Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
938 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017


...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * Fargo...on the Red River...in Clay and Cass Counties
  * 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
  * Hawley...on the Buffalo River...in Clay County
  * Dilworth...on the Buffalo River...in Clay County
  * Hendrum...on the Wild Rice River (MN)...in Norman County

.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 are currently
  using 48 hours of expected precipitation.


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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938 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Fargo...on the Red River.
* until Thursday March 02...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:15 PM Thursday the stage was 21.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will rise to a crest near 21.9 feet sometime
  early Friday morning. The river will fall below Flood Stage Tuesday
  evening.
* The river is forecast to crest at 21.9 on early Friday morning
  during this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 22.0 feet, Fargo...North Broadway bridge is
  closed.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu
(month/day)         02/24  02/25  02/26  02/27  02/28  03/01  03/02
  Fargo             21.9   21.4   20.4   19.2   18.0   17.4   17.0
LAT...LON 4715 9673 4724 9683 4724 9694 4676 9689 4677 9671


$$

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/EGFM5.1.ER.170224T1400Z.170226T1800Z.170301T2100Z.NO/
938 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...East Grand Forks...on the Red River.
* from Friday morning to Thursday March 02...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Thursday the stage was 26.6 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above Flood Stage by Friday mid-morning and
  continue to rise to near 31.0 feet by Sunday early afternoon. The
  river will fall below Flood Stage by Wednesday afternoon.
* The river is forecast to crest at 31.0 on Sunday early afternoon
  during this 7-day period.
* 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 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu
(month/day)         02/24  02/25  02/26  02/27  02/28  03/01  03/02
  East Grand Forks  29.1   30.6   31.0   30.5   29.4   27.8   26.4
LAT...LON 4768 9674 4807 9698 4810 9719 4767 9699


$$

MNC089-119-NDC035-099-251538-
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938 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Oslo...on the Red River.
* from Friday morning until further notice...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  9:15 PM Thursday the stage was 23.3 feet.
* Moderate Flood Stage is 30.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above Flood Stage by late Friday morning and
  continue to rise to near 31.1 feet by Monday early afternoon.
* The river is forecast to crest at 31.1 on Monday early afternoon
  during this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 30.0 feet, Moderate Flood Stage.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu
(month/day)         02/24  02/25  02/26  02/27  02/28  03/01  03/02
  Oslo              27.0   29.7   30.8   31.1   31.0   30.2   28.6
LAT...LON 4810 9721 4807 9698 4846 9706 4848 9725


$$

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938 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Hawley...on the Buffalo River.
* until Sunday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Thursday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* The river is forecast to crest at 8.4 on early Friday morning
  during this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 8.0 feet, Parts of Hawley city park begin
  to flood.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu
(month/day)         02/24  02/25  02/26  02/27  02/28  03/01  03/02
  Hawley             8.2    7.9    7.5    7.2    7.0    6.7    6.5
LAT...LON 4701 9603 4692 9650 4684 9652 4680 9633 4690 9601


$$

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/DILM5.1.ER.170224T0222Z.170225T0600Z.170228T0600Z.NO/
938 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Dilworth...on the Buffalo River.
* until Wednesday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:30 PM Thursday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will rise to a crest near 15.6 feet sometime
  early Saturday morning. The river will fall below Flood Stage early
  Tuesday morning.
* The river is forecast to crest at 15.6 on early Saturday morning
  during this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 15.8 feet, Road west of gage begins to
  flood.Gage not accessable above 15 feet.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu
(month/day)         02/24  02/25  02/26  02/27  02/28  03/01  03/02
  Dilworth          15.5   15.3   14.3   13.2   12.4   11.6   10.9
LAT...LON 4715 9682 4704 9681 4689 9669 4684 9652 4692 9650


$$

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938 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Hendrum...on the Wild Rice River (MN).
* until Monday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:30 PM Thursday the stage was 20.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will rise to a crest near 21.0 feet sometime
  Friday evening. The river will fall below Flood Stage Sunday early
  afternoon.
* The river is forecast to crest at 21.0 on Friday evening during
  this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 20.0 feet, Flood Warning Stage...Minor.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu
(month/day)         02/24  02/25  02/26  02/27  02/28  03/01  03/02
  Hendrum           21.0   20.7   19.8   18.7   17.2   15.7   14.2
LAT...LON 4734 9683 4724 9684 4715 9673 4722 9653 4732 9656


$$




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