 45 mph are possible. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.




Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 11:13 AM MDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

Forecast information for
the Portneuf River at Pocatello.
* At 10:45 am Tuesday the stage was 8.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to slowly drop to 8.1 feet
by Wednesday morning.



                       Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri

Portneuf River
Portneuf River at po 8.5 8.2 Tue 11 am 8.1 8.0 8.0




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






Flood Advisory
Issued: 2:09 PM MDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Portneuf River at Pocatello.
* Until late Wednesday night.
* At 01 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall.
* Impact... at 8.0 feet... water will encroach onto portions of the bike
and walking trail next to the river in Sacajawea Park in Pocatello.



                       Fld observed forecast 6 am
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri

Portneuf River
Portneuf River at po 8.5 8.2 Tue 02 PM 8.1 8.0 8.0




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






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