Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
130 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in North Dakota...

  Missouri River near Williston affecting Williams and McKenzie
For the Missouri River Basin including Williston...Minor flooding is
occurring...With Moderate flooding forecast.

. An upsurge in runoff for the upper Yellowstone River during the
next couple of days will make its way into the Missouri River near
Williston over Memorial Day weekend. Even without significant
downstream contribution, a stage near 25 feet is likely on
Memorial Day.

130 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Missouri River near Williston
* Until further notice
* At 12PM Monday the stage was...23.1 feet
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet
* The river rose above flood stage  and will continue rising to near
  24.9 feet by early Wednesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...Water begins to cover oil well location
  south and east of Williston. Wildlife management areas are flooded.
  City of Williston does not flood.


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Missouri River Basin
 Williston    22 23.1 Mon 1 PM   23.3   23.5   23.5   23.3   23.5

LAT...LON 4801 10404 4815 10366 4807 10337 4795 10347
      4807 10366 4775 10404



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