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Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
State IDAHO
County/Area BONNER
WFO OTX
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-06-17 00:00:00.0 PST-8
End Date 2011-06-30 23:59:00.0 PST-8
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 20.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Following a very wet April and May, warmer June temperatures began to melt an above normal mountain snowpack increasing flows into already swollen river basins. This caused minor to locally moderate flooding along Lake Pend Oreille and Pend Oreille River along with several of its smaller tributaries. Agriculture fields, recreation sites, roadways, as well as homes were impacted by the flooding.
Event Narrative Minor spring flooding occurred along the Pend Oreille River, Clark Fork River, and Lake Pend Oreille. Johnson Creek Road on the south side of the Clark Fork River had some sloughing. In central and western areas of the county, Priest River inundated portions of LeClerc Road just east of Oldtown as well as Dufort Road, just east of Priest Lake. Numerous docks and lakeside yards were flooded by high water levels along the shores of Lake Pend Oreille. In Sandpoint, ID the basement of the Old Power House was flooded.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
KOOTENAI CO. KOOTENAI CO. ID 06/15/2011 00:00 PST-8 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BONNER CO. BONNER CO. ID 06/17/2011 00:00 PST-8 Flood 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 20.00K 0.00K