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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
821 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in
Minnesota...

  * Hendrum...on the Wild Rice River (MN)...in Norman County

...The flood warning continues for these river locations in
Minnesota and North Dakota...

  * Fargo...on the Red River...in Clay and Cass counties
  * 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
  * Dilworth...on the Buffalo River...in Clay County

.River levels along the Red River at Oslo and the Buffalo River at
Dilworth are continuing to rise and will crest over the next few
days while the Red River at East Grand Forks appears to be cresting
this evening. Additionally, river levels along the Red River at
Fargo and the Wild Rice River at Hendrum will continue their gradual
decline.

Little additional precipitation is expected over the course of the
next week. Near normal (generally below freezing) temperatures are
expected to continue through midweek. Note that these temperatures
may cause river levels to slow a bit and not reach as high as their
forecast values. Additionally, the effect of possible ice and ice
jams has not been included in these forecasts.

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
  48 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

&&

MNC027-NDC017-281421-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/FGON8.1.ER.170220T1845Z.170224T1830Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
821 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Fargo...on the Red River.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:15 PM Sunday the stage was 20.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to a stage of 19.8 feet
  by Tuesday mid-morning.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 22.0 feet, Fargo...North Broadway bridge is
  closed.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun
(month/day)         02/27  02/28  03/01  03/02  03/03  03/04  03/05
  Fargo             20.1   19.4   18.8   18.5   18.2   18.1     M


LAT...LON 4715 9673 4724 9683 4724 9694 4676 9689 4677 9671


$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
415 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-281015-
West Polk-Norman-Clay-Kittson-Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-
West Marshall-East Marshall-North Beltrami-Pennington-Red Lake-
East Polk-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-Mahnomen-
South Clearwater-Hubbard-West Becker-East Becker-Wilkin-
West Otter Tail-East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-Towner-Cavalier-
Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-Nelson-
Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-
Richland-Western Walsh County-
415 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern North
Dakota, west central and northwest Minnesota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Some light snow will begin to move into the Devils Lake Basin this
afternoon and spread eastward across northeastern North Dakota and
northwestern Minnesota this evening. Amounts are expected to be an
inch or less.

More significant snowfall will begin later tonight across
southeastern North Dakota and west central Minnesota and continue
into Tuesday.

A few area rivers and streams continue to have minor flooding from
runoff of snowmelt from last weeks rain and warmth. See the
latest flood statements and flood warnings for the most current
river information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Tuesday will see snow continuing across southeastern North Dakota
and west central Minnesota, with 1 to 2 inches of accumulation
expected a isolated higher amounts.

Additional snow chances for the mid-week period, but accumulations
are expected to be very light.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated but snow reports are
appreciated.

$$



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