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Officials warn of high flows in Boise River

Flood waters rise at the Veterans Memorial Parkway bridge in Boise,  Thursday, April 6, 2017. (Ruth Brown / Idaho Statesman)
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BOISE) – The Boise Fire Department has issued a dangerous conditions warning for the Boise River as federal officials increase flows over the Memorial Day weekend.

The Idaho Statesman reported that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is increasing flows by 1,000 cubic feet per second to 6,500 cubic feet per second.

Flood stage is 7,000 cubic feet per second

Officials have closed some sections of paths along the river due to water on the paths.