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: 6:41 AM MDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Snow and slushy driving conditions on mountain passes today
into Tuesday...

Rain and snow will develop across southeast Idaho today and
Tuesday. Snow levels will lower to around 6500 feet elevation
by this afternoon and 6000 feet Tuesday morning. Accumulation of
2 to 4 inches is expected on mountain passes with locally higher
amounts over the eastern Highlands 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.



641 am MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

... Snow and slushy driving conditions on mountain passes today
into Tuesday...

Rain and snow will develop across southeast Idaho today and
Tuesday. Snow levels will lower to around 6500 feet elevation
by this afternoon and 6000 feet Tuesday morning. Accumulation of
2 to 4 inches is expected on mountain passes with locally higher
amounts over the eastern Highlands 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.