Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
553 PM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

...The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
   flood warning (new) for these river locations in North Dakota...

  New flooding is forecast to occur at...
  *  Mapleton...on the Maple River...in Cass County.


. Recent heavy rainfall in the basin has caused some minor rises on the
tributaries to the Red River.  The Maple River has risen above minor flood
stage and is expected to crest at that level overnight.

  *** A follow-up flood statement with more detailed flooding
  information will be issued shortly. ***


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

&&

NDC017-182353-
/O.NEW.KFGF.FL.W.0002.150518T2253Z-150520T2100Z/
/MPLN8.1.ER.150518T2000Z.150519T0600Z.150519T1500Z.NO/
553 PM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
 new Flood Warning for...
* ...Mapleton...on the Maple River.
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At  5:15 PM Monday the stage was 905.2 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 905.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occrrring and for the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Forcastt...the river will continue rising to near 905.3 feet by
  early Tuesday morning. The river will fall below Flood Stage late
  Tuesday morning.

&&

LAT...LON 4694 9710 4679 9732 4670 9722 4690 9691
      4700 9698

$$




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