Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1128 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Minor flooding is
occurring and is expected to continue.

.Lake Darling outflows are increasing to match increased outflows from
Canadian reservoirs upstream. These releases have now pushed the river
level at Foxholm above flood stage. The river level is expected to rise
to near 11 feet by Saturday, and to around 12 feet by next Tuesday,
March 31st. At a level of 12 feet, rural flooding begins in the Foxholm
area. People along the Souris, downstream of Foxholm can expect minor
rises over the next several days. At these release levels little impact
is expected. However, additional increases from Lake Darling may be
needed in the future.

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.

&&

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1128 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Foxholm.
* until further notice.
* At 10:15 AM Thursday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.0 feet by
  Tuesday March 31st. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.

&&

             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 10.1 Thu 10 AM  10.1   10.7   10.7   10.9   11.8

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



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