810  
WGUS46 KOTX 282023  
FLWOTX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA  
123 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS AND LAKES IN  
IDAHO...WASHINGTON...  
LAKE COEUR D ALENE AFFECTING KOOTENAI AND BENEWAH COUNTIES  
SPOKANE RIVER AT SPOKANE AFFECTING SPOKANE COUNTY  
ST JOE RIVER AT ST MARIES AFFECTING BENEWAH COUNTY  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:  
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX  
 
THE SPRING SNOW MELT RUNOFF IN LAKES AND RIVERS IS DANGEROUSLY COLD  
AND CAN BE LIFE THREATENING FOR THOSE THAT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE  
WATER. TAKE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS.  
 
BE AWARE OF LARGE DEBRIS IN THE RIVER. HIGH WATER LEVELS CAN PUSH  
LOGS AND OTHER LARGE DEBRIS INTO THE RIVER...INCREASING THE DANGER TO  
PEOPLE AND BOATS.  
 
NEVER DRIVE CARS...TRUCKS OR SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES THROUGH FLOODED  
AREAS. THE WATER MAY BE TOO DEEP TO ALLOW FOR SAFE PASSAGE. AS LITTLE  
AS ONE FOOT OF WATER ON THE ROAD CAN MOVE MOST VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD.  
 

 
 
IDC009-055-290730-  
/O.EXT.KOTX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-170329T0730Z/  
/COEI1.1.RS.170318T2330Z.170322T0215Z.170328T1930Z.NO/  
123 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE LAKE COEUR D ALENE .  
* UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.  
* AT 12:30 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 2133.00 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 2133.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO FALL...FALLING BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE OVERNIGHT.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4773 11694 4771 11656 4733 11667 4730 11696 4773 11694  
 
* AT 2133.5 FEET...LOW AREAS AT CAMPGROUND ON WOLF LODGE BAY ROAD,  
NEAR I-90 AND HIGHWAY 97, MAY BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
* AT 2133.0 FEET...IF THERE ARE WAVES OR BOAT WAKES THERE MAY BE SOME  
MINOR FLOODING OF RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTY AROUND THE  
LAKE. FLOODING OF LOWLAND AREAS AND SOME SECONDARY ROADS ADJACENT  
TO ROUTE 3 IS LIKELY, INCLUDING KILLARNEY LAKE ROAD, BULL RUN ROAD,  
RAINEY HILL ROAD, MEDIMONT ROAD, AND RIVER ROAD BETWEEN HIGHWAY 3  
AND TAMARACK RIDGE ROAD. LOFFS BAY ROAD AT MICA CREEK MAY ALSO  
BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
WAC063-290823-  
/O.EXT.KOTX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-170405T0111Z/  
/SPOW1.1.RS.170318T1655Z.170322T0330Z.170404T1311Z.NR/  
123 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SPOKANE RIVER AT SPOKANE.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY APRIL 04.  
* AT 12:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 27.82 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 27.00 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD  
STAGE BY TUESDAY MORNING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4761 11704 4764 11747 4775 11754 4772 11705 4761 11704  
 
 
* AT 29.0 FEET...FLOODING OF PEACEFUL VALLEY, RIVERFRONT PARK, AND  
THE HARBOR ISLAND AREA IS LIKELY. SECTIONS OF CENTENNIAL TRAIL WILL  
BE INUNDATED.  
* AT 28.0 FEET...FLOODING IN SECTIONS OF PEACEFUL VALLEY IS LIKELY.  
MINOR FLOODING ALONG UPRIVER DRIVE AND IN THE RIVERPOINT INDUSTRIAL  
AREA IS ALSO POSSIBLE.  
* AT 27.5 FEET...WATER WILL BE OVER ONE LANE OF UPRIVER DRIVE BETWEEN  
STONE AND REGAL STREETS AND ENCROACH ONTO THE SHOULDER OF THE ROAD  
IN OTHER SECTIONS OF UPRIVER DRIVE BETWEEN STONE AND GRANITE  
STREETS.  
* AT 27.0 FEET...SIGNIFICANT STRETCHES OF THE CENTENNIAL TRAIL  
BETWEEN MISSION AVENUE AND GREENE STREET WILL BE INUNDATED. MINOR  
FLOODING WILL OCCUR ALONG THE RIVER'S EDGE IN PEACEFUL VALLEY PARK  
AND IN THE YARDS OF HOMES AT THE EAST END OF WATER STREET. THE  
RIVER MAY BACK UP THROUGH STORM DRAINS ONTO MAIN STREET NEAR ITS  
INTERSECTION WITH ELM STREET IN PEACEFUL VALLEY. MINOR FLOODING OF  
LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE SPOKANE RIVER VALLEY WILL OCCUR.  
* AT 25.4 FEET...SECTIONS OF THE CENTENNIAL TRAIL ALONG UPRIVER  
DRIVE, BETWEEN MISSION AVENUE AND GREENE STREET, WILL BE COVERED IN  
WATER. WATER WILL BE AT THE TRAIL'S EDGE IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS ALONG  
THIS SAME STRETCH.  
 

 
 
IDC009-290823-  
/O.EXT.KOTX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SJMI1.3.RS.170315T1956Z.170320T0645Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
123 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ST JOE RIVER AT ST MARIES.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY APRIL 5TH.  
* AT 12:30 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 34.08 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 32.50 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EPECTED TO SEE ANOTHER SMALL RISE FOLLOWING  
A RAIN EVENT OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS. THE NEXT CREST IS EXPECTED TO BE  
NEAR 34.9 FEET BY LATE FRIDAY MORNING...THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4701 11627 4717 11663 4728 11668 4740 11665 4735 11632  
 
 
* AT 36.0 FEET...EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING IS LIKELY. SOME SECTIONS  
OF THE ST JOE RIVER ROAD MAY BE INUNDATED. WATER WILL BE UP TO SOME  
HOMES IN THE TRAILER PARK ON ST MARIES RIVER ROAD. WATER WILL  
APPROACH THE FLOOD GATES IN THE LEVEE AT THE AQUA PARK.  
* AT 35.0 FEET...WATER WILL BE UP TO AQUA AVENUE IN ST MARIES.  
* AT 33.0 FEET...WATER MAY BE OVER ST JOE CITY ROAD.  
* AT 32.5 FEET...MINOR FLOODING WILL OCCUR THROUGHOUT THE LOW LYING  
AREAS OF THE ST JOE VALLEY. WATER WILL BE OBSERVED BEHIND LEVEES  
DUE TO SEEPAGE. MINOR FLOODING OF THE AQUA PARK ALONG THE RIVER'S  
EDGE. OUTBUILDINGS ALONG THE RIVER THAT ARE NOT BEHIND LEVEES MAY  
BE FLOODED.  
 

 
 
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