Weather for Saint Maries, Idaho
Lat: 47.31N, Lon: 116.56W
Wx Zone: IDZ004 CWA Used: OTX
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 FGUS76 KOTX 052214 ESFOTX IDC017-021-WAC007-019-047-051-065-062215- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA 314 PM PDT SUN MAY 5 2013 ...MOUNTAIN SNOW MELT TO CAUSE RISES ON RIVERS... VERY WARM TEMPERATURES THIS WEEK WILL CAUSE RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS FED BY MELTING SNOW IN THE CASCADES AND SOUTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA. SOME OF THE RIVERS IN CENTRAL WASHINGTON THAT WILL EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT RISES THIS WEEK ARE...THE OKANOGAN...SIMILKAMEEN... STEHEKIN...METHOW...ENITAT...AND WENATCHEE. SOME OF THE RIVERS IN NORTH IDAHO AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON THAT WILL EXPERIENCE RISES ARE...THE KOOTENAI...MOYIE...AND KETTLE. CONFIDENCE IS HIGH THAT TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL ABOVE AVERAGE THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY. FORTUNATELY...CHANCES FOR ANY SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL FOR THE NEXT WEEK APPEARS QUITE LOW. THOSE WITH INTERESTS NEAR AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST RIVER AND LAKE FORECASTS...WHICH ARE UPDATED DAILY...AT WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX /ALL LOWERCASE/. WHILE AIR TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARM...WATER TEMPERATURES AT THIS TIME ARE STILL COLD ENOUGH TO BE DANGEROUS TO BOATERS AND SWIMMERS. AVAILABLE WATER TEMPERATURES FOR AREA RIVERS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/OTX/OBSERVATIONS/SEAWTROTX /ALL LOWERCASE/. $$