Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
856 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017


...The flood warning continues for these river locations in
Minnesota...

  * Hallock...on the Two Rivers River ...in Kittson County

.Planned releases from Lake Bronson, upstream of Hallock, will
increase the stage in Hallock later this week. However, the
river is expected to crest below moderate flood stage.

  This forecast is for a 7-day period...the highest stage
indicated may not reflect the crest for this event.

  Forecasts are updated daily and stage values will change
as new weather and river information is used.

  River forecasts use 24 hours of forecast precipitation
between April 1st and October 1st, and 48 hours otherwise.
However, depending on the situation, they may include
precipitation expected through the next 72 hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...turn around, don`t drown...

 - Don`t travel through flooded areas!

 - Persons in the warned area need to take steps to protect life
   and property. If necessary, move to a higher and safer location.

 - Persons living in the Red River Basin should monitor river
   levels while the river is in, or near, flood.

For more information...go to the AHPS/River section
on our web page at: www.weather.gov/grandforks

&&

MNC069-271355-
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856 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Hallock...on the Two Rivers River.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 803.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 802.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 805.0 feet by
  sometime Thursday, then begin falling.
* The river is forecast to crest at 805.0 on Thursday evening during
  this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 804.5 feet, Backup at Reach 2 Dike,
  Cemetery road at 6th St. S. - Shut Storm Valve.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat
(month/day)         03/26  03/27  03/28  03/29  03/30  03/31  04/01
  Hallock           802.8  802.9  803.5  804.5  805.0  804.9  804.5

LAT...LON 4888 9719 4873 9713 4867 9662 4885 9667


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