Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1230 PM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

NDC001-007-011-025-033-037-041-053-057-059-065-085-087-089-241830-
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ADAMS ND-BILLINGS ND-BOWMAN ND-GOLDEN VALLEY ND-GRANT ND-HETTINGER
ND-MERCER ND-OLIVER ND-SLOPE ND-STARK ND-MORTON ND-MCKENZIE ND-DUNN
ND-SIOUX ND-
1230 PM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
  BILLINGS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
  BOWMAN COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
  DUNN COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
  GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
  GRANT COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...
  HETTINGER COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
  MCKENZIE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
  MERCER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...
  MORTON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...
  OLIVER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...
  SIOUX COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...
  SLOPE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
  STARK COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...

* UNTIL 1230 PM MDT SUNDAY/130 PM CDT SUNDAY/

* AT 1225 PM MDT/125 PM CDT/...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER
  RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY
  AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED THAT 1 TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS
  OCCURRED SO FAR TODAY...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTH AND WEST OF
  THE MISSOURI RIVER. MANY LOCALES IN THIS AREA HAD NEARLY
  SATURATED GROUND BEFORE THE RAINS TODAY.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. SOME
  LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...BEACH...
  BEULAH...BOWMAN...DICKINSON...HETTINGER...MANDAN...4 BEARS LODGE...
  ALEXANDER...ALMONT...AMIDON...BELFIELD...BOWMAN HALEY DAM...
  CARSON...CENTER...CROSS RANCH STATE PARK...DODGE...DUNN CENTER...
  ELGIN...FLASHER...FORT YATES...GLADSTONE...GLEN ULLIN...GOLDEN
  VALLEY...GOLVA...GRASSY BUTTE...HALLIDAY...HANNOVER...HAYNES...
  HAZEN AND HEART BUTTE DAM.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG
THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE YOU ARE RELATIVE TO STREAMS...RIVERS...
OR CREEKS WHICH CAN BECOME KILLERS IN HEAVY RAINS. CAMPERS SHOULD
AVOID CAMPING ALONG STREAMS OR CREEKS DURING THREATENING RAINS.

REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICE...OR TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN BISMARCK AT 701-223-4582.

&&

LAT...LON 4594 10403 4799 10403 4799 10402 4797 10402
      4813 10367 4801 10350 4814 10320 4813 10275
      4800 10256 4783 10265 4778 10226 4757 10220
      4750 10184 4756 10143 4730 10135 4725 10097
      4675 10084 4654 10055 4612 10063 4594 10052

$$

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