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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
953 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
  Willow Creek near Willow City affecting McHenry and Bottineau
  Counties
For the Souris River Basin including Towner...Bantry...Westhope...
Willow City...Moderate flooding is occurring and is expected to
continue.

. High water along the Souris River and Willow Creek continue to affect
the area from Towner up through Westhope and over towards Willow City.
While water levels continue to slowly fall, it will still be early
May before any of these locations fall below flood stage.



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.

&&

NDC009-262053-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTN8.3.SM.170330T2352Z.170409T0800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
953 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Westhope.
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Monday the stage was 1419 feet.
* Flood stage is 1414 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 1418 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 1418 feet...Refuge area floods. The city of Westhope is
  on high ground and does not flood. Road to gage is impassable.
  Access to Dam #357 is OK below 16 feet.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED          FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME      Tue     Wed     Thu     Fri     Sat

Souris River Basin
 Westhope     1414 1418.7 Mon 9 AM  1418.5  1418.3  1418.1  1417.9  1417.7


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



$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
953 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
  Willow Creek near Willow City affecting McHenry and Bottineau
  Counties
For the Souris River Basin including Towner...Bantry...Westhope...
Willow City...Moderate flooding is occurring and is expected to
continue.

. High water along the Souris River and Willow Creek continue to affect
the area from Towner up through Westhope and over towards Willow City.
While water levels continue to slowly fall, it will still be early
May before any of these locations fall below flood stage.



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.

&&

NDC009-049-262053-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WLCN8.1.SM.170329T2237Z.170403T0615Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
953 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Willow Creek near Willow City.
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Monday the stage was 1443 feet.
* Flood stage is 1442 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 1443 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 1443 feet...Overflow occurs on left bank.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED          FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME      Tue     Wed     Thu     Fri     Sat

Souris River Basin
 Willow City  1442 1443.4 Mon 9 AM  1443.3  1443.2  1443.0  1442.9  1442.7

LAT...LON 4858 10055 4865 10039 4869 10002 4855 10002
      4861 10037 4854 10049



$$

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
953 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
  Willow Creek near Willow City affecting McHenry and Bottineau
  Counties
For the Souris River Basin including Towner...Bantry...Westhope...
Willow City...Moderate flooding is occurring and is expected to
continue.

. High water along the Souris River and Willow Creek continue to affect
the area from Towner up through Westhope and over towards Willow City.
While water levels continue to slowly fall, it will still be early
May before any of these locations fall below flood stage.



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.

&&

NDC049-262053-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.2.DR.170402T0715Z.170409T1345Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
953 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Monday the stage was 1441 feet.
* Flood stage is 1440 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 1440 feet.
* Impact...At 1440 feet...Water begins crossing the road several
  hundred feet to the left of the bridge. No towns or major roads are
  flooded.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED          FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME      Tue     Wed     Thu     Fri     Sat

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       1440 1440.5 Mon 9 AM  1440.5  1440.4  1440.4  1440.4  1440.3


LAT...LON 4875 10088 4875 10080 4852 10039 4845 10037
      4845 10047 4860 10076



$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
953 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
  Willow Creek near Willow City affecting McHenry and Bottineau
  Counties
For the Souris River Basin including Towner...Bantry...Westhope...
Willow City...Moderate flooding is occurring and is expected to
continue.

. High water along the Souris River and Willow Creek continue to affect
the area from Towner up through Westhope and over towards Willow City.
While water levels continue to slowly fall, it will still be early
May before any of these locations fall below flood stage.



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.

&&

NDC049-262053-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.2.DR.170325T1600Z.170401T1600Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
953 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* At  5:00 AM Monday the stage was 1455 feet.
* Flood stage is 1454 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will slowly fall over the coming days.
* Impact...At 1454 feet...Minor flood stage with no significant
  problems.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED          FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME      Tue     Wed     Thu     Fri     Sat

Souris River Basin
 Towner       1454 1454.9 Mon 5 AM  1454.8  1454.8  1454.8  1454.7  1454.7


LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085



$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
140 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

MTZ036>038-058-WYZ099-251945-
/O.UPG.KBYZ.WS.A.0008.170425T0000Z-170426T0000Z/
/O.EXA.KBYZ.WW.Y.0022.170425T0000Z-170426T0000Z/
Powder River-Carter-Southern Big Horn-Southern Rosebud-
Sheridan Foothills-
140 PM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM MDT TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for Snow which is in effect from 6 PM this
evening to 6 PM MDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Heavy, wet snow will make for very difficult
  traveling conditions with poor visibility and roads becoming
  snow packed. Downed tree branches and power outages are
  possible. Young livestock may be at risk.

* TIMING...Rain will develop this evening and change to wet
  snow overnight. The wet snow will continue through early
  Tuesday afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 6 inches of heavy, wet snow, with
  heavier amounts possible on ridges and higher hills.

* WINDS...Northeast winds of 10 to 20 mph will make for poor
  visibility in snowfall, along with lowering wind chill
  values.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory can be issued for a variety of winter
weather conditions such as light snow...blowing snow...sleet...
freezing rain...and extreme wind chills.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
243 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

MNZ004-005-007-251945-
Kittson-Roseau-West Marshall-
243 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected in grassy
areas. Localized amounts of up to 5 inches are possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
539 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

SDZ001-002-014-251145-
Harding-Perkins-Ziebach-
539 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

This Hazardous weather outlook is for portions of western South
Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of fog this morning will reduce visibilities to under one
mile at times. The fog will dissipate around mid morning.

Rain may mix with or change to snow very late tonight with up to
an inch of accumulation by Tuesday morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Snow will continue on Tuesday with total snow accumulations of an
inch or two possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further updates...or check
our web site at weather.gov/rapidcity

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
539 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

SDZ012-025-026-030-072-074-WYZ071-251145-
Butte-Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-Custer Co Plains-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Hermosa Foot Hills-Northeastern Crook-
539 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

This Hazardous weather outlook is for portions of western South
Dakota...and northeast Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of fog this morning will reduce visibilities to under one
mile at times. The fog will dissipate around mid morning.

There is a chance for a few thunderstorms later this afternoon and
evening. Severe thunderstorms are not expected. Rain will change
to snow later tonight with around an inch of accumulation by
Tuesday morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Snow will continue on Tuesday with total snow accumulations of 1
to 4 inches possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further updates...or check
our web site at weather.gov/rapidcity

$$

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