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Snake River rising has homeowners concerned

11am - 1:09pm homeowner records river rise 23 in.
Posted at 6:22 PM, Jan 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-09 20:41:59-05

A homeowner between Weiser and Payette says the water rose 23 inches at her house between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. today 23 inches. 

Though the water pooled beneath her feet during an interview with Six on Your Side, she said she felt confident in emergency services.  Rebekka Smith said her family would see the surges of river water from burst upstream ice kludges, and then almost immediately "get a message on my phone saying [we need to be prepared] so that was nice - it was reassuring to know that they were on top of it that way."