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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
957 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE IS FORECAST TO REMAIN NEAR FLOOD
STAGE OF 10.0 FEET INTO NEXT WEEK. THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW
CITY IS FORECAST TO SLOWLY RISE TO 10.7 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
REMAINING ABOVE FLOOD STAGE INTO NEXT WEEK.


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.

&&

NDC009-182057-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTN8.1.SM.140416T0345Z.140416T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
957 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 10.0 FEET 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 (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 10.0 THU 9 AM   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
957 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE IS FORECAST TO REMAIN NEAR FLOOD
STAGE OF 10.0 FEET INTO NEXT WEEK. THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW
CITY IS FORECAST TO SLOWLY RISE TO 10.7 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
REMAINING ABOVE FLOOD STAGE INTO NEXT WEEK.


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.

&&

NDC009-049-182057-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WLCN8.1.SM.140414T1500Z.140418T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
957 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 10.7 FEET BY
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS BACKING UP INTO RAVINES AND
  GETS TO TOP OF ROAD BY GAGE.

&&


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

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WILLOW CITY  10 10.6 THU 9 AM   10.6   10.7   10.6   10.4   10.3



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



$$

AYD

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