Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
755 AM CDT Fri May 24 2019


...The flood warning continues for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * Fargo...on the Red River ...in Clay and Cass Counties

.River levels are expected to continue to gradually rise due to
precipitation over the region in the next 24-48 hours. However,
river levels will remain in minor flood stage.


  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 use 24 hours of forecast precipitation
between April 1st and October 1st, and 48 hours otherwise.
However, depending on the situation, they 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

&&

MNC027-NDC017-251255-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/FGON8.1.ER.190520T2145Z.190527T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
755 AM CDT Fri May 24 2019

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Fargo...on the Red River.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 AM Friday the stage was 19.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will rise to a crest near 20.0 feet sometime
  Sunday evening then begin falling.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 21.0 feet, 3rd Street underpass is closed
  (Moorhead).

&&

Daily 7am CDT/6am CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri
(month/day)         05/25  05/26  05/27  05/28  05/29  05/30  05/31

Red River
  Fargo             19.7   19.9   20.0   20.0   19.7   19.1   18.6

&&

LAT...LON 4677 9671 4676 9689 4724 9694 4724 9683 4715 9673


$$



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