Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
130 PM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018

...The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a flood
warning 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

. Upstream river observations along the Yellowstone River in southeastern Montana indicate ice is pushing water up and over the banks, from Savage to near Sidney. This high water will continue to work into far northwestern McKenzie County of North Dakota, near East Fairview and Cartwright between midnight and 6 AM CDT Sunday. Thereafter, high water is expected to reach the Missouri River near Williston by early Sunday afternoon, with water levels reaching minor flood stage. The high water is mostly due to ice restrictions in the river. Once the ice has passed, water levels will quickly fall below minor flood stage, which is forecast to occur Monday morning.

130 PM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Missouri River near Williston
* From Sunday early afternoon until Monday morning
* At 11AM Saturday the stage was...20.8 feet
* Minor flooding is forecast
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Sunday early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 22.5 feet by Sunday evening. The river
  will fall below flood stage Monday morning.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Low-lying farmland and access roads to oil
  well sites near Trenton are flooded. City of Williston does not


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Missouri River Basin
 Williston    22 20.8 Sat 12 PM  20.9   22.5   20.6   20.5   20.7

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



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