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Flood warning in effect for Coeur d'Alene, St. Joe Rivers

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CATALDO, Idaho -

All eyes are on the riverbanks in the Silver Valley where a flood warning is in effect for the Coeur d’Alene and St. Joe Rivers.

The National Weather Service announced the warnings earlier Monday afternoon.

While critters enjoy the Coeur d’Alene River, campgrounds are closed along the banks.

At last check, the Coeur d’Alene River was just below flood stage, but forecasters are calling that by early Tuesday morning, the river will rise to above 44 feet.

Homes near the river may experience some basement flooding.

The National Weather Service is predicting that water will cover the road in some spots near the Cataldo Mennonite Church.

But there is some relief; forecasters are calling for the river to drop back below flood stage by Tuesday afternoon.

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