Areal Flood Advisory:
Issued at: 9:19 am PDT on May 22, 2013, expires at: 9:15 PM PDT on May 22, 2013
- The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a
- hydrologic advisory for heavy rain in... Pend Oreille County in northeast Washington... this includes the city of Metaline Falls... northern Bonner County in the Panhandle of Idaho... this includes the city of Sandpoint... Boundary County in the Panhandle of Idaho... this includes the city of Bonners Ferry...
- until 915 PM PDT Wednesday
- continued moderate to locally heavy rainfall will lead to ponding of water on area roadways with minor flooding possible through this evening. From 4 PM yesterday through 8 am this morning...between an inch to an inch and a half of rain had fallen in Metaline Falls...Sandpoint...and Priest Lake. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Additional rainfall amounts of a half to three quarters of an inch are possible in the warned area. Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely. Move to higher ground. A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated or ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent. To report flooding...have the nearest law enforcement agency relay your report to the National Weather Service forecast office. Lat...Lon 4900 11604 4823 11605 4823 11745 4901 11742 4901 11666 4900 11650 4902 11624 4901 11605