Weather service issues warning about hazardous conditions on American Falls Reservoir

June 2, 2018 GMT

The National Weather Service has issued a warning about hazardous conditions on the American Falls Reservoir.

A lake wind advisory has been declared for Friday for the reservoir and the nearby communities of American Falls, Aberdeen, Blackfoot, Fort Hall, Raft River, Pocatello and Chubbuck.

The weather service said gusts of up to 30 mph are expected “resulting in hazardous boating conditions on American Falls Reservoir.”

The lake wind advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

The weather service said, “A lake wind advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop on American Falls Reservoir. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.”