Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1141 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS, ND HAS ISSUED AN
   UPGRADED FLOOD WARNING FOR THE RED RIVER BORDERING
   MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA AT PEMBINA.

  FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR...
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES.

.SNOWMELT RUNOFF WILL CONTINUE TO FEED RIVER LEVELS INTO THE RED RIVER AT PEMBINA.

  A FOLLOW-UP FLOOD STATEMENT WITH MORE DETAILED FLOODING INFORMATION
  WILL BE ISSUED SHORTLY.


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

&&

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1141 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER.
* AT 10:30 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 41.6 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 44.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND FOR THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO BETWEEN 43 AND 45 FEET
  OVER THE WEEKEND.
* ICE ACTION CAN CAUSE STAGES TO FLUCTUATE.

&&

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

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