Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS43 KBIS 151654
FLWBIS
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1154 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY...MINOR
  FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE IS AT MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 10.0 FEET...
AND IS EXPECTED REMAIN THERE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THIS RECENT RISE IS
DUE TO SNOWMELT RUNOFF FROM THE UPPER PORTIONS OF THE BASIN.

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1154 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
* AT 11AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS...10.0 FEET
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR FLOOD STAGE THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 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 (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 10.0 TUE 11 AM  10.0   10.0   10.0   10.0   10.0

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

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