Weather for Boise, Idaho
Lat: 43.61N, Lon: 116.23W
Wx Zone: IDZ014 CWA Used: BOI
Idaho Drought Monitor
The Idaho Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Idaho land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.
Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.
Idaho Hydrologic Information Statement
Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.
000 FGUS75 KBOI 072141 ESFBOI IDC003-015-025-039-045-085-087-082145- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID 241 PM MST FRI MAR 7 2014 ...INCREASED FLOOD POTENTIAL FOR THE WEISER BASIN...WEST CENTRAL AND BOISE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AND MONDAY... THE NEXT PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE LATE THIS WEEKEND...AND BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY PRECIPITATION TOTALS TO THE THE WEISER BASIN...WEST CENTRAL AND BOISE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THIS IS EXPECTED TO BE A VERY MOIST WEATHER SYSTEM...WITH WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION TOTALS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE TO 7000 TO 8000 FEET SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...THEN LOWER TO NEAR 6000 FEET ON MONDAY. THE COMBINATION OF RAIN AND SNOWMELT...MAY CAUSE FLOODING OF CREEKS...DITCHES...AND STORM WATER DRAINS. STANDING WATER MAY IMPACT LOW LYING COUNTY ROADS...FIELDS AND PASTURES. STEEP TERRAIN AND WILDFIRE BURN SCARS WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO ROCK AND MUD SLIDES. MAINSTEM RIVER FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME...BUT SIGNIFICANT RISES WILL OCCUR. $$