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By Roger Dey

Improved snowpack brings with it increased spring flooding concerns


Last updated 3/6/2019 at 11:21am

Roger Dey

A snow-capped Red Mountain seen from the top of Stemple Pass.

As 2018 rolled into 2019, the dearth of snow in the Upper Blackfoot Valley was raising concerns we might be in for the return of a warm, dry winter.

Around Jan. 20, that concern began to lift as a healthy snow storm rolled in and began more than a month of snow and cold that has seen record February snow falls in many areas. Locally, the recurring storms brought valley snow depths up to a leve...

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