Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
918 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018


...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * Drayton...on the Red River...in Marshall...Walsh...Kittson and
  Pembina Counties
  * Pembina...on the Red River...in Kittson and Pembina Counties
  * Alvarado...on the Snake River...in Marshall County
  * Hallock...on the Two Rivers River...in Kittson County
  * Enderlin...on the Maple River...in Cass and Ransom Counties
  * Hillsboro...on the Goose River...in Traill County

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

  * East Grand Forks...on the Red River ...in Polk and Grand Forks
  Counties
  * Oslo...on the Red River ...in Marshall...Walsh...Polk and Grand
  Forks Counties

.The flood wave continues to move north along the Red River with
rising water in Drayton and Pembina, minor flooding forecasted. The
Red River at Oslo is steady at its crest, while rivers to the south
of Oslo are falling. The tributaries are also falling now that the
snow melt is over and there has been little to no new rain. Little or
no rain in the forecast through the weekend with the next chance for
rain on Monday.

  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

&&

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918 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...East Grand Forks...on the Red River.
* until Wednesday May 02...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 34.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by
  early Tuesday morning.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 34.0 feet, East Grand Forks...4th St
  underpass at Gateway Drive (HWY 2) closes.

&&

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

 Date                Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed
(month/day)         04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02
  East Grand Forks  33.9   32.6   31.2   29.8   28.4   27.0   25.7

&&

LAT...LON 4767 9699 4810 9719 4807 9698 4768 9674


$$

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918 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Oslo...on the Red River.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 33.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...
  Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Moderate Flood Stage is 30.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to a stage of 32.9 feet
  by Friday mid-morning.

&&

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

 Date                Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed
(month/day)         04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02
  Oslo              33.0   32.8   32.4   31.6   30.3   29.0   27.9

&&

LAT...LON 4848 9725 4846 9706 4807 9698 4810 9721


$$

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918 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Drayton...on the Red River.
* until Thursday May 03...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 33.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will rise to a crest near 34.7 feet sometime
  Friday early afternoon. The river will fall below Flood Stage
  Tuesday night.
* The river is forecast to crest at 34.7 on Friday early afternoon
  during this 7-day period.

&&

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

 Date                Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed
(month/day)         04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02
  Drayton           34.4   34.7   34.5   33.8   33.0   32.1   30.8

&&

LAT...LON 4874 9702 4846 9705 4848 9725 4881 9734


$$

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918 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Pembina...on the Red River.
* from late Friday night to Thursday May 03...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  8:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 36.4 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above Flood Stage by Saturday morning and continue
  to rise to near 39.9 feet by Sunday early afternoon. The river will
  fall below Flood Stage by early Wednesday morning.
* The river is forecast to crest at 39.9 on Sunday early afternoon
  during this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 39.0 feet, Flood Warning Stage...minor.

&&

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

 Date                Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed
(month/day)         04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02
  Pembina           37.4   38.6   39.5   39.9   39.6   39.2   37.9

&&

LAT...LON 4874 9701 4877 9732 4900 9740 4900 9700


$$

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918 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Alvarado...on the Snake River.
* until Saturday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 107.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 106.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by
  Friday morning.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 108.0 feet, Moderate Flood Stage and
  overland sheet flooding of local agricultural land.

&&

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

 Date                Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed
(month/day)         04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02
  Alvarado         106.4  105.2  103.9  102.9  101.9  101.0  100.3

&&

LAT...LON 4817 9679 4814 9702 4831 9712 4846 9713


$$

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918 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Hallock...on the Two Rivers River.
* until Saturday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 803.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 802.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by
  Friday afternoon.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 802.0 feet, Flood Warning Stage for Minor
  flooding. The NWS starts to issue Flood Warnings and 7-day river
  level forecasts. The Hallock Dam spillway at Gilbert Park is closed
  to the Public. Culverts with flappers are checked. Bankfull Stage.

&&

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

 Date                Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed
(month/day)         04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02
  Hallock          802.6  801.8  800.7  799.7  799.2  798.8  798.4

&&

LAT...LON 4885 9667 4867 9662 4873 9713 4888 9719


$$

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918 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Enderlin...on the Maple River.
* until Friday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 9.5 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by
  late Thursday morning.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 9.5 feet, Flood Warning Stage...Minor.
  Observer`s farm near gage begins to flood.

&&

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

 Date                Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed
(month/day)         04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02
  Enderlin           9.1    8.3    7.7    7.0    6.7    6.4    6.1

&&

LAT...LON 4669 9768 4679 9732 4670 9722 4658 9760


$$

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918 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Hillsboro...on the Goose River.
* until Friday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by
  Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 13.0 feet, Moderate Flood Stage...The city
  park in Hillsboro starts to flood.

&&

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

 Date                Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed
(month/day)         04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02
  Hillsboro          8.9    6.0    4.4    3.5    3.3    3.1    3.0

&&

LAT...LON 4749 9687 4739 9686 4736 9717 4748 9747 4759 9747


$$



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