Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS63 KBIS 241548
FFABIS
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1048 AM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

...THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...

  KNIFE RIVER NEAR HAZEN AFFECTING MERCER AND OLIVER COUNTIES
FOR THE KNIFE RIVER BASIN INCLUDING HAZEN NO FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR
FORECAST.

.RISES ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ON THE KNIFE RIVER NEAR HAZEN TODAY.
HOWEVER...UPSTREAM FROM HAZEN THE KNIFE RIVER HAS LEVELED OFF AT
BEULAH. THE SPRING CREEK AT ZAP WHICH DRAINS INTO THE KNIFE RIVER...
HAS ALSO STARTED TO FALL. THEREFORE...THE KNIFE RIVER AT HAZEN IS
EXPECTED TO CREST BETWEEN 19 AND 20 FEET MONDAY EVENING...WHICH IS
BELOW THE FLOOD STAGE OF 21 FEET. THE FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

NDZ019>020-241618-
/O.CAN.KBIS.FL.A.0004.000000T0000Z-140828T0636Z/
/HZNN8.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1048 AM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE KNIFE RIVER NEAR HAZEN
* AT 10:15 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO REACH A MAXIMUM STAGE OF 19.5
  FEET BY TOMORROW EVENING.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 18.0 FEET
  ON JUN 2 2013.

&&

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

KNIFE RIVER BASIN
 HAZEN        21 16.0 SUN 10 AM  19.0   19.4   14.2    8.7    6.7

$$
TWH


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