Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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FLWBIS
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
359 PM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

...The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in North Dakota...

  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County

For the Souris River Basin including Bantry...Moderate flooding forecast.

.Increases in flow from upstream releases and snowmelt over the weekend are causing ice movement and ice jams upstream. Routed flow is being impeded, but stages are impacted and ice is starting to lift. As ice moves and temperatures continue to erode the snowpack, levels are expected to rise significantly on the Souris River at Bantry.

NDC049-290259-
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359 PM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Souris River near Bantry
* From Wednesday morning until further notice
* At 3PM Monday the stage was...1439 feet
* Moderate flooding is forecast
* Flood stage is 1440 feet
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Wednesday morning and
  continue to rise to near 1441 feet by Sunday morning. additional
  rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 1440 feet...Water begins crossing the road several
  hundred feet to the left of the bridge. No towns or major roads are
  flooded.

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             FLD       OBSERVED          FORECASTS (7PM)
LOCATION     STG    STG DAY/TIME      Tue    Wed     Thu     Fri     Sat

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       1440 1438.6 Mon 3 PM  1438.8  1439.7  1440.3  1440.7 1440.9


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

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