Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1113 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER AFFECTING MCHENRY COUNTY
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING TOWNER...MINOR FLOODING IS
OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER CONTINUES ITS SLOW RISE IN RESPONSE TO
THE INCREASED RELEASE OF WATER FROM LAKE DARLING. THE CURRENT FORECAST
EXPECTS THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER TO REACH ITS MAXIMUM BY FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AND TO HOLD THERE FOR A FEW DAYS BEFORE BEGINNING TO SLOWLY
FALL.


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.


A FOLLOW-UP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED.

&&

NDC049-242213-
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/TOWN8.1.DR.000000T0000Z.140425T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1113 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  7:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 52.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 52.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 52.8 FEET BY
  FRIDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 53.0 FEET...NO SIGNIFICANT FLOOD PROBLEMS.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 TOWNER       52 52.2 TUE 7 PM   52.6   52.7   52.8   52.8   52.7


LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085



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