Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 291515
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1015 AM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...

  SOURIS RIVER NEAR BANTRY AFFECTING MCHENRY COUNTY
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN NEAR BANTRY...NO FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR BANTRY HAS FALLEN BELOW FLOOD STAGE AND
THERE IS NOT ENOUGH PRECIPITATION IN THE FORECAST TO EXPECT THE
RIVER TO RISE BACK ABOVE FLOOD STAGE ANYTIME SOON.


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.


&&

NDC049-291545-
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/BANN8.2.ER.140704T2315Z.140723T1045Z.140729T1318Z.NO/
1015 AM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR BANTRY.
* AT  9:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT  8:18 AM TUESDAY.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 10.7 FEET BY TOMORROW
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...FLOOD WATERS AFFECT FARMLAND OR WOODED AREAS
  IN REFUGE. DUE TO RELATIVE FLATNESS OF THE AREA WITHIN REACH OF THE
  GAGE, A RATHER LARGE AREA BECOMES FLOODED. DAMAGE IS TO CROPS AND
  FARM BUILDINGS.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 BANTRY       11 10.9 TUE 9 AM   10.7   10.6   10.5   10.4   10.3



LAT...LON 4875 10088 4875 10080 4852 10039 4845 10037
      4845 10047 4860 10076



$$
AJS



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