Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 181547
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1047 AM CDT FRI APR 18 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 APPROXIMATELY 1000
CFS TODAY...AND WILL REMAIN AT THIS LEVEL INTO 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. AROUND ONE TENTH TO ONE QUARTER
OF AN INCH OF RAINFALL IS FORECAST ACROSS THE BASIN TONIGHT. A SECOND AND
STRONGER SYSTEM IS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY INTO 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.

&&

NDC101-192147-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0015.140419T0400Z-140424T0448Z/
/FOXN8.1.DR.140419T0400Z.140419T1200Z.140423T1648Z.NO/
1047 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM.
* FROM THIS EVENING TO WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* AT 10:15 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE
  TO NEAR 10.4 FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...RURAL FLOODING BEGINS.

&&


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

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 FOXHOLM      10  9.0 FRI 10 AM  10.4   10.4   10.4   10.4   10.4



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



$$

NDC009-049-192146-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WLCN8.1.SM.140414T1500Z.140424T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1047 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 10:00 AM FRIDAY 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.
* IMPACT...AT 11.5 FEET...OVERFLOW OCCURS ON LEFT BANK.

&&


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

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WILLOW CITY  10 10.7 FRI 10 AM  10.6   10.6   10.6   10.5   10.7



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


$$

AYD


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