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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
748 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014


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

  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG THE FAR
NORTHERN STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER NEAR PEMBINA...BUT NOT ENOUGH
TO ALTER THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. FORECAST PRECIPITATION
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT RIVER LEVELS.

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

&&

MNC069-191247-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HLLM5.2.SM.000000T0000Z.140414T1318Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
748 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 805.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 802.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 804.0 FEET
  BY SATURDAY MID-MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 805.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. STORM
  SEWERS START BACKING UP.

&&

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

 DATE                FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU
(MONTH/DAY)         04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23  04/24

TWO RIVERS RIVER
  HALLOCK          804.4  803.6  803.3  803.1  803.0  802.7  802.2


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
748 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014


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

  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG THE FAR
NORTHERN STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER NEAR PEMBINA...BUT NOT ENOUGH
TO ALTER THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. FORECAST PRECIPITATION
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT RIVER LEVELS.

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

&&

MNC089-191248-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140420T0300Z/
/ALVM5.2.SM.140413T2000Z.140416T0815Z.140418T2100Z.NO/
748 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER.
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 107.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 106.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 108.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE AND
  OVERLAND SHEET FLOODING OF LOCAL AGRICULTURAL LAND.

&&

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

 DATE                FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU
(MONTH/DAY)         04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23  04/24

SNAKE RIVER
  ALVARADO         105.8  104.3  103.3  102.7  102.3  102.0  101.9


LAT...LON 4846 9713 4831 9712 4814 9702 4817 9679


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
748 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014


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

  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG THE FAR
NORTHERN STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER NEAR PEMBINA...BUT NOT ENOUGH
TO ALTER THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. FORECAST PRECIPITATION
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT RIVER LEVELS.

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-NDC067-099-191248-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140425T0600Z/
/DRTN8.1.SM.140413T2015Z.140416T1915Z.140424T0000Z.NO/
748 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FRIDAY APRIL 25...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 37.1 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
  WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 38.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

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

 DATE                FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU
(MONTH/DAY)         04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23  04/24

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           36.6   35.8   35.0   34.0   33.0   32.0   31.0


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
748 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014


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

  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG THE FAR
NORTHERN STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER NEAR PEMBINA...BUT NOT ENOUGH
TO ALTER THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. FORECAST PRECIPITATION
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT RIVER LEVELS.

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

&&

MNC089-119-NDC035-099-191248-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140420T2024Z/
/OSLM5.2.SM.140410T2022Z.140413T1730Z.140419T1424Z.NO/
748 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:15 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 29.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 26.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 30.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

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

 DATE                FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU
(MONTH/DAY)         04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23  04/24

RED RIVER
  OSLO              27.2   25.2   23.2   21.2   19.2   17.8   17.3


LAT...LON 4810 9721 4807 9698 4846 9706 4848 9725


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
748 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014


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

  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG THE FAR
NORTHERN STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER NEAR PEMBINA...BUT NOT ENOUGH
TO ALTER THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. FORECAST PRECIPITATION
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT RIVER LEVELS.

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-NDC067-191248-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PBNN8.2.SM.140416T0934Z.140420T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
748 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 42.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 44.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 44.0 FEET SOMETIME
  EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 44.0 FEET EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 44.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

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

 DATE                FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU
(MONTH/DAY)         04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23  04/24

RED RIVER
  PEMBINA           43.2   43.9   44.0   43.8   43.4   42.7   41.8


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
911 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM AFFECTING WARD COUNTY
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY
  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING FOXHOLM...WESTHOPE...AND WILLOW
CITY...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS FORECAST.

.FOR THE SOURIS RIVER AT WESTHOPE AND WILLOW CREEK AT WILLOW CITY RUNOFF
FROM SNOWMELT WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING THROUGH THE WEEKEND INTO NEXT
WEEK.
THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM WILL RISE TO JUST ABOVE MINOR FLOOD
STAGE BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS A RESULT OF INCREASED RELEASES FROM LAKE
DARLING AND ALAMEDA DAMS. THIS PROACTIVE EARLY RELEASE IS INTENDED
TO CREATE MORE ROOM IN THE RESERVOIRS FOR A SERIES OF RAIN EVENTS
STARTING THIS COMING WEEKEND WHICH WILL LAST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF
NEXT WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT DRIVE OR WALK INTO FLOODED AREASS.

&&

NDC009-190210-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTN8.1.SM.140416T0345Z.140416T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
911 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 8:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER LEVEL WILL REMAIN RIGHT AT FLOOD STAGE
  INTO NEXT WEEK.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...WATER IS ALMOST VALLEY-WIDE...BUT THE AREA
  FLOODED IS GRASS COVERED AND NO BUILDINGS ARE AFFECTED.

&&

             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10  9.9 THU 8 PM   10.0   10.0   10.0   10.0   10.0


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
911 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM AFFECTING WARD COUNTY
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY
  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING FOXHOLM...WESTHOPE...AND WILLOW
CITY...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS FORECAST.

.FOR THE SOURIS RIVER AT WESTHOPE AND WILLOW CREEK AT WILLOW CITY RUNOFF
FROM SNOWMELT WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING THROUGH THE WEEKEND INTO NEXT
WEEK.
THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM WILL RISE TO JUST ABOVE MINOR FLOOD
STAGE BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS A RESULT OF INCREASED RELEASES FROM LAKE
DARLING AND ALAMEDA DAMS. THIS PROACTIVE EARLY RELEASE IS INTENDED
TO CREATE MORE ROOM IN THE RESERVOIRS FOR A SERIES OF RAIN EVENTS
STARTING THIS COMING WEEKEND WHICH WILL LAST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF
NEXT WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT DRIVE OR WALK INTO FLOODED AREASS.

&&

NDC009-049-190210-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WLCN8.1.SM.140414T1500Z.140418T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
911 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 8:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE CREEK LEVEL OFF NEAR 10.7 FEET LATE TONIGHT.
  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS BACKING UP INTO RAVINES AND
  GETS TO THE TOP OF THE ROAD BY GAGE.

&&

             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WILLOW CITY  10 10.6 THU 8 PM   10.7   10.7   10.6   10.5   10.5


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
859 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MINNESOTA...

  MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN AFFECTING AITKIN AND CROW WING COUNTIES

MNC001-035-190159-
/O.EXT.KDLH.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140421T1200Z/
/ATKM5.1.RS.140412T1245Z.140413T2245Z.140421T0600Z.NO/
859 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN.
* AT  8:30 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* AT 12.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF FARMLAND OCCURS..
THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.3 FEET ON APR 17 2011.


&&

LAT...LON 4650 9370 4630 9420 4644 9420 4655 9415
      4665 9370



$$

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