Officials will again increase water flows from the Lucky Peak Dam on Thursday by 500 cubic feet per second.
Flows will increase at 8 a.m., rising to approximately 4,900 cfs by about noon at the Glenwood Bridge.
The increase in discharge from Lucky Peak Reservoir is a result of above-normal temperatures this week that have rapidly increased snowmelt-driven runoff into the Boise River reservoir system, according to theU.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation.
The Boise River reservoir system continues to be in active flood control operations due to the unusually high water year. Flood-risk-management operations are expected to continue for the next couple of weeks.
As flood control operations continue, additional flow changes may occur over the next few weeks, but it is anticipated flows through the city will remain below flood stage. Boise River reservoirs are at approximately 95 percent of capacity.