Flood Warning Along St. Joe River - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Flood Warning Along St. Joe River

ST MARIES, Idaho—The National Weather Service continues to issue a flood warning for the St. Joe River at St. Maries, Idaho.

Recent rain and snow melt have caused the St. Joe River to rise. The river was expected to crest above flood stage around noon on Friday. With additional rain expected in the area over the next few days, the river will rise again and will likely remain above flood stage through late next week.

St. Maries has built sand berms near the river to prevent the high waters from spilling back into the city. Residents say flooding is something they are forced to deal with every year.

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