Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 241529
FLSBIS
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1029 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
For the Souris River Basin including Westhope...Minor flooding is
occurring and is expected to continue.

. The Souris River near Westhope is on pace to fall below flood
stage by late Friday.

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.

&&

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1029 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Westhope.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 10:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 1414 feet.
* Flood stage is 1414 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Impact...At 1414 feet...Water is almost valley-wide. The area
  flooded is grass covered and no buildings are affected.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED          FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME      Thu     Fri     Sat     Sun     Mon

Souris River Basin
 Westhope     1414 1414.2 Wed 10 AM 1414.1  1413.9  1413.8  1413.7  1413.5


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



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