Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
815 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
   Flood WARNING for this river location in Minnesota...

*  Alvarado...on the Snake River...in Marshall County.

  * Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate Severity and
  increased in duration...

.Increased flows in the Snake River upstream of Warren will make its
way to Alvarado as well pushing the river level to just above
moderate flood stage...

  *** A follow-up flood statement with more detailed flooding
  information will be issued shortly. ***


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

&&

MNC089-210215-
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/ALVM5.2.SM.180420T2015Z.180421T1800Z.180422T2320Z.NO/
815 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Alvarado...on the Snake River.
* At  7:30 PM Friday the stage was 106.7 feet.
* Moderate Flood Stage is 108.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and for the next 7 days...Moderate
  flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 108.2 feet by
  Saturday early afternoon. The river will fall below Flood Stage
  Sunday evening.

&&

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

$$




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