Flooding predicted in Bayview

Flooding predicted in Bayview
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Lake Pend Oreille at Bayview is expected to reach action stage early Monday morning, and reach flood stage on Wednesday due to warm temperatures and snow melt.

Minor flooding of dock ramps, yards, and recreational sites around the lake is expected. Some damage from waves is possible along the shores.

If you live in a flood prone area, you need to be prepared for the possibility of flooding. You can register for Kootenai County’s emergency notification system here.

You can contact Timberlake Fire District at 208-683-3333 to get sandbags. On Monday, sand will be delivered to the parking lot that is just northeast of Bayview Fire Station No. 5 and east of the Bayview Community Center. The sand is being staged there for the Bayview community to access. Sandbagging techniques can also be viewed here.