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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1250 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County

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

.Lake Darling outflow has increased to match increased outflows from
Canadian reservoirs upstream. These releases have caused rises on the
river downstream and minor flooding is occurring or forecast at Foxholm,
Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts to
agriculture interests are felt.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Turn around...Don`t
drown.

&&

NDC049-312350-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.1.DR.150330T1800Z.150404T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1250 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Monday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...to remain near 11 feet.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood waters affect farmland and wooded areas
  in refuge. Due to relative flatness of the area within reach of the
  gage, a rather large area becomes flooded. Damage is to crops and
  farm buildings.

&&


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

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 11.0 Mon 12 PM  11.0   11.0   11.1   11.1   11.2


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



$$

MM/AJS

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1250 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County

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

.Lake Darling outflow has increased to match increased outflows from
Canadian reservoirs upstream. These releases have caused rises on the
river downstream and minor flooding is occurring or forecast at Foxholm,
Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts to
agriculture interests are felt.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Turn around...Don`t
drown.

&&

NDC049-312350-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150404T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1250 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 53.5
  feet Saturday.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...Flood problems begin, agricultural land and
  meadows affected. Moderate flood stage.

&&


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

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52     M           52.5   52.9   53.2   53.4   53.5


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



$$

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