Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND
831 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

MNC119-NDC035-200300-
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POLK MN-GRAND FORKS ND-
831 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  GRAND FORKS AND EAST GRAND FORKS IN NORTHWESTERN POLK COUNTY IN
  NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA... EAST CENTRAL GRAND FORKS COUNTY IN
  NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT

* AT 829 PM CDT...THE PUBLIC AND CITY OFFICIALS HAVE REPORTED
  FLOODED STREETS DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND
  SMALL STREAM FLOODING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GRAND FORKS AND EAST GRAND FORKS.

ALSO INCLUDES INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 138 AND 142.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4785 9705 4793 9714 4798 9704 4791 9692

$$

JK



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