Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS43 KBIS 171814
FLWBIS
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
113 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a flood
warning 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.

.Runoff from the heavy rainfall across the lower Souris basin over
the past several days has resulted in the river level near Westhope
rising above minor flood stage. The river will remain in minor
flood through this week and likely into next week as runoff from
the recent rain is fully realized.

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113 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Souris River near Westhope
* Until further notice
* At 12PM Sunday the stage was...10.7 feet
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet
* The river rose above flood stage and will continue rising to near
  11.3 feet by Wednesday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Wildlife and refuge flooding only.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

Souris River Basin
 Westhope     10 10.7 Sun 12 PM  10.6   10.9   11.3   11.2   11.1


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


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