Idaho Faces Threat of Floods, Avalanches

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Release date: 
February 26, 1999
Release Number: 
HQ-99-053

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The governor of Idaho declared a state of emergency in a number of counties because of the threat of floods and avalanches. Rivers and streams across the state are rising.

In Washington County, some houses have flooded, and in Benewah County a dike is being compromised by rising water, posing a threat to houses in the area.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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