Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 201424
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
924 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...

  SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM AFFECTING WARD COUNTY

  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES

FOR THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM AND THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW
CITY...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.

.AS OF SUNDAY MORNING...LAKE DARLING IS CURRENTLY RELEASING APPROXIMATELY
870 CFS. THIS PLACES THE SOURIS RIVER BELOW LAKE DARLING NEAR FOXHOLM
JUST BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 9.8 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MAY CAUSE THE RIVER TO RISE TO MINOR FLOOD
STAGE OF 10.0 FEET. THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL BUT REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE OF 10.0 FEET
THROUGH MID WEEK.


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.

&&

NDC101-212024-
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/FOXN8.1.DR.140423T1200Z.140423T1200Z.140424T0000Z.NO/
924 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM.
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT  8:15 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...RURAL FLOODING BEGINS.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 FOXHOLM      10  9.8 SUN 8 AM    9.8    9.8   10.0    9.9    9.8




LAT...LON 4845 10159 4845 10155 4843 10151 4828 10140
      4827 10142 4837 10152



$$

NDC009-049-212023-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140425T1800Z/
/WLCN8.1.SM.140414T1500Z.140420T0430Z.140425T0600Z.NO/
924 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  9:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO POSSIBLY BELOW FLOOD
  STAGE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS BACKING UP INTO RAVINES AND
  GETS TO TOP OF ROAD BY GAGE.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WILLOW CITY  10 10.5 SUN 9 AM   10.4   10.3   10.2   10.0    9.9




LAT...LON 4858 10055 4865 10039 4869 10002 4855 10002
      4861 10037 4854 10049



$$




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