PULLMAN - A flood warning is now in place for the Palouse. 

Paradise Creek and the Palouse River in Moscow are affecting Latah and Whitman Counties. 

The creek is already surpassed flooding stage and could reach moderate flood stages. 

Minor flooding is also expected near Potlatch, according to the National Weather Service. 

If Paradise Creek reaches 10 feet, water will be up to the homes near the intersection of Bridge and Hillcrest along with the intersection at 5th and Roosevelt will be flooded. 

MOSCOW - A flood watch has been issued for the Latah and Whitman Counties. 

Paradise Creek in Moscow is expected to be pushed past the flood stage of 9.2 feet, late Tuesday night and early into Wednesday morning. 

A sharp increase in rainfall is expected and according to the National Weather Service, there is a good chance the river will rise above the flood stage. 

The interception of Bridge Street and Hillcrest Drive may also be flowing into the intersection at that stage. 

Water could also begin backing up through the storm drains on Roosevelt street.