Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1002 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015


...The flood warning continues for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * Fargo...on the Red River ...in Clay and Cass Counties


.Recent 2 to 4 inches of rain over the Sheyenne river basin
 continues to cause the Red River of the North at Fargo to rise
 above minor flood stage. Little precipitation is expected over
 the next few days.

This forecast is for a 7-day period...the highest stage indicated
  may not reflect the crest for this event.

  Forecasts are updated daily and stage values will change as new
  weather and river information is used. River forecasts usually use
  24 hours of expected precipitation but depending on the situation
  it may include precipitation expected through the next 72 hours.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...turn around, don`t drown...

 - Don`t travel through flooded areas!

 - Persons in the warned area need to take steps to protect life
   and property. if necessary move to a higher and safer location.

 - Persons living in the Red River Basin should monitor river
   levels while the river is in...or near...flood.

For more information...go to the AHPS/River section
on our web page at:      www.weather.gov/grandforks

&&

MNC027-NDC017-311502-
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/FGON8.1.ER.150530T2100Z.150601T1200Z.150604T0000Z.NO/
1002 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Fargo...on the Red River.
* from this afternoon to late Thursday night...or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  9:15 AM Saturday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above Flood Stage by Saturday afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 19.8 feet by Monday mid-morning. The river
  will fall below Flood Stage by Wednesday evening.
* The river is forecast to crest at 19.8 on Monday mid-morning during
  this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 19.0 feet, Fargo...Low-level dam south of
  Main Avenue is underwater.

&&

Daily 7am CDT/6am CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat
(month/day)         05/31  06/01  06/02  06/03  06/04  06/05  06/06

Red River
  Fargo             18.9   19.8   19.5   18.5   17.5   16.8   16.5


LAT...LON 4715 9673 4724 9683 4724 9694 4676 9689 4677 9671


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