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Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
948 PM CST Wed Feb 28 2024

NDC015-059-010215-
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/00000.0.IJ.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Burleigh ND-Morton ND-
948 PM CST Wed Feb 28 2024

...FLOOD WARNING FOR AN ICE JAM IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 PM CST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Minor flooding due to an ice jam is expected.

* WHERE...The Bismarck and Mandan reach of the Missouri River
  located in Burleigh and Morton counties of North Dakota.

* WHEN...Until 815 PM CST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Low-lying areas along the Missouri River shoreline are
  at risk of being flooded. Depending on shifts in the current ice
  jam, rapid changes in water levels are possible. Any sudden
  release of the ice jam could result in sudden rises of water
  downstream of the main body of ice, to include rural areas south
  of the Heart River on the Mandan side of the river and south of
  Fox Island on the Bismarck side.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 814 PM CST, An ice jam in the warned area is causing a
    steady rise in water levels.  Flooding of low-lying areas is
    occurring and expected to continue.
  - This includes the following streams and drainages...
    Missouri River, Rock Haven Creek, Burnt Creek and Heart
    River.
  - Some locations that will likely experience flooding include
    low-lying areas near the Missouri River from Misty Waters on
    down through Fort Lincoln State Park.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law
enforcement and request they pass this information to the National
Weather Service when you can do so safely.

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LAT...LON 4680 10080 4677 10082 4675 10082 4674 10083
      4677 10085 4680 10083 4689 10092 4690 10089


$$

Schlag



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