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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
ND
1001 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WESTHOPE...MINOR FLOODING IS
FORECAST.

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE REMAINS ONE AND A HALF FEET ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE AND WILL CONTINUE ITS SLOW FALL TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE
AROUND THE END OF AUGUST. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINS OVER
PARTS OF THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN THROUGH THE WEEK.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER TOPS THE
ROADWAY. TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN. AVOID DRIVING ON FLOODED ROADS.


A FOLLOW-UP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED.

&&

NDC009-212101-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTN8.3.ER.140630T1805Z.140706T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1001 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 11.4 FEET BY WEDNESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
  ADDITIONAL RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...WILDLIFE AND REFUGE FLOODING ONLY.

&&


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

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10  11.4 WED 9 AM   11.3   11.2   11.0   10.9   10.9


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



$$

AYD


Flood Advisory


FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND
839 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

NDC071-212100-
/O.NEW.KFGF.FA.Y.0029.140821T1339Z-140821T2100Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RAMSEY ND-
839 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL RAMSEY COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA...

* UNTIL 400 PM CDT THURSDAY

* AT 839 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...BROCKET...DERRICK...EDMORE...GARSKE...LAWTON...
  STARKWEATHER AND WEBSTER.


THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS...EDMORE COULEE AND STARKWEATHER
COULEE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE FLOOD ADVISORY WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL THE WATER HAS RECEDED
AND THE FLOODING IS NO LONGER A HAZARD.

&&

LAT...LON 4851 9834 4820 9834 4819 9889 4850 9890

$$

HOPKINS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
723 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-221230-
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-EDDY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
WESTERN WALSH-
723 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR TODAY
MAINLY IN AN AREA NORTH OF DEVILS LAKE AND EAST OF THE RED RIVER
OVER NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED
HOWEVER AND ANY RAIN WILL BE ISOLATED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

AN UNSETTLED PERIOD WITH A RISK OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS
EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$


DTR

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
616 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-221300-
BENNETT-BUTTE-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-HAAKON-
HARDING-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-MELLETTE-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-PERKINS-RAPID CITY-
SHANNON-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-TODD-TRIPP-
WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-ZIEBACH-
616 AM MDT (716 AM CDT) THU AUG 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS MUCH OF THE
AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED
AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
434 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-221045-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIG HORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
434 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

COOL AND WET WEATHER PATTERN WILL SETTLE INTO THE AREA TODAY.
EXPECT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO BECOME SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
BY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
IN FAR SOUTHEAST MONTANA...FROM BROADUS TO BAKER AND EAST...BY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WITH HEAVY RAINFALL AND STRONG WINDS THE
MAIN THREAT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE COOL AND WET WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. EXPECT RAINFALL TO BECOME WIDESPREAD BY FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY. LOCALIZED AREAS OF HEAVIER RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE AT
TIMES LATE FRIDAY. THOSE IN AREAS THAT ARE EASILY SUSCEPTIBLE TO
MINOR FLOODING FROM ELEVATED STREAMS OR THOSE THAT LIVE IN BURN
SCAR AREAS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER CLOSELY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

TRAVELERS ON THE BEARTOOTH PASS AND THOSE WITH RECREATION PLANS
IN THE HIGH COUNTRY SHOULD NOTE THAT A COUPLE INCHES OF SLUSHY
SNOW ARE POSSIBLE BOTH SATURDAY MORNING AND SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WOULD LIKELY BE LIMITED TO ELEVATIONS AROUND 10,000
FEET OR ABOVE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
357 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

MTZ016>027-059>062-221000-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-
SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
357 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
NORTHEAST MONTANA TODAY AND TONIGHT. SOME OF THE SHOWERS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MUCH COOLER AND WETTER WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS
AN LARGE SCALE STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. HEAVY
RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE...MAINLY DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
451 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

SDZ003>005-009-010-015>017-033>037-045-048-051-221000-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-
STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
451 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014 /351 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA AND NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA. THE OVERALL SEVERE STORM THREAT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL RETURN TO THE AREA FRIDAY THROUGH THE
WEEKEND...WITH SEVERAL CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
TMT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
406 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

NDZ001>003-005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-220915-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCHENRY-
PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-
GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-
MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
406 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014 /306 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN IS FORECAST TO
ENTER WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON...AND PROGRESS NORTHEAST
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

MANY AREAS HAVE EXPERIENCED SEVERAL INCHES OF RAINFALL IN THE
LAST WEEK. THEY WILL BE MOST FAVORED FOR OVERLAND FLOODING TODAY
AND TONIGHT. SMALL STREAMS AND COULEES MAY ALSO FLOOD DUE TO EXCESSIVE
RUNOFF. MORE DETAILS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE LATEST HYDROLOGIC
OUTLOOK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THE HEAVIEST RAIN IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP WEST OF HIGHWAY 83
SATURDAY...SATURDAY NIGHT...AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...INCLUDING NEW FLOODING...TO NWS BISMARCK
AT 701-223-4582...OR VIA SOCIAL MEDIA.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS.

$$

SCHECK/TM

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
406 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

NDZ004-220915-
BOTTINEAU-
406 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A RIVER FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR
WESTHOPE. SEE THE RIVERS AND LAKES TAB AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BIS FOR
DETAILS.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL DISSIPATE THIS MORNING. SMALL STREAMS
AND COULEES MAY FLOOD DUE TO EXCESSIVE RUNOFF. MORE DETAILS ARE
AVAILABLE IN THE LATEST HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...INCLUDING NEW FLOODING...TO NWS BISMARCK
AT 701-223-4582...OR VIA SOCIAL MEDIA.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS.

$$


Hydrologic Outlook


HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-221000-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
451 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014 /351 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014/

...SEVERAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO THREE INCHES OF RAINFALL IS FORECAST ACROSS
WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE NEXT ROUND OF HEAVY
RAIN WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND END FRIDAY MORNING.
ADDITIONAL ROUNDS ARE FORECAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. WITH EACH
PASSING THUNDERSTORM...THE RISK FOR OVERLAND AND SMALL STREAM
FLOODING INCREASES.

FOR THE MISSOURI RIVER TRIBUTARIES...
THE KNIFE AND HEART RIVERS AND APPLE CREEK ARE RUNNING WELL ABOVE
NORMAL. RAINFALL GREATER THAN ONE INCH MAY RESULT IN OVERLAND
FLOODING...POSSIBLY TRANSITIONING INTO FLOODING ALONG SMALL
STREAMS AND RIVERS.

IN THE SOURIS AND JAMES RIVER BASINS...
UNLESS RECEIVED IN A DOWNPOUR...SOILS SHOULD BE ABLE TO HANDLE
TWO INCHES OF RAIN FROM THUNDERSTORMS. SUBSEQUENT HEAVY RAINS
WOULD LIKELY RESULT IN EXCESSIVE RUNOFF...SO OVERLAND AND SMALL
STREAM FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.

KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST WEATHER AND WATER CONDITIONS AT
WEATHER.GOV/BIS.

$$

SCHECK

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