Due to below normal temperature the flow of the Snake and Weiser Rivers is being affected by ice. A shallow part of the Snake river backs up with ice and doesn’t allow the river to flow to the dam. This causes a concern of flooding for residents near the lake, not now but in the coming months when spring comes and temperatures turn warmer.
The cold, it’s what just about all of us are talking about right now. It’s so cold we’re seeing things we haven’t seen in a long time.
At the confluence of the Weiser and Snake rivers, you can see both rivers are frozen over. This has not happened since 1991. While this is not a problem now, it’s the coming weeks and months that has locals worrying about flooding.
About nine miles west of Weiser the Snake River gets shallow, about two feet deep. . . Continue Reading
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