Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS83 KBIS 271452
952 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Minor flooding is
occurring and is expected to continue.

.Lake Darling outflows are increasing to match increased outflows from
Canadian reservoirs upstream. These releases have now pushed the river
level at Foxholm above flood stage. The river level is expected to rise
to near 12.2 feet by Saturday, and remain near that level through
the middle of next week. At a level of 12 feet, rural flooding begins in
the Foxholm area. People along the Souris, downstream of Foxholm, can expect
minor rises over the next several days. At these release levels little impact
is expected. However, additional increases from Lake Darling may be
needed in the future.


Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown.


952 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Souris River near Foxholm.
* until further notice.
* At 9:15 AM Friday the stage was 11.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and forecast to continue.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.2 feet by
  Saturday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 11.5 Fri 9 AM   12.2   12.2   12.2   12.2   12.2

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


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