Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
600 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017


...The flood warning continues for these river locations in North
Dakota...

  * Walhalla...on the Pembina River ...in Pembina and Cavalier
  Counties
  * Neche...on the Pembina River ...in Pembina County

. This update has local runoff coming in a bit faster since
temperatures over the past 12 hours have been a bit warmer than
originally forecast. The expected crest ranges at Walhalla and
neche remain similar to the previous forecast.

  This forecast is for a 7-day period...the highest stage
indicated may not reflect the crest for this event.

  Forecasts are updated daily and stage values will change
as new weather and river information is used.

  River forecasts use 24 hours of forecast precipitation
between April 1st and October 1st, and 48 hours otherwise.
However, depending on the situation, they may include
precipitation expected through the next 72 hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...turn around, don`t drown...

 - Don`t travel through flooded areas!

 - Persons in the warned area need to take steps to protect life
   and property. If necessary, move to a higher and safer location.

 - Persons living in the Red River Basin should monitor river
   levels while the river is in, or near, flood.

For more information...go to the AHPS/River section
on our web page at:      www.weather.gov/grandforks

&&

NDC019-067-311100-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0016.170329T2356Z-000000T0000Z/
/WLHN8.1.SM.170329T2356Z.170405T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
600 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Walhalla...on the Pembina River.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above Flood Stage by Wednesday evening and continue
  to rise to near 13.5 feet by early Wednesday morning.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 14.5 feet, Flooding occurs along the left
  bank.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed
(month/day)         03/30  03/31  04/01  04/02  04/03  04/04  04/05
  Walhalla          11.3   12.1   12.2   12.5   12.9   13.2   13.4
LAT...LON 4900 9825 4887 9808 4884 9787 4892 9764 4900 9771


$$

NDC067-311059-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0017.170330T1900Z-000000T0000Z/
/NCEN8.3.SM.170330T1900Z.170405T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
600 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Neche...on the Pembina River.
* from Thursday afternoon until further notice...or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  5:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Major Flood Stage is 20.5 feet.
* Forecast...rise above Flood Stage by Thursday early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 21.4 feet by Wednesday mid-morning.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 21.4 feet, 2006 Spring Flood Crest.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed
(month/day)         03/30  03/31  04/01  04/02  04/03  04/04  04/05
  Neche             16.5   18.5   20.4   21.1   21.1   21.3   21.3
LAT...LON 4900 9771 4891 9764 4889 9722 4900 9723


$$
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