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Flood Warning
The National Weather Service In Pocatello Has Extended The * Flood Warning For... Snowmelt In... Southern Custer County In Central Idaho... Northwestern Blaine County In Central Idaho... * Until 230 Pm Mdt Friday ...Read More.
Effective: July 5, 2017 at 11:33amExpires: July 7, 2017 at 3:00pmTarget Area: Blaine; Custer

August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse Preparedness Information

July 16, 2017 in non emergency by Nils Ribi

Blaine County, Idaho will be in the epicenter of the August 21, 2017 total eclipse of the sun. It is expected this unique natural event will attract a large influx of visitors to Blaine County. Since August is already prime vacation season in Blaine County, we can expect everything to be above capacity for nearly a week in total around the eclipse. We offer this preparedness page to visitors, residents and businesses alike to help ensure all have an enjoyable and safe experience during the total solar eclipse.

Learn how to prepare for the impacts surrounding the Solar Eclipse in Blaine County at:

http://www.blaineemergency.org/eclipse/

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Blaine County Sheriff – Warm Springs Open

July 8, 2017 in non emergency by Nils Ribi

***WARM SPRINGS: Warm Springs Road is open out to Frenchman’s Bend Hot Springs.  The Road is still closed beyond the Hot Springs as parts of the road have been washed out – this is past the point where the County maintains the roadway.  The Forest Service has been notified.

Impacts of a Record Water Year

May 3, 2017 in non emergency by Nils Ribi

The Blaine County GIS staff has prepared a new web “flood story” page with current water and flood information for Blaine County: Impacts of a Record Water Year Story Map 

http://arcg.is/2oGGWMi

High Water Road Closure Information

March 31, 2017 in non emergency by Nils Ribi

May 3, 2017 Update:

The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office is advising residents that high water flows may impede travel on local roads and/or cause flooding. Residents who live along streams, rivers or Magic Reservoir should remain alert to rising water levels.  Please be aware that conditions can change quickly and should plan accordingly.

Go to the Blaine County Sheriff website for more information.  https://www.blainesheriff.com/

 

Flood Preparedness

February 8, 2017 in non emergency by Nils Ribi

Blaine County, Idaho is susceptible to flooding. Being well prepared to deal with floods will help make you stay safe and more comfortable. Your Blaine County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) has developed a web page that provides basic safety tips, as well as how to and what to do beforeduring and after floods.

Learn what to do before, during and after floods at:

http://www.blaineemergency.org/flood/

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Winter Weather Preparedness

January 19, 2017 in non emergency by Nils Ribi

Blaine County, Idaho is susceptible to severe winter storms and extreme cold weather. Being well prepared to deal with them will help make you stay safe and more comfortable. Your Blaine County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) has developed a web page that provides basic safety tips, as well as how to and what to do beforeduring and after winter storms and extreme cold.

During a four day period from January 7 until January 10, 2017 Blaine County experienced a significant winter snowstorm with large amounts of snow, rain and wind. Roads and schools were closed, and avalanches, flooding and power outages occurred throughout the County.

Learn what to do before, during and after winter storms and extreme cold at: http://www.blaineemergency.org/winter-stormsextreme-cold/

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