Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
759 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...

  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

.HEAVY RAINFALL ON MONDAY NIGHT HAS CAUSED THE SNAKE RIVER AT
ALVARADO TO RISE QUICKLY INTO MINOR FLOOD STAGE. THE STAGE IS
EXPECTED TO PEAK THIS EVENING BEFORE FALLING.

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 USUALLY USE
  24 HOURS OF EXPECTED PRECIPITATION BUT DEPENDING ON THE SITUATION
  IT MAY INCLUDE PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT 72 HOURS.


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

&&

MNC089-251259-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0050.000000T0000Z-140725T2100Z/
/ALVM5.1.ER.140723T1200Z.140724T0600Z.140724T1500Z.NO/
759 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER.
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 7:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 106.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 106.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE THURSDAY
  MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 106.5 ON THURSDAY MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AROUND 106.5 FEET
  WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 106.0 FEET, MINOR FLOOD STAGE...STORM SEWER
  FLOOD GATES ARE CLOSED.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         07/24  07/25  07/26  07/27  07/28  07/29  07/30

SNAKE RIVER
  ALVARADO         104.9  102.9  100.1   98.7   98.5   98.4   98.3


LAT...LON 4846 9713 4831 9712 4814 9702 4817 9679


$$



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