Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND
920 PM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

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RAMSEY ND-BENSON ND-TOWNER ND-
920 PM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN RAMSEY COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...
  NORTHERN BENSON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...
  SOUTHERN TOWNER COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...

* UNTIL 615 AM CDT FRIDAY

* AT 920 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL
  STREAM FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN
  MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CANDO...MAZA AND CONSIDINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4864 9934 4860 9897 4855 9897 4854 9896
      4828 9919 4840 9943

$$

JK



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