258  
WGUS45 KPIH 171822  
FLWPIH  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID  
1122 AM MST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
IDC023-181845-  
/O.EXT.KPIH.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190118T1845Z/  
/00000.0.IJ.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
BUTTE ID-  
1122 AM MST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
AN ICE JAM IN...  
SOUTHWESTERN BUTTE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO...  
 
* UNTIL 1145 AM MST FRIDAY  
 
* AT 1122 AM MST, BUTTE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED AN ICE  
JAM CONTINUES ALONG THE BIG LOST RIVER JUST SOUTH OF MOORE AND  
NORTHWEST OF ARCO. FLOODING OF RURAL ROADS AND FARMLAND CONTINUES  
IN THE AREA. WATER HAS BEEN DIVERTED DOWN JAMES CREEK, HOWEVER,  
SOME ICING HAS RESTRICTED FLOWS ALONG THIS CHANNEL AS WELL. THE  
THREAT OF FLOODING CONTINUES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
INDIVIDUALS LIVING NEAR BOTH THE BIG LOST RIVER AND JAMES CREEK  
DIVERSION SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR ICE JAM FLOODING AND TAKE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIVESTOCK AND RESIDENCES AS NECESSARY. THOSE  
TRAVELING COUNTY ROADS IN BUTTE COUNTY THAT CROSS THE BIG LOST RIVER  
AND JAMES CREEK SHOULD WATCH OUT FOR POSSIBLE ICE OR WATER ON THE  
ROAD. TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN IF ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS.  
 
PLEASE REPORT ANY NEW FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY  
OR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4373 11333 4365 11329 4364 11342 4371 11345  
 

 
 
KSMITH/KEYES  
 
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