Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
845 AM CDT TUE JUN 2 2015


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

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

.The Red River at Fargo has peaked and is forecast to continue to
gradually recede over the next few days. The location of any
heavy rainfall associated with showers and thunderstorms through
tonight may impact river levels in the coming 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-NDC017-031345-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150605T1200Z/
/FGON8.1.ER.150530T2230Z.150601T2245Z.150604T0600Z.NO/
845 AM CDT TUE JUN 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Fargo...on the Red River.
* until Friday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by
  Thursday morning.
* 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                Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue
(month/day)         06/03  06/04  06/05  06/06  06/07  06/08  06/09

Red River
  Fargo             18.6   17.8   17.1   16.9   16.7   16.5   16.4


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


$$




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