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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1113 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER AFFECTING MCHENRY COUNTY
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING TOWNER...MINOR FLOODING IS
OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER CONTINUES ITS SLOW RISE IN RESPONSE TO
THE INCREASED RELEASE OF WATER FROM LAKE DARLING. THE CURRENT FORECAST
EXPECTS THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER TO REACH ITS MAXIMUM BY FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AND TO HOLD THERE FOR A FEW DAYS BEFORE BEGINNING TO SLOWLY
FALL.


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.

&&

NDC049-242213-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.1.DR.000000T0000Z.140425T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1113 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  7:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 52.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 52.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 52.8 FEET BY
  FRIDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 53.0 FEET...NO SIGNIFICANT FLOOD PROBLEMS.

&&


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

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 TOWNER       52 52.2 TUE 7 PM   52.6   52.7   52.8   52.8   52.7


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



$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
903 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES

.RAINFALL WILL SPREAD OVER THE NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY LATE THIS
MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT. THIS MAY
RESULT IN A SLOWER RECESSION IN THE RIVER LEVELS AT DRAYTON AND
PEMBINA.

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
  24 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

&&

MNC069-089-NDC067-099-241403-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140425T1200Z/
/DRTN8.1.SM.140413T2015Z.140416T1915Z.140424T0600Z.NO/
903 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:45 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 32.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 32.0 FEET, MINOR FLOOD STAGE. AGRICULTURAL
  DAMAGE STARTS.

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/24  04/25  04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29  04/30

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           31.8   31.0   30.6   30.2   29.7   28.8   27.6


LAT...LON 4881 9734 4848 9725 4846 9705 4874 9702


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
903 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES

.RAINFALL WILL SPREAD OVER THE NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY LATE THIS
MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT. THIS MAY
RESULT IN A SLOWER RECESSION IN THE RIVER LEVELS AT DRAYTON AND
PEMBINA.

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
  24 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

&&

MNC069-NDC067-241402-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140426T1800Z/
/PBNN8.1.SM.140416T0934Z.140419T1345Z.140425T1200Z.NO/
903 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:30 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 40.7 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 39.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  FRIDAY MID-MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 39.0 FEET, FLOOD WARNING STAGE...MINOR.

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/24  04/25  04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29  04/30

RED RIVER
  PEMBINA           39.7   39.0   38.7   38.5   38.1   37.4   36.5


LAT...LON 4900 9700 4900 9740 4877 9732 4874 9701


$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
1026 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY...

SDZ267>271-241130-
/O.CON.KABR.FW.W.0004.140424T1800Z-140425T0000Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-
MISSOURI COTEAU-UPPER JAMES RIVER-
1026 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014 /926 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ TO
7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267...268...269...270 AND 271...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267...
  268...269...270 AND 271.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...17 TO 25 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

DORN


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
322 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

MTZ016-017-021>023-241100-
/O.CON.KGGW.LW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140425T0300Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
322 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THURSDAY
FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...THE STRONG WINDS WILL DIMINISH SOMEWHAT THIS EVENING
  THEN RETURN THURSDAY MORNING. THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH
  THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH TONIGHT THEN 15 TO 30 MPH THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE HIGH WAVES THAT COULD
  TIP OR SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT. FORT PECK LAKE REMAINS PARTIALLY
  ICE COVERED. THIS ICE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE AND COULD
  TRAP AND DAMAGE BOATS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF VENTURING ONTO FORT PECK
LAKE. FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY...AVOID THE OPEN WATERS. STAY
CLOSE TO SHORE OR NEAR PROTECTED AREAS.

&&

$$


Flood Watch


FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
849 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS, ND HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WATCH FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN MINNESOTA...

.RAINFALL WILL SPREAD OVER THE NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY LATE THIS
MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT. A LITTLE OVER
A HALF AN INCH OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. THIS IS
EXPECTED TO RESULT IN ANOTHER SLIGHT RISE IN THE RIVER LEVEL AT
HALLOCK...WHICH WOULD PUSH THE LEVEL JUST ABOVE MINOR FLOOD STAGE.
THIS FORECAST WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW RAINFALL AND RIVER REPORTS ARE
RECEIVED.

 THE SEGMENTS IN THIS PRODUCT ARE RIVER FORECASTS FOR SELECTED
 LOCATIONS IN THE WATCH AREA...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...TURN AROUND, DON`T DROWN...

 - DON`T TRAVEL THROUGH FLOODED AREAS!

 - PERSONS LIVING IN THE RED RIVER BASIN SHOULD MONITOR RIVER
   LEVELS WHILE THE RIVER IS IN...OR NEAR...FLOOD.

 - LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TV
   FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...GO TO THE AHPS/RIVER SECTION
ON OUR WEB PAGE AT:      WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRANDFORKS

THIS FORECAST DOES NOT ACCOUNT FOR ICE JAMS THAT CAN
QUICKLY RAISE LOCAL RIVER LEVELS WITH LITTLE OR NO NOTICE.

&&

MNZ004-250149-
/O.NEW.KFGF.FL.A.0002.140425T0000Z-140430T0000Z/
/HLLM5.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
849 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS, ND HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WATCH FOR
  THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK
* FROM THURSDAY EVENING TO TUESDAY EVENING.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 802.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY THURSDAY EVENING.

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/24  04/25  04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29  04/30

TWO RIVERS RIVER
  HALLOCK          801.6  802.2  802.5  802.5  802.1  801.3  800.2


LAT...LON 4888 9719 4873 9713 4867 9662 4885 9667


$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
558 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 263...264...265...
AND 266...

.DISCUSSION...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS
WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS AND DRIER AIR TO THE AREA THURSDAY.
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS. IN ADDITION...A DRY AIRMASS WILL
ALLOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES TO DROP TO 15 TO 20 PERCENT...
POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

SDZ263>266-241200-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.A.0001.140424T1800Z-140425T0100Z/
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-BADLANDS AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
558 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 263...264...265...AND 266...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 263 SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH
  DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264 BADLANDS AREA...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 265 SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 266
  CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 60S.

* IMPACTS...RAPID AND LARGE FIRE GROWTH MAY OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
950 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

NDZ012-241100-
MCHENRY-
950 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER. SEE
WEATHER.GOV/BIS FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND AGAIN
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...BUT NO SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
329 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

MTZ016>027-059>062-242200-
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-
329 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR FORT PECK LAKE THROUGH 9 PM
THURSDAY EVENING. WEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE 15 TO 30 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED FOR NORTHEAST MONTANA SATURDAY
INTO MONDAY. RAINFALL WITH THIS SYSTEM COULD TOP AN INCH...MAKING
SOME UNPAVED ROADWAYS IMPASSABLE.

MOSTLY RAIN WILL FALL WITH THIS SYSTEM BUT IT COULD
MIX WITH SNOW IN SOME OF THE NORTHERN AND HIGHER ELEVATED
LOCATIONS. THE COOL AND WET CONDITIONS COULD MAKE CONDITIONS
HAZARDOUS FOR NEWBORN LIVESTOCK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
315 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-242115-
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-
315 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER TONIGHT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA FOR THE
WEEKEND. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
SATURDAY. AS COLDER AIR MOVES INTO THE AREA...RAIN AND WET SNOW
WILL BE LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY ACROSS THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS WITH SOME SNOW LIKELY FOR THE MOUNTAINS. STAY TUNED TO
THE LATEST FORECAST FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS ON THIS DEVELOPING
SPRING STORM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
658 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-241200-
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-
658 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...WINDY TODAY WITH AREAS OF RAIN...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH AND HIGHER GUSTS WILL
DEVELOP ACROSS PARTS OF THE REGION TODAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH BY
EVENING. AREAS OF RAIN WILL SLOWLY SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS AREAS ALONG THE DAKOTAS BORDER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CHANCES FOR RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. COLDER AIR SAGGING
INTO THE REGION MAY SWITCH ANY RAIN OVER TO SNOW ACROSS THE FAR
NORTH WITH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT IN THE LAKE
OF THE WOODS REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
430 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-240930-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
430 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014 /330 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS...AS WELL AS SCATTERED TO
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TODAY. THERE WILL THEN BE A BREAK
IN THE ACTION BEFORE ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORM MOVE FROM
WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE REGION WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL TRANSPORT COOLER AND DRIER AIR INTO THE
REGION THURSDAY. COMBINED WITH DRY FUELS...THIS WILL AGAIN RESULT
IN FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE REGION BY
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

SERR

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