Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND
155 PM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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CAVALIER ND-RAMSEY ND-WALSH ND-
155 PM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHERN CAVALIER COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...
  NORTHEASTERN RAMSEY COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...
  NORTHWESTERN WALSH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...

* UNTIL 445 PM CDT

* AT 152 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
  AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN WITH A FEW
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS YET TO ROLL THROUGH.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LANGDON...OSNABROCK...MILTON...NEKOMA...HAMPDEN...FAIRDALE AND
  ALSEN.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF UP TO ONE INCH IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.
THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4883 9799 4849 9799 4848 9884 4883 9876

$$

WJB


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