Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
938 AM CDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...SUMMARY OF FLOOD PRODUCTS AS OF SUNDAY...

FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN FOR THE SOURIS
RIVER NEAR TOWNER...BANTRY...AND WESTHOPE...ALONG WITH WILLOW
CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.

RECENT RAINS IN THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN OF NORTH DAKOTA HAVE NOT
PRODUCED MUCH RUNOFF EVEN THOUGH RUNOFF IN THE SASKATCHEWAN PORTION
OF THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN REMAINS SOMEWHAT ELEVATED FOR THIS TIME OF
YEAR. REGARDLESS...SOURIS RIVER FORECAST POINTS CURRENTLY ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE REMAIN IN A SLOW BUT STEADY DOWNWARD TREND. THE SOURIS
RIVER NEAR TOWNER AND BANTRY WILL FALL TO FLOOD STAGE AROUND TUESDAY
OR WEDNESDAY WHILE THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE WILL CONTINUE TO
FALL BUT REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE UNTIL SOMETIME PAST THE FIRST WEEK
OF AUGUST. ELSEWHERE...WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY CONTINUES ITS
VERY SLOW FALL FROM RECENT HIGHS AND WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE
UNTIL SOME TIME IN EARLY AUGUST. WITH ONLY MODEST AMOUNTS OF RAIN IN
THE FORECAST FOR THE COMING WEEK...THERE APPEARS TO BE NO
SIGNIFICANT RISK OF RETURNING TO RECENT HIGH WATER MARKS.

FOR DETAILED INFORMATION IN YOUR AREA...VISIT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BIS. FOR INFORMATION ON RIVER STAGES AND
FORECASTS CLICK ON THE RIVERS AND LAKES TAB NEAR THE TOP OF THE
MAIN PAGE.

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JV




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