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WGUS85 KBOI 251745  
FLSBOI  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID  
1145 AM MDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN IDAHO..  
BOISE RIVER AT GLENWOOD BRIDGE AFFECTING ADA AND CANYON COUNTIES.  
 
.RELEASES FROM LUCKY PEAK RESERVOIR ARE RESULTING IN HIGH RIVER  
LEVELS ON THE BOISE RIVER BELOW THE DAM. THESE FLOWS ARE NECESSARY  
FOR FLOOD CONTROL DUE TO HIGH ELEVATION SNOWMELT AND DIMINISHING  
STORAGE SPACE IN THE RESERVOIR SYSTEM. THE HIGH FLOWS ARE EXPECTED  
TO CONTINUE FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PERSONS WITH INTERESTS NEAR THE RIVER SHOULD CONTINUE TO TAKE ACTION  
TO PROTECT PROPERTY.  
 

 
 
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1145 AM MDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE BOISE RIVER AT GLENWOOD BRIDGE.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7000 CFS.  
* FORECAST...REGULATED FLOWS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN NEAR 8370 CFS  
AT GLENWOOD BRIDGE WITH MINOR FLUCTUATIONS POSSIBLE.  
* IMPACT...AT 8370 CFS...OR 11.3 FEET, LARGE SECTIONS OF THE GREEN  
BELT WILL BE SUBMERGED AND SEVERE BANK EROSION WILL OCCUR.  
FLOODING WILL OCCUR IN LOW AREAS CLOSE TO THE RIVER IN BOISE,  
GARDEN CITY, EAGLE AND CALDWELL, BUT THE WATER SHOULD REMAIN  
BELOW THE LEVEL OF MOST RESIDENTIAL AREAS. WATER WILL SEEP INTO  
THE GARDEN CITY WAREHOUSE DISTRICT BETWEEN 45TH AND 47TH STREETS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4366 11610 4353 11613 4374 11702 4386 11699  
 
 

 
 
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