In this week’s conference call, the National Weather Service continues to fret about the potential for flooding . . .
It may not be as soggy as the spring of 1997, but this year has potential for record floods in western Montana and the Idaho Panhandle.
“When we get those warmer temperatures next week, we’ll see those rivers start to react,” National Weather Service hydrologist Ray Nickless said on a Thursday conference call. “We’ll be seeing high water all the way through May and into June.”
Many parts of the northern Rocky Mountains have record-high snowpacks, and the ones that don’t nevertheless have kept the snow much longer than usual…