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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
923 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE CROSSING THE ROCKIES AND
NORTHERN PLAINS TODAY. COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF MOISTURE WILL BE PRESENT
WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SPREADING ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING
AND WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS MAY
RESULT IN FLOODING ACROSS NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA AND PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST WYOMING.

SDZ001-002-012>014-032-073-WYZ054-056-071-240000-
/O.CON.KUNR.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-140824T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-HAAKON-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...DUPREE...PHILIP...UNION CENTER...
GILLETTE...MOORCROFT...HULETT...COLONY
923 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTHEAST WYOMING...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...BUTTE...HAAKON...HARDING...
   NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS...PERKINS...SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS
  AND ZIEBACH. IN NORTHEAST WYOMING...NORTHEASTERN CROOK...
  NORTHERN CAMPBELL AND WESTERN CROOK.

* UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE PERIODS OF HEAVY
  RAINFALL TODAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE OVER THE WATCH AREA.

* LOCALIZED FLOODING MAY OCCUR FROM THE HEAVY RAIN. PEOPLE
  LIVING IN LOW LYING AREAS OR ALONG SMALL STREAMS SUSCEPTIBLE
  TO FLOODING SHOULD BE ALERT TO RISING WATER LEVELS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG RIVERS AND
CREEKS IN THE WATCH AREA...BUT IS NOT IMMINENT. IF YOU ARE IN THE
WATCH AREA...TAKE TIME TO MOVE LIVESTOCK...EQUIPMENT...AND OTHER
PROPERTY FROM LOW LYING AREAS BEFORE FLOODING OCCURS. MONITOR
NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL MEDIA FOR UPDATED FORECASTS AND BE
READY TO QUICKLY MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF RISING WATER LEVELS ARE
OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

$$

CALDERON

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
1111 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE FOR PARTS OF NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTH OVER THE REGION TODAY...SPREADING
RAIN ACROSS THE AREA. LOCALIZED HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY.

SDZ003-004-009-015-033-240000-
/O.CON.KABR.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-140824T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-STANLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...HERREID...MOBRIDGE...
TIMBER LAKE...FORT PIERRE
1111 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014 /1011 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014/

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH
  DAKOTA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL SOUTH
  DAKOTA...STANLEY. IN NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...CAMPBELL...
  CORSON...DEWEY AND WALWORTH.

* UNTIL 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING

* HEAVY RAINS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE WATCH
  AREA.

* LOCALIZED FLOODING MAY OCCUR WITH HEAVY RAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

SERR

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
958 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAVY RAIN TODAY INTO SUNDAY...

.A POTENT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA TODAY INTO SUNDAY. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION WILL
OCCUR TODAY INTO TONIGHT...THEN END FROM SOUTH TO NORTH SUNDAY.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH
OF THE AREA...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR EVEN HIGHER AMOUNTS.

RAINFALL OVER THE PAST WEEK HAS KEPT SOIL MOISTURE VERY HIGH
ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN
COULD LEAD TO OVERLAND FLOODING...AND FLOODING OF CREEKS...
STREAMS AND SOME RIVERS.

STAY UP TO DATE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BIS AND FOLLOW NWS BISMARCK ON
SOCIAL MEDIA.

NDZ017>020-031>034-040>046-050-232300-
/O.CON.KBIS.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-140824T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-MCINTOSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEULAH...
HAZEN...CENTER...BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MANDAN...MARMARTH...
MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES...LINTON...ASHLEY
958 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014 /858 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014/

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
  DAKOTA...SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...
   MCKENZIE. IN SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...EMMONS...GRANT...
  MERCER...MORTON...OLIVER AND SIOUX. IN SOUTHEAST NORTH
  DAKOTA...MCINTOSH. IN SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...ADAMS...
  BILLINGS...BOWMAN...DUNN...GOLDEN VALLEY...HETTINGER...SLOPE
  AND STARK.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER NEARLY SATURATED SOILS.

* FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAM AND NORMALLY LOW DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING. MONITOR
FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING
IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
958 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAVY RAIN TODAY INTO SUNDAY...

.A POTENT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA TODAY INTO SUNDAY. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION WILL
OCCUR TODAY INTO TONIGHT...THEN END FROM SOUTH TO NORTH SUNDAY.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH
OF THE AREA...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR EVEN HIGHER AMOUNTS.

RAINFALL OVER THE PAST WEEK HAS KEPT SOIL MOISTURE VERY HIGH
ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN
COULD LEAD TO OVERLAND FLOODING...AND FLOODING OF CREEKS...
STREAMS AND SOME RIVERS.

STAY UP TO DATE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BIS AND FOLLOW NWS BISMARCK ON
SOCIAL MEDIA.

NDZ001>005-009>013-021>023-035-036-047-232300-
/O.CON.KBIS.FA.A.0002.140823T1500Z-140824T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-LOGAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...
BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...MINOT...TOWNER...
RUGBY...GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...BISMARCK...STEELE...
NAPOLEON
958 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST NORTH
  DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH
  DAKOTA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN NORTH CENTRAL
  NORTH DAKOTA...BOTTINEAU...MCHENRY...PIERCE...RENVILLE...
  ROLETTE AND WARD. IN NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...BURKE...DIVIDE...
   MOUNTRAIL AND WILLIAMS. IN SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...
  BURLEIGH...KIDDER...MCLEAN...SHERIDAN AND WELLS. IN SOUTHEAST
  NORTH DAKOTA...LOGAN.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER NEARLY SATURATED SOILS.

* FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAM AND NORMALLY LOW DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING. MONITOR
FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING
IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
824 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014


MTC011-017-025-075-241430-
/O.EXT.KBYZ.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-140825T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CARTER-CUSTER-FALLON-POWDER RIVER-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...EKALAKA...MILES CITY...BAKER...
BROADUS
824 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST MONTANA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  COUNTIES...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON AND POWDER RIVER.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* PERIODS OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION ARE NOW EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
  THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEKEND...WITH TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF 2 TO 4
  INCHES LIKELY. THE HEAVIEST WIDESPREAD RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
  TODAY.

* PEOPLE LIVING IN LOW LYING AREAS OR ALONG SMALL STREAMS
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE ALERT TO RISING WATER LEVELS.
  PEOPLE NEAR BURN SCARS OR STEEP TERRAIN SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
  DEBRIS FLOW OR SIGNIFICANT EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
824 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014


MTC037-065-087-103-107-111-241430-
/O.EXB.KBYZ.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-140825T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GOLDEN VALLEY-MUSSELSHELL-ROSEBUD-TREASURE-WHEATLAND-YELLOWSTONE-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...RYEGATE...LAVINA...ROUNDUP...
COLSTRIP...LAME DEER...FORSYTH...ASHLAND...HYSHAM...HARLOWTON...
BILLINGS
824 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTH
  CENTRAL MONTANA AND SOUTHEAST MONTANA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN CENTRAL MONTANA...GOLDEN VALLEY...
  MUSSELSHELL AND WHEATLAND. IN SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...
  YELLOWSTONE. IN SOUTHEAST MONTANA...ROSEBUD AND TREASURE.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* PERIODS OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE OVER SOUTHEAST
  MONTANA THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH 2 TO 4 INCHES OF TOTAL
  PRECIPITATION LIKELY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST WIDESPREAD RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* PEOPLE LIVING IN LOW LYING AREAS OR ALONG SMALL STREAMS
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE ALERT TO RISING WATER LEVELS.
  PEOPLE LIVING NEAR BURN SCARS AND STEEP TERRAIN SHOULD ALSO BE
  ALERT FOR POSSIBLE DEBRIS FLOW AND SIGNIFICANT EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

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