Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 211700
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1200 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WESTHOPE...MINOR FLOODING IS
OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.RECENT RAINS HAVE TEMPORARILY SLOWED THE DOWNWARD TREND IN THE SOURIS
RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE. AT THIS POINT THOUGH THERE IS NO INDICATION THERE
WILL BE ENOUGH RUNOFF FROM RECENT RAINS TO CHANGE THIS TREND IN THE
NEAR 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.

&&

NDC009-222300-
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1200 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 11:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 11.4 FEET.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...WILDLIFE AND REFUGE FLOODING ONLY.

&&


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

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 11.4 THU 11 AM  11.2   11.2   11.2   11.2   11.2



LAT...LON 4900 10099 4900 10093 4886 10090 4875 10080
      4875 10088 4890 10099



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