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Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
State IDAHO
County/Area BENEWAH
WFO OTX
Begin Date 05/18/2008 10:15:00 PST-8
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth NE
Begin Location ST MARIES
Begin Lat/Lon 47.32/-116.58
End Date 05/31/2008 23:59:00 PST-8
End Range 1
End Azimuth W
End Location RIVERDALE
End Lat/Lon 47.32/-116.56
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 50.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Unseasonably warm temperatures led significant mountain snow melt. This led to moderate flooding on the Coeur D'Alene and St. Joe Rivers in north Idaho. The Coeur D'Alene River at Cataldo crested at 45.96 feet at 9:45 AM PST on May 16th, where the flood stage is 43.0 feet. The St. Joe River at Saint Maries crested at 36.94 feet at 2:45 PM PST on May 21st, where the flood stage on the river is 32.5 feet. In Shoshone county, a boil order was issued due to the river flooding. Several roads were closed due to the flooding as well.
Event Narrative


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
KINGSTON SHOSHONE CO. ID 05/16/2008 14:45 PST-8 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST MARIES BENEWAH CO. ID 05/18/2008 10:15 PST-8 Flood 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 50.00K 0.00K