Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 291452
952 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North

  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County

For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Minor flooding is
occurring and is expected to continue.

.Lake Darling outflows are increasing to match increased outflows from
Canadian reservoirs upstream. These releases have pushed the river
level at Foxholm into minor flood stage. The river level is expected to
peak near 12.2 feet and remain near that level through the first week of
April. At a level of 12 feet, rural flooding begins in the Foxholm area.
People along the Souris, downstream of Foxholm,can expect minor rises over
the next several days. At these release levels little impact is expected.
However, additional increases from Lake Darling may be needed in the


Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown.


952 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Souris River near Foxholm.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:15 AM Sunday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and expected to continue.
* Forecast...The river level will continue rising to near 12.2 feet by
  Thursday. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 12.0 Sun 9 AM   12.0   12.1   12.1   12.2   12.2

LAT...LON 4845 10159 4845 10155 4843 10151 4828 10140
      4827 10142 4837 10152


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