Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1005 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
For the Souris River Basin including Westhope...no flooding is
forecast.

. While the Souris River near Westhope will remain near flood stage
for several days to come, not enough precipitation is forecast for
the area to cause a lengthy rise in the river. Therefore, the flood
warning for the Souris River near Westhope has been cancelled even
though minor fluctuations in water levels may briefly exceed flood
stage.


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1005 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Souris River near Westhope.
* At  9:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage this
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Water is almost valley-wide, but the area
  flooded is grass covered and no buildings are affected.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Souris River Basin
 Westhope     10 10.0 Wed 9 AM   10.0   10.0   10.0   10.0   10.0

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



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