Idaho Falls, ID. — As temperatures rise and snow-melt continues, flows on the Snake River are continually increasing. Flood warnings have been issued for various parts of the river.
Henrys Fork near Rexburg is sitting at at 9.3 feet, just under flood statge. Minor flooding of neighboring farmland is expected over the next several days.
Lower Beaver Dick Park is already under water and some picnic shelters are inaccessible.
Snake River near Heise is measuring above flood stage at 8.1 feet. Minor flooding near the Warm Springs Resort area is a possiblity.
Snake River near Blackfoot is sitting at the flood stage of 10.5 feet. Minor flooding is expected in the Riverton area when the river reaches 11 feet.
Big Lost River is also under a flood warning. It is measuring at 4.5 feet and minor flooding is expected in Leslie to the Darlington Flats.
The Teton River near Driggs is measuring just below flood stage. It is expected to reach 4.7 feet by Friday, with lowland flooding expected near Bates Bridge Sportsman`s access down-river to Idaho Highway 33.
Rises in water level are expected near Hailey and the Big Wood River this week, despite the flood alert being downgraded currently to an advisory.