Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
257 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North

  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Towner...Minor flooding is

. The Souris River near Towner continues its rise to minor flood
stage. While being a little slower to rise than earlier expectations,
the eventual rise to minor flood stage is near complete. As no
significant rain is in the near term forecast, the Souris River near
Towner will likely fall back below flood stage by late Wednesday.


Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown. Avoid driving on flooded roads.


257 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Towner.
* until late Tuesday night.
* At  8:00 AM Thursday the stage was 1454 feet.
* Flood stage is 1454 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by today and continue
  to rise to near 1455 feet by early Saturday morning.


           FLD  OBSERVED             FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION   STG  STG DAY/TIME       Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Towner    1454  1453.7 Thu 8 AM  1455.0 1455.1 1454.9  1454.1 1452.4

LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085


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