Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 281443
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
0945 CDT MARCH 28, 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County

For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Minor flooding is
occurring and is expected to continue.

.Lake Darling outflows are increasing to match increased outflows from
Canadian reservoirs upstream. These releases have now pushed the river
level at Foxholm into minor flood stage. The river level is expected to
rise to near 12.2 feet by Thursday morning and remain near that level
through the first week of April. At a level of 12 feet, rural flooding
begins in the Foxholm area. People along the Souris, downstream of Foxholm,
can expect minor rises over the next several days. At these release levels
little impact is expected. However, additional increases from Lake Darling
may be needed in the future.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown. Avoid driving on flooded roads.

&&

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943 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Souris River near Foxholm.
* until further notice.
* At 9:15 AM Saturday the stage was 11.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.2 feet by
  Thursday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.

&&

             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 11.8 Sat 9 AM   11.9   12.0   12.0   12.1   12.2


LAT...LON 4845 10159 4845 10155 4843 10151 4828 10140
      4827 10142 4837 10152

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