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Minor flooding reported in Eastport area

June 14, 2022

Minor flooding is being reported on the Moyie River south of Eastport, and Hall Mountain Fire Chief Brad Lowther said anyone in the area needing assistance or sandbags can call him at (208) 597-0441. Rain is expected to continue throughout the morning and taper off this afternoon.

As of 7:45 a.m. today, the Moyie River at Eastport was at 8.57 feet; flood stage is nine feet. The Kootenai River at Bonners Ferry was at 62 feet, minor flood stage is 64 feet.

Sandbags are also available outside the gate at Boundary County Road and Bridge, 73 Sunrise Road, and at the county landfill, where sand is also available.

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Mike Weland, Publisher

6931 Main St.
P.O. Box 1625
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
(208) 295-1016

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