Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 091521
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1021 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

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

  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WESTHOPE...NO FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

.DESPITE RIVER LEVELS BEING SLIGHTLY ABOVE THE CURRENT DEFINITION OF
FLOOD STAGE FOR THE AREA...THE EXTENDED DURATION OF HIGH WATER EXPERIENCED
THIS SUMMER SUGGESTS THERE IS NO RISK OF NEW EFFECTS. THEREFORE...WITH
LITTLE RISK OF HIGHER WATER...THE EXISTING FLOOD WARNING FOR THE AREA IS CANCELLED.

&&

NDC009-091551-
/O.CAN.KBIS.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-140909T1530Z/
/WSTN8.3.ER.140630T1805Z.140706T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1021 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* AT 10:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 11.5 FEET
  BY TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...WILDLIFE AND REFUGE FLOODING ONLY.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 11.7 TUE 10 AM  11.5   11.5   11.4   11.3   11.2


LAT...LON 4900 10099 4900 10093 4886 10090 4875 10080
      4875 10088 4890 10099



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