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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1143 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  Red River at Pembina affecting Kittson and Pembina Counties.

  Red River at Drayton affecting Marshall, Kittson, Walsh and
  Pembina Counties.

  Red River at East Grand Forks affecting Polk and Grand Forks
  Counties.

  Red River at Oslo affecting Walsh, Marshall, Polk and Grand Forks
  Counties.

  Red River at Halstad affecting Norman and Traill Counties.

  Red River at Fargo affecting Cass and Clay Counties.

  Wild Rice River (ND) near Abercrombie affecting Richland County.

.Lots of uncertainty with secondary rises. Depends on if
we have the initial precipitation right, and also melt conditions,
which could speed up this late in the season with the fresh
snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message - Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t travel through
flooded areas. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

People living in the Red River basin should monitor river levels
while the river is in, or near, flood.

This forecast does not account for ice jams that can quickly raise
local river levels with little or no notice.

River forecasts use 24 hours of forecast precipitation between April
1st and October 1st, and 48 hours otherwise. However, depending on
the situation, forecasts may include precipitation expected through
the next 72 hours.

For more information go to the AHPS/River tab on our web page at
www.weather.gov/grandforks.


MNC027-NDC017-042245-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/FGON8.2.SM.200325T0630Z.200403T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1143 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Red River at Fargo.
* Until further notice.
* There is no current observed data.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to fall to 27.5 feet Friday
  morning.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet, Rivershore Drive underpass at I-94 is
  closed (Moorhead). 12th Avenue N/15th Avenue N bridge over Red
  River is closed (Fargo/Moorhead).


&&

LAT...LON 4677 9671 4676 9689 4724 9694 4724 9683
      4715 9673

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1128 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Sheyenne River at Lisbon affecting Ransom County.

  Goose River at Hillsboro affecting Traill County.

  Sheyenne River at West Fargo Diversion affecting Cass County.

  Sheyenne River near Kindred affecting Richland and Cass Counties.

  Maple River near Enderlin affecting Ransom and Cass Counties.

  Maple River near Mapleton affecting Cass County.

.Lots of uncertainty with secondary rises. Depends on if
we have the initial precipitation right, and also melt conditions,
which could speed up this late in the season with the fresh
snow.  .

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message - Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t travel through
flooded areas. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

People living in the Red River basin should monitor river levels
while the river is in, or near, flood.

This forecast does not account for ice jams that can quickly raise
local river levels with little or no notice.

River forecasts use 24 hours of forecast precipitation between April
1st and October 1st, and 48 hours otherwise. However, depending on
the situation, forecasts may include precipitation expected through
the next 72 hours.

For more information go to the AHPS/River tab on our web page at
www.weather.gov/grandforks.


NDC017-042230-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WFON8.3.SM.200330T1830Z.200409T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Sheyenne River at West Fargo Diversion.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:15 AM CDT Friday the stage was 19.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Sheyenne routed flows and backwater from the Harwood area
  will cause a long crest above Major.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to 22.0 feet early
  Thursday morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet, MAJOR FLOOD. Approximate stage where
  flooding begins in areas along the Sheyenne River north of the
  diversion channel to Harwood, ND.


&&

LAT...LON 4692 9699 4693 9686 4663 9689 4667 9702

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1128 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Sheyenne River at Lisbon affecting Ransom County.

  Goose River at Hillsboro affecting Traill County.

  Sheyenne River at West Fargo Diversion affecting Cass County.

  Sheyenne River near Kindred affecting Richland and Cass Counties.

  Maple River near Enderlin affecting Ransom and Cass Counties.

  Maple River near Mapleton affecting Cass County.

.Lots of uncertainty with secondary rises. Depends on if
we have the initial precipitation right, and also melt conditions,
which could speed up this late in the season with the fresh
snow.  .

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message - Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t travel through
flooded areas. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

People living in the Red River basin should monitor river levels
while the river is in, or near, flood.

This forecast does not account for ice jams that can quickly raise
local river levels with little or no notice.

River forecasts use 24 hours of forecast precipitation between April
1st and October 1st, and 48 hours otherwise. However, depending on
the situation, forecasts may include precipitation expected through
the next 72 hours.

For more information go to the AHPS/River tab on our web page at
www.weather.gov/grandforks.


NDC017-042230-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MPLN8.2.SM.200328T1742Z.200330T2215Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1128 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Maple River near Mapleton.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:15 AM CDT Friday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast. This approaches the flood of record.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage early
  Tuesday morning and continue rising to a crest of 22.0 feet
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet, MODERATE FLOOD.


&&

LAT...LON 4700 9698 4690 9691 4670 9722 4679 9732
      4694 9710

$$

WJB




Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1128 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Sheyenne River at Lisbon affecting Ransom County.

  Goose River at Hillsboro affecting Traill County.

  Sheyenne River at West Fargo Diversion affecting Cass County.

  Sheyenne River near Kindred affecting Richland and Cass Counties.

  Maple River near Enderlin affecting Ransom and Cass Counties.

  Maple River near Mapleton affecting Cass County.

.Lots of uncertainty with secondary rises. Depends on if
we have the initial precipitation right, and also melt conditions,
which could speed up this late in the season with the fresh
snow.  .

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message - Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t travel through
flooded areas. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

People living in the Red River basin should monitor river levels
while the river is in, or near, flood.

This forecast does not account for ice jams that can quickly raise
local river levels with little or no notice.

River forecasts use 24 hours of forecast precipitation between April
1st and October 1st, and 48 hours otherwise. However, depending on
the situation, forecasts may include precipitation expected through
the next 72 hours.

For more information go to the AHPS/River tab on our web page at
www.weather.gov/grandforks.


NDC017-073-042230-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ENDN8.1.SM.200331T0140Z.200410T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Maple River near Enderlin.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM CDT Friday the stage was 8.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Initial melt dropping quickly, but second rise still likely
  above Flood stage.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage
  Wednesday morning and continue rising to 11.0 feet Friday morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet, Flooding of some farm buildings begins.


&&

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

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1128 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in North Dakota...

  Sheyenne River at Harwood affecting Cass County.

.Lots of uncertainty with secondary rises. They will depend on the
accuracy of initial precipitation, and also melt conditions,
which could speed up this late in the season with the fresh
snow.  .

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message - Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t travel through
flooded areas. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

People living in the Red River basin should monitor river levels
while the river is in, or near, flood.

This forecast does not account for ice jams that can quickly raise
local river levels with little or no notice.

River forecasts use 24 hours of forecast precipitation between April
1st and October 1st, and 48 hours otherwise. However, depending on
the situation, forecasts may include precipitation expected through
the next 72 hours.

For more information go to the AHPS/River tab on our web page at
www.weather.gov/grandforks.


NDC017-042230-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HWDN8.3.SM.200329T2351Z.200410T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1128 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Sheyenne River at Harwood.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:15 AM CDT Friday the stage was 89.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 84.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
  This approaches the flood of record.
* Sheyenne routed flows and backwater from the Harwood area
  will cause a long crest above Major.
* Forecast...The river is expected to fall to 91.1 feet Friday
  morning.
* Impact...At 91.0 feet, MAJOR FLOOD. BNSF railroad line may need to
  be closed.


&&

LAT...LON 4709 9683 4697 9683 4693 9686 4692 9699
      4701 9698

$$

WJB




Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1128 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Sheyenne River at Lisbon affecting Ransom County.

  Goose River at Hillsboro affecting Traill County.

  Sheyenne River at West Fargo Diversion affecting Cass County.

  Sheyenne River near Kindred affecting Richland and Cass Counties.

  Maple River near Enderlin affecting Ransom and Cass Counties.

  Maple River near Mapleton affecting Cass County.

.Lots of uncertainty with secondary rises. Depends on if
we have the initial precipitation right, and also melt conditions,
which could speed up this late in the season with the fresh
snow.  .

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message - Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t travel through
flooded areas. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

People living in the Red River basin should monitor river levels
while the river is in, or near, flood.

This forecast does not account for ice jams that can quickly raise
local river levels with little or no notice.

River forecasts use 24 hours of forecast precipitation between April
1st and October 1st, and 48 hours otherwise. However, depending on
the situation, forecasts may include precipitation expected through
the next 72 hours.

For more information go to the AHPS/River tab on our web page at
www.weather.gov/grandforks.


NDC017-077-042230-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/KNDN8.2.SM.200402T2342Z.200409T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Sheyenne River near Kindred.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM CDT Friday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Long duration crest just below Major.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to 20.0 feet early
  Thursday morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet, Many roads underwater, including most of
  55th St SE.


&&

LAT...LON 4672 9701 4663 9688 4645 9731 4659 9729

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
936 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-041445-
West Polk-Norman-Clay-Kittson-Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-
West Marshall-East Marshall-North Beltrami-Pennington-Red Lake-
East Polk-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-Mahnomen-
South Clearwater-Hubbard-West Becker-East Becker-Wilkin-
West Otter Tail-East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-Towner-Cavalier-
Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh-Eddy-Nelson-Grand Forks-
Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Western Walsh-
936 AM CDT Fri Apr 3 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern North
Dakota, west central and northwest Minnesota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Spring snow melt areal and river flooding continues along the Red
River and its tributaries. Refer to the latest flood warnings and
statements for detailed information on specific locations.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Spring snow melt areal and river flooding continues along the Red
River and its tributaries. Refer to the latest flood warnings and
statements for detailed information on specific locations.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$



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