Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
350 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...HEAVY RAIN THIS WEEKEND...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS TO WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY. PRECIPITATION WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA
TONIGHT AND SPREAD ACROSS THE CENTRAL SATURDAY AND SATURDAY
NIGHT...THEN END FROM SOUTH TO NORTH ON SUNDAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...WITH
THE POTENTIAL FOR EVEN HIGHER AMOUNTS.

RAINFALL OVER THE PAST WEEK HAS KEPT SOIL MOISTURE VERY HIGH
ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN COULD
LEAD TO OVERLAND FLOODING...AND FLOODING OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND
SOME RIVERS.

STAY UP TO DATE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BIS AND FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL
MEDIA.


NDZ017>020-031>034-040>046-050-230500-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FA.A.0002.140823T0600Z-140824T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-MCINTOSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEULAH...
HAZEN...CENTER...BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MANDAN...MARMARTH...
MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES...LINTON...ASHLEY
350 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014 /250 PM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014/

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT /MIDNIGHT MDT/ SATURDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH
  CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST
  NORTH DAKOTA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN NORTHWEST
  NORTH DAKOTA...MCKENZIE. IN SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...
  EMMONS...GRANT...MERCER...MORTON...OLIVER AND SIOUX. IN
  SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA...MCINTOSH. IN SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
   ADAMS...BILLINGS...BOWMAN...DUNN...GOLDEN VALLEY...
  HETTINGER... SLOPE AND STARK.

* FROM 1 AM CDT /MIDNIGHT MDT/ SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER NEARLY SATURATED SOILS.

* FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAM AND NORMALLY LOW DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING. MONITOR
FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING
IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

NDZ001>005-009>013-021>023-035-036-047-230500-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FA.A.0002.140823T1500Z-140824T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-LOGAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...
BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...MINOT...TOWNER...
RUGBY...GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...BISMARCK...STEELE...
NAPOLEON
350 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...
  NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA AND
  SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN
  NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...BOTTINEAU...MCHENRY...PIERCE...
  RENVILLE...ROLETTE AND WARD. IN NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
  BURKE...DIVIDE...MOUNTRAIL AND WILLIAMS. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  NORTH DAKOTA...BURLEIGH...KIDDER...MCLEAN...SHERIDAN AND
  WELLS. IN SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA...LOGAN.

* FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER NEARLY SATURATED SOILS.

* FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAM AND NORMALLY LOW DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING. MONITOR
FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING
IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$







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