Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS43 KBIS 172156
FLWBIS
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
456 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH DAKOTA...

  SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM AFFECTING WARD COUNTY
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING FOXHOLM...MINOR FLOODING IS
EXPECTED.

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM WILL RISE TO JUST ABOVE MINOR FLOOD
STAGE BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS A RESULT OF INCREASED RELEASES FROM LAKE
DARLING AND ALAMEDA DAMS. THIS PROACTIVE EARLY RELEASE IS INTENDED
TO CREATE MORE ROOM IN THE RESERVOIRS FOR A SERIES OF RAIN EVENTS
STARTING THIS COMING WEEKEND WHICH WILL LAST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF
NEXT WEEK.

NDC101-190356-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FL.W.0015.140419T0300Z-140424T0448Z/
/FOXN8.1.DR.140419T0300Z.140419T1200Z.140423T1648Z.NO/
456 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM
* FROM FRIDAY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
* AT 4PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS...7.9 FEET
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 10.4 FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...RURAL FLOODING BEGINS.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 FOXHOLM      10  7.9 THU 4 PM    9.6   10.4   10.4   10.4   10.4


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


$$
AJS


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