Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 170309
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1009 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...

  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY

  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES

FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WESTHOPE AND THE WILLOW CREEK
NEAR WILLOW CITY...MINOR FLOODING IS ONGOING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN JUST ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY IS EXPECTED
TO RISE TO 10.7 FEET BY THURSDAY EVENING AND REMAIN NEAR THIS LEVEL
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN. AVOID DRIVING ON FLOODED ROADS.

&&

NDC009-180309-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTN8.1.SM.140416T0345Z.140416T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1009 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 9:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN JUST ABOVE FLOOD STAGE OF 10 FEET.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...WATER IS ALMOST VALLEY-WIDE, BUT THE AREA
  FLOODED IS GRASS COVERED AND NO BUILDINGS ARE AFFECTED.

&&

             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 10.0 WED 9 PM   10.1   10.1   10.1   10.1   10.1

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

$$

NDC009-049-180309-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WLCN8.1.SM.140414T1500Z.140418T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1009 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 9:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 10.7 FEET BY
  THURSDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS BACKING UP INTO RAVINES AND
  GETS TO TOP OF ROAD BY GAGE.

&&

             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WILLOW CITY  10 10.5 WED 9 PM   10.7   10.7   10.6   10.5   10.3

LAT...LON 4858 10055 4865 10039 4869 10002 4855 10002
      4861 10037 4854 10049

$$



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