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Flood watch issued for heavy overnight rain
May 15, 2017
The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a flood watch for portions of North Idaho and Washington, including Bonner and Boundary Counties, in effect from 2 a.m. Tuesday through Tuesday evening.

Widespread rain amounts of a half inch to an inch on Tuesday will once again raise concerns for mud and rock

Creeks and small streams will also experience rises Tuesday and Tuesday night in response to runoff from rain.
Fortunately, temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday will be cool, which is good news. There will be little contribution from mountain snow melt during the rain event Tuesday.

A flood watch means there is a potential for rock slides and rises on creeks and streams based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings.
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