Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 291716
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1216 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 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 WELL INTO THE FIRST WEEK OF SEPTEMBER. 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.

&&

NDC009-021716-
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1216 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 11:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 11.6 FEET BY THIS
  EVENING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...WILDLIFE AND REFUGE FLOODING ONLY.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 11.5 FRI 11 AM  11.6   11.6   11.5   11.4   11.4

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



$$
AJS



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