Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1005 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WESTHOPE...MINOR FLOODING IS
OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

..THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE WILL REMAIN AROUND THE CURRENT WATER
LEVELS THROUGH THIS WEEK. ACCORDINGLY...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
WILL CONTINUE TO ISSUE UPDATES ON MONDAYS AND FRIDAYS. AT THIS
POINT...THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE UNTIL AROUND THE THIRD WEEK OF SEPTEMBER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER TOPS THE
ROADWAY. TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN. AVOID DRIVING ON FLOODED ROADS.

&&

NDC009-051705-
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/WSTN8.3.ER.140630T1805Z.140706T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1005 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL HOLD NEAR 11.7 FEET THROUGH THIS
  AFTERNOON.  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...WILDLIFE AND REFUGE FLOODING ONLY.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 11.7 MON 9 AM   11.6   11.6   11.6   11.6   11.5


LAT...LON 4900 10099 4900 10093 4886 10090 4875 10080
      4875 10088 4890 10099

$$
JJS




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