Flood Warnings are Currently in Affect For Southwest Idaho
According to the National Weather service a Flood Watch remains in effect from today (4/6) to Saturday night (4/7) for parts of southwest Idaho, west central Idaho, The Boise Mountains, West Central Mountains, Camas Prairie and the upper Weiser river
According to the Weather Underground web site, if you are traveling in any of the above listed areas, you should be prepared for possible heavy rain fall and possible flooding:
* A warm and moist flow off the Pacific will bring rain, heavy at
times, to the region. The heaviest rain is expected Saturday,
with snow levels rising to 9000 to 10000 feet. The combination
of rain and increased snow melt will cause significant rises on
rivers and streams. Additionally, there is a threat of
thunderstorms Saturday afternoon which may produce heavy
* Mainstream river flooding is not expected at this time. However,
flooding is possible along small streams, creeks, and
ditches, particularly where debris may clog drainages.
Pooling of water and field flooding may occur in mountain
valleys where snow pack exists and the ground remains frozen.
Unpaved rural roads may become Muddy and Impassable. Rock or
mud slides may occur in steep terrain and burn scars could
experience excessive runoff.
Precautionary and preparedness actions...
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. You should continue to monitor forecasts and watch for updates that will allow you to be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.