Weather Alerts for Caribou Range

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning

Areas Affected:
Effective: Sun, 6/4 11:33am Updated: Mon, 6/5 7:49am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 6/5 3:15pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Idaho...
Big Wood River at Hailey affecting Blaine County.
Additional information is available at
* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is
* WHERE...Big Wood River at Hailey.
* WHEN...Until further notice.
* IMPACTS...At 6.0 feet, Moderate flooding will occur along Cedar,
War Eagle, and Della Vista Drives in the lower subdivisions in
Hailey which may be inaccessible. FLooding in Riverview Drive area
of Bellevue. Draper Preserve in Hailey is inaccessible. Water may
be over some secondary roads in West Ketchum (Wood River Drive).
Gimlet subdivision will have some residents with flooding issues.
- At 10:45 AM MDT Sunday the stage was 5.7 feet.
- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 10:45 AM MDT Sunday was 5.8 feet.
- Forecast...The river will oscillate above moderate flood
stage with a maximum value of 6.5 feet early Saturday
afternoon, which will be very dependent of afternoon showers.
- Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
- Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
6.6 feet on 06/05/1997.
Fld   Observed           Forecasts (12 pm MDT)
Location      Stg   Stg   Day/Time     Mon   Tue   Wed
Big Wood River
Hailey        5.0   5.7   Sun 10 am MD 5.9   6.0   5.8

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

CoCoRaHS (Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network) Station Number: ID-GM-5 Live Lightning Map - USA Boise Skywarn Spotter ID: DO21 AlertID Northwestern Weather Network Southwestern Weather Network

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