Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER...IN POLK AND GRAND FORKS
  COUNTIES
  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG NORTHERN
STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH...BUT NOT ENOUGH TO ALTER
THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS AND IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT RIVER
LEVELS.

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

&&

MNC119-NDC035-181307-
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807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 30.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

RED RIVER
  EAST GRAND FORKS  27.6   25.3   23.5   22.3   21.6   21.0   20.7


LAT...LON 4768 9674 4807 9698 4810 9719 4767 9699


$$

MNC089-119-NDC035-099-181306-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140420T2136Z/
/OSLM5.2.SM.140410T2022Z.140413T1730Z.140419T1536Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 31.1 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...
  MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 30.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 30.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

RED RIVER
  OSLO              29.2   27.3   25.3   23.3   21.8   20.6   19.9


LAT...LON 4810 9721 4807 9698 4846 9706 4848 9725


$$

MNC069-089-NDC067-099-181306-
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/DRTN8.1.SM.140413T2015Z.140417T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 37.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 37.5 FEET SOMETIME
  THURSDAY MID-MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 37.5 FEET ON THURSDAY MID-MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 38.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           37.5   37.1   36.3   35.5   34.8   34.2   33.4


LAT...LON 4881 9734 4848 9725 4846 9705 4874 9702


$$

MNC069-NDC067-181306-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PBNN8.1.SM.140416T0934Z.140420T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 40.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 39.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 43.0 FEET SOMETIME
  EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 43.0 FEET EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 44.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

RED RIVER
  PEMBINA           41.5   42.3   42.9   43.0   42.9   42.5   41.8


LAT...LON 4900 9700 4900 9740 4877 9732 4874 9701


$$

MNC089-181306-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140419T0800Z/
/ALVM5.2.SM.140413T2000Z.140416T0815Z.140418T0200Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER.
* UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 107.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 106.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 107.9 FEET EARLY THURSDAY MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 108.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE AND
  OVERLAND SHEET FLOODING OF LOCAL AGRICULTURAL LAND.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

SNAKE RIVER
  ALVARADO         106.4  103.0  101.2  100.4   99.7   99.5   99.4


LAT...LON 4846 9713 4831 9712 4814 9702 4817 9679


$$

MNC069-181306-
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/HLLM5.2.SM.000000T0000Z.140414T1318Z.140421T1500Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER.
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 806.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 802.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 806.0 FEET, STORM SEWER VALVE AT TH. 175
  BRIDGE CLOSED. LIFT PUMP INSPECTED.

&&

DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

TWO RIVERS RIVER
  HALLOCK          805.1  804.2  803.4  802.6  801.7  801.0  800.3


LAT...LON 4888 9719 4873 9713 4867 9662 4885 9667


$$



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