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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1240 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...

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

.THE FINAL TWO FORECAST POINTS ABOVE FLOOD STAGE WITHIN THE SOURIS
RIVER BASIN ARE THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AND WILLOW CREEK NEAR
WILLOW CITY. THERE IS STILL NOT ENOUGH PRECIPITATION IS IN THE
CURRENT FORECAST TO CHANGE THE EXISTING DOWNWARD TREND IN WATER LEVELS.
WILLOW CREEK IS LIKELY TO FALL BELOW FLOOD ON SATURDAY WHILE THE
SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE WELL INTO
AUGUST.


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.

&&

NDC009-012340-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTN8.3.ER.140630T1805Z.140706T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1240 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 12:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING TO NEAR 13.5 FEET BY THIS
  AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...REFUGE AREA FLOODS. THE CITY OF WESTHOPE IS
  ON HIGH GROUND AND DOES NOT FLOOD. ROAD TO GAGE IS IMPASSABLE.
  ACCESS TO DAM #357 IS OK BELOW 16 FEET.

&&


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

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 13.5 THU 12 PM  13.5   13.4   13.2   13.0   12.7


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1240 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...

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

.THE FINAL TWO FORECAST POINTS ABOVE FLOOD STAGE WITHIN THE SOURIS
RIVER BASIN ARE THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AND WILLOW CREEK NEAR
WILLOW CITY. THERE IS STILL NOT ENOUGH PRECIPITATION IS IN THE
CURRENT FORECAST TO CHANGE THE EXISTING DOWNWARD TREND IN WATER LEVELS.
WILLOW CREEK IS LIKELY TO FALL BELOW FLOOD ON SATURDAY WHILE THE
SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE WELL INTO
AUGUST.


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.

&&

NDC009-049-012339-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-140803T0000Z/
/WLCN8.1.ER.140703T2020Z.140713T0245Z.140802T1200Z.NO/
1240 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.
* AT 12:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  SATURDAY MORNING.
* 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 10.4 THU 12 PM  10.2   10.0    9.8    9.6    9.4


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



$$
AJS

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1112 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

OKC077-121-127-010400-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FA.W.0007.140731T1612Z-140801T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PITTSBURG OK-PUSHMATAHA OK-LATIMER OK-
1112 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHERN PUSHMATAHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  PITTSBURG COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
  SOUTHWESTERN LATIMER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...

* UNTIL 1100 PM CDT THURSDAY

* AT 1109 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. ALTHOUGH ADDITIONAL
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL REMAIN LIGHT...5 TO 7 INCHES OF RAIN FELL
  EARLY THIS MORNING.  SEVERAL ROADS WILL LIKELY REMAIN CLOSED OR
  IMPASSABLE DUE TO HIGH WATER AND EXCESSIVE RUNOFF.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
  SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...CLAYTON...
  MCALESTER...ALDERSON...BLANCO...CLAYTON LAKE STATE PARK...
  HARTSHORNE...HAYWOOD...HIGGINS...KIAMICHI...KREBS...MCALESTER
  REGIONAL AIRPORT...NASHOBA...SAVANNA...SCIPIO...STANLEY...TUSKAHOMA
  AND YANUSH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD TO
UNKNOWN DEPTHS. IT ONLY TAKES TWO FEET OF RUSHING WATER TO CARRY AWAY
MOST SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUPS. TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO
REACH YOUR DESTINATION OR WAIT UNTIL THE WATER RECEDES. REMEMBER...
MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.

&&

LAT...LON 3482 9610 3505 9610 3509 9607 3513 9601
      3515 9601 3515 9590 3496 9548 3451 9494
      3450 9504 3430 9505

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1016 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN ARKANSAS...

  CACHE RIVER NEAR PATTERSON AFFECTING JACKSON AND WOODRUFF COUNTIES


RIVER FORECASTS ARE BASED ON CURRENT CONDITIONS AND RAINFALL
FORECASTED TO OCCUR OVER THE NEXT 12 HOURS. DURING PERIODS OF
FLOODING...EVENING FORECASTS ARE REISSUED WITH UPDATED RAINFALL
FORECASTS.

OBSERVED AND FORECASTED STAGE DATA PLOTS ARE AVAILABLE ON OUR
ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE WEB PAGE AT...
WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/LZK
UNDER THE CURRENT CONDITIONS SECTION...SELECT RIVER AND LAKES AHPS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN
DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.

EVERYONE WITH PROPERTY OR OTHER INTEREST ALONG STREAMS AND RIVERS
SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO CHANGING WEATHER FORECAST. SHOULD CONDITIONS
CHANGE...LOOK FOR RIVER FORECAST OR FLOOD WARNINGS FOR USE IN MAKING
INFORMED DECISIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.


&&

ARC067-147-010616-
/O.CON.KLZK.FL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-140802T1200Z/
/PTTA4.1.ER.140728T0900Z.140730T0000Z.140801T0600Z.NO/
1016 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CACHE RIVER NEAR PATTERSON.
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 9:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE ON
  FRIDAY.
* IMPACTS AT 8.0 FEET...LOW SWAMPY TIMBERLAND ALONG THE RIVER BEGINS
  TO FLOOD. FLOOD GATES SHOULD BE CLOSED AND EQUIPMENT MOVED OUT OF
  THE LOW GROUNDS ALONG THE RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES.


&&


             FLD  OBSERVED                  FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION     STG  STG  DAY TIME    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

CACHE RIVER
  PATTERSON    8   8.3 THU 09 AM    7.9    7.4    7.0    6.8    6.7


&&


LAT...LON 3510 9133 3522 9128 3539 9123 3538 9113
      3521 9117 3508 9122


$$

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