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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
234 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...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
For the Souris River Basin including Towner...Bantry...Minor to Moderate
flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

. Flow out of Lake Darling dam is now below that needed to create flooding
along the Souris River near Towner and Bantry. While it will still take
several days before significant relief is felt in this area, lower water
will start to be seen around the last few days of April.

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.


&&

NDC049-272334-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.2.DR.150401T1500Z.150424T1845Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
234 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At  2:00 PM Friday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 12.0 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 11.5 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 (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 12.0 Fri 2 PM   12.0   12.0   12.0   12.0   11.9


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



$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
234 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...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
For the Souris River Basin including Towner...Bantry...Minor to Moderate
flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

. Flow out of Lake Darling dam is now below that needed to create flooding
along the Souris River near Towner and Bantry. While it will still take
several days before significant relief is felt in this area, lower water
will start to be seen around the last few days of April.

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.


&&

NDC049-272334-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.2.DR.150401T0600Z.150421T2100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
234 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 54.1
  feet this evening.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. Flood problems begin,
  agricultural land and meadows affected.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52   M    54.1   54.1   54.1   54.0   53.8


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



$$

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