Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER...IN POLK AND GRAND FORKS
  COUNTIES
  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.RUNOFF FROM SNOWMELT CONTINUES TO MOVE NORTH ON THE RED RIVER.
DRAYTON AND PEMBINA WILL CONTINUE TO SEE RISES OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS BEFORE CRESTING...WHILE EAST GRAND FORKS AND OSLO CONTINUE
TO RECEDE. THE SNAKE RIVER AT ALVARADO IS NEAR CREST AND IS NOT
FORECAST TO RISE MUCH HIGHER...WHILE THE SNAKE RIVER NEAR WARREN
AND THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK WILL CONTINUE TO RECEDE.
PRECIPITATION OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT
RIVER STAGES.

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 USUALLY USE
  24 HOURS OF EXPECTED PRECIPITATION BUT DEPENDING ON THE SITUATION
  IT 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

&&

MNC119-NDC035-171400-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140419T2230Z/
/EGFM5.1.SM.140410T1135Z.140414T0245Z.140418T1630Z.NO/
900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 32.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 33.0 FEET, AGRICULTURAL FLOODING BEGINS
  ALONG THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BETWEEN GRAND FORKS (RIVER MILE
  296) AND OSLO (RIVER MILE 271).

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         04/16  04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22

RED RIVER
  EAST GRAND FORKS  30.8   29.2   27.5   26.3   25.2   24.0   22.8


LAT...LON 4768 9674 4807 9698 4810 9719 4767 9699


$$

MNC089-119-NDC035-099-171359-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140423T1800Z/
/OSLM5.2.SM.140410T2022Z.140413T1730Z.140422T1200Z.NO/
900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY APRIL 23...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 32.5 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...
  MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 30.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  TUESDAY MID-MORNING.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         04/16  04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22

RED RIVER
  OSLO              31.6   30.6   29.5   28.4   27.4   26.5   25.6


LAT...LON 4810 9721 4807 9698 4846 9706 4848 9725


$$

MNC069-089-NDC067-099-171359-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/DRTN8.1.SM.140413T2015Z.140417T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 36.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 37.5 FEET SOMETIME
  THURSDAY EARLY AFTERNOON THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 37.5 FEET ON THURSDAY EARLY
  AFTERNOON DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 38.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         04/16  04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           37.2   37.5   37.0   36.0   35.4   34.7   34.1


LAT...LON 4881 9734 4848 9725 4846 9705 4874 9702


$$

MNC069-NDC067-171359-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PBNN8.1.SM.140416T0408Z.140420T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:30 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 38.4 FEET.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 39.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 43.0 FEET BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 43.0 FEET EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 44.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         04/16  04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22

RED RIVER
  PEMBINA           40.6   41.5   42.3   42.9   43.0   42.9   42.5


LAT...LON 4900 9700 4900 9740 4877 9732 4874 9701


$$

MNC089-171359-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140418T1800Z/
/ALVM5.1.SM.140413T2000Z.140416T0600Z.140417T1200Z.NO/
900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER.
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:30 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 107.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 106.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 107.9 FEET SOMETIME
  EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  THURSDAY MID-MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 107.9 FEET EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 108.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE AND
  OVERLAND SHEET FLOODING OF LOCAL AGRICULTURAL LAND.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         04/16  04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22

SNAKE RIVER
  ALVARADO         107.0  104.9  102.1  100.9  100.0   99.7   99.5


LAT...LON 4846 9713 4831 9712 4814 9702 4817 9679


$$

MNC069-171359-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-140422T1800Z/
/HLLM5.2.SM.000000T0000Z.140414T1318Z.140421T1200Z.NO/
900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER.
* UNTIL TUESDAY APRIL 22...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 806.7 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...
  MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 806.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  MONDAY MID-MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 807.0 FEET, STORM SEWER VALVES AT 175
  BRIDGE, YONGRENS, 4TH STREET SOUTH AND THE CEMETERY ARE CLOSED AND
  PORTABLE PUMPS ARE SET UP.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         04/16  04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22

TWO RIVERS RIVER
  HALLOCK          806.2  805.3  804.3  803.4  802.5  801.6  800.8


LAT...LON 4888 9719 4873 9713 4867 9662 4885 9667


$$




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