Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
416 PM CDT SUN MAR 19 2017

...The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in North Dakota...

  Little Muddy River near Williston AFFECTING Williams County
For the Missouri River Basin including Williston...Minor flooding is
forecast.

.Recent warm temperatures have accelerated snowmelt over western
North Dakota, including along the Little Muddy River. Although most
of the snow in the basin has melted, there should be enough snowmelt
to push the river briefly above flood stage later this evening, and
through Monday morning. The river level is expected to fall back
below flood stage around midday on Monday. Those with interests
along the Little Muddy River should remain alert to river levels.
Ice jams can also cause significant fluctuations in the river level.

NDC105-202116-
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/LMCN8.1.IC.170319T2330Z.170320T0000Z.170320T1400Z.NO/
416 PM CDT SUN MAR 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Little Muddy River near Williston
* From this evening until tomorrow late morning
* At 3PM Sunday the stage was...7.3 feet
* Minor flooding is forecast
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 10.4 feet by late evening. The river will fall below
  flood stage around midday Monday.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...CO-8 by gage road has water on it. CO-7B
  also floods at this level.

&&

             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

Missouri River Basin
 Williston    10  7.3 Sun 3 PM   10.1    8.4    7.2    6.5    6.4

LAT...LON 4830 10369 4832 10356 4810 10358
      4811 10361 4827 10362

$$
twh



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