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 011219 ESFBOI IDC073-021230- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID 619 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016 ...POTENTIAL FOR INCREASED FLOWS ON THE BRUNEAU AND JARBIDGE RIVERS IN OWYHEE COUNTY... RIVERS CREEKS AND STREAMS CONTINUE TO RUN STRONG ACROSS PARTS OF OWYHEE COUNTY...PARTICULARLY IN THE BRUNEAU AND JARBIDGE RIVER BASINS. ABOVE AVERAGE HIGH ELEVATION SNOWPACK REMAINS IN THESE WATERSHEDS AND A WARMING TREND THIS WEEK WILL ACCELERATE SNOWMELT. WATER LEVELS SHOULD BE MONITORED AS INCREASED RUNOFF MAY LEAD TO FLOODING ISSUES ALONG SMALL RIVERS CREEKS AND STREAMS. IF YOU HAVE PLANS TO UTILIZE BACKCOUNTRY ROADS NEAR THE NEVADA BORDER IN OWYHEE COUNTY...BE AWARE THAT GRAVEL AND DIRT ROADS MAY BE QUITE MUDDY OR IMPASSABLE AT TIMES. $$