Shoshone County Initiates Safety Evacuation - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Shoshone County Initiates Safety Evacuation

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KHQ.COM - Shoshone County has initiated a safety evacuation for the Old Coeur D'Alene River from milepost 6 through milepost 16. Severe flooding is taking part washing over a good portion of the road currently and still rising. All residents living in this area are requested to evacuate their houses immediately. Deputies from the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office are in the progress of going door to door in that area making notifications.  

At this time Shoshone County is experiencing severe flooding along the Coeur D Alene River and its tributaries. At this time the only areas of major concern are along the Coeur D Alene River Road however as the waters continue to rise we will keep the community notified of further problems.
 
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