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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
146 PM MDT WED OCT 29 2014

...FLOOD STAGES CHANGED ON THE HENRYS FORK NEAR REXBURG
STREAMGAGE...

BOTH OF THE MAJOR AND MODERATE FLOOD STAGES ON THE HENRYS FORK AT
THE RIVER GAGE LOCATED NEAR REXBURG...IDAHO...REXI1...HAVE BEEN
RAISED...MAJOR FLOOD STAGE HAS BEEN INCREASED FROM 11.0 TO 13.0
FEET AND AN INCREASE FROM 10.2 TO 11.5 FEET FOR MODERATE FLOOD
STAGE.

RECENT FIELD WORK CONDUCTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MADISON COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT INDICATED MAJOR FLOOD IMPACTS START TO OCCUR
AT THE IDAHO STATE HIGHWAY 33 BRIDGE...CROSSING THE HENRYS FORK
NEAR BEAVER DICK PARK...ALSO SUBMERGING AN IRRIGATION WATER PUMP
AT THE PARK WHEN THE RIVER WATER REACHES A STAGE OF 13.0 FEET.
ADDITIONALLY...MODERATE FLOOD WATERS IMPACT ADJACENT
FARMS...PASTURELAND...ACCESS ROADS AND OUTBUILDINGS ON THE EAST
BANK...WHICH STARTS TO OCCUR WHEN THE RIVER WATER REACHES A STAGE
OF 11.5 FEET.

MINOR FLOOD IMPACTS BEGIN WHEN THE HENRYS FORK GAGE NEAR REXBURG
REACHES A STAGE OF 9.5 FEET...WHICH REMAINS UNCHANGED. THE NEW
FLOOD STAGES AND FLOOD CATEGORIES ALONG WITH UPDATED FLOOD IMPACT
STATEMENTS CAN BE VIEWED ON THE RIVER AND LAKES PORTION OF OUR
INTERNET WEB PAGE AT:

HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=PIH

BY CLICKING ON THE CIRCLE CALLED REXI1 HENRYS FORK NEAR REXBURG

FOR MORE INFORMATION...OR IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS...PLEASE CONTACT:

COREY LOVELAND
SERVICE HYDROLOGIST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
1945 BEECHCRAFT AVE
POCATELLO, ID 83204

PHONE: 208-232-9306
EMAIL: COREY.LOVELAND@NOAA.GOV

ON THE WEB:

NOAAS NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV

NOAAS NWS WATER RESOURCES PAGE:
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=PIH

LOCAL OFFICE - NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/POCATELLO

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CBL






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