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Outdoors blog floods archive

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Rain and melting mountain snow are prompting flood warnings. (Associated Press)

Flood watch issued for region's rivers

WEATHER -- A flood watch was issued by the National Weather Service today for the North Cascades, Okanogan region, Northeast Washington and North Idaho through Monday afternoon. Mudslides were reported on Friday on state Highway 21 just south of Republic in Ferry County and state...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014

Hangman Creek flows chart March 6, 2014. (USGS)

Hangman Creek flows spike; rafters gearing up 

RIVER RUNNING -- Every local veteran rafter, kayaker and canoeist knows the recipe: Snow followed by warm temperatures and rain are the ingredients for the brief surge of flows needed for whitewater action on Hangman Creek. Brownwater action, I mean. The river spiked from under...

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MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012

Kootenai, Pend Oreille rivers flowing BIG

RIVERS -- Recent rains storms with more on the way combined with high flows out of Canada are prolonging the region's "spring" runoff in a big way. The Kootenai River rose above flood stage at Bonners Ferry today, according to our S-R weather reporter. The...

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011

Flooding closes access to Montana rivers

FISHING -- Flooding on the Bitterroot and Clark Fork rivers has forced Montana officials to close many fishing access sites this week. Bitterroot River sites closed today include, from south to north: Hannon Memorial, WW White, Darby Bridge, Wally Crawford, Woodside Bridge, Tucker Crossing, Bell...

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