Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 191428
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
928 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM AFFECTING WARD COUNTY

  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES

FOR THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM AND THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW
CITY...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.

.RELEASES FROM LAKE DARLING WILL BE INCREASED TO 1000 CFS BY MONDAY...
AND WILL REMAIN AT THIS LEVEL THROUGH NEXT WEEK. THESE
RELEASES WILL CAUSE THE SOURIS RIVER BELOW LAKE DARLING NEAR FOXHOLM
TO RISE ABOVE MINOR FLOOD STAGE. THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY
WILL REMAIN NEAR 10.6 FEET INTO NEXT WEEK. A STRONG STORM SYSTEM
MAY IMPACT THE SOURIS BASIN TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER TOPS THE
ROADWAY. TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN. AVOID DRIVING ON FLOODED ROADS.


A FOLLOW-UP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED.

&&

NDC101-202028-
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/FOXN8.1.DR.140420T0600Z.140421T0000Z.140423T1648Z.NO/
928 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* AT  9:15 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE
  TO NEAR 10.4 FEET BY SUNDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...RURAL FLOODING BEGINS.

&&


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

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 FOXHOLM      10  9.8 SAT 9 AM   10.1   10.4   10.4   10.4    8.3



LAT...LON 4845 10159 4845 10155 4843 10151 4828 10140
      4827 10142 4837 10152



$$

NDC009-049-202028-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WLCN8.1.SM.140414T1500Z.140425T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
928 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 10.6 FEET INTO NEXT WEEK.
  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 11.5 FEET...OVERFLOW OCCURS ON LEFT BANK.

&&


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

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WILLOW CITY  10 10.7 SAT 9 AM   10.6   10.6   10.6   10.6   10.9



LAT...LON 4858 10055 4865 10039 4869 10002 4855 10002
      4861 10037 4854 10049



$$




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