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Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
757 PM CDT Fri Mar 22 2019

...The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Minnesota...

  West Branch 12 Mile Creek At Dumont

.The following river forecasts include forecast precipitation through
the next 24 hours. Any additional future precipitation could affect
the forecasts.


Safety message...Flood waters can be very dangerous. Never drive
across a flooded road. Turn around don`t drown!

Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio...
or your favorite local media.

For additional information...check out our web site at left click on the rivers and lakes link.

The next scheduled statement will be issued on Saturday.


757 PM CDT Fri Mar 22 2019

The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The West Branch 12 Mile Creek At Dumont.
* until further notice.
* At  7:15 PM Friday the stage was 6.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.


LAT...LON 4572 9632 4570 9636 4573 9638 4576 9639
          4576 9634


Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1109 PM CDT FRI MAR 22 2019

Bowman ND-Sioux ND-Hettinger ND-Slope ND-Grant ND-Adams ND-
1109 PM CDT FRI MAR 22 2019

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Snowmelt in...
  Bowman County in southwestern North Dakota...
  Southwestern Sioux County in south central North Dakota...
  Hettinger County in southwestern North Dakota...
  Slope County in southwestern North Dakota...
  Grant County in south central North Dakota...
  Adams County in southwestern North Dakota...

* Until 1045 PM CDT Sunday/945 PM MDT Sunday/.

* At 1052 PM CDT/952 PM MDT/, a trained weather spotter reported
  snowmelt causing minor overland and small stream flooding in Adams
  County, near the town of Haynes, as well as approximately 7 miles
  north of Haynes. Due to excessive snowmelt continuing through
  Sunday, overland flooding and flooding on small streams is
  expected to increase across far southwestern North Dakota. Thus,
  an areal flood advisory has been issued through late Sunday

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Bowman, Hettinger, Mott, Elgin, Amidon, New England, Carson,
  Scranton, Reeder, Regent, Marmarth, Haynes and Raleigh.

Far southwestern North Dakota is the most likely place to experience
minor overland and small stream flooding.


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

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or
ponding of water due to excessive snowmelt in urban or other areas
is occurring or is imminent.


LAT...LON 4595 10404 4654 10404 4654 10379 4662 10380
      4662 10131 4595 10130



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
629 PM CDT Fri Mar 22 2019

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Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-Scott-Dakota-
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St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Eau Claire-
629 PM CDT Fri Mar 22 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central and
southern Minnesota...and west central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Flooding continues along the Mississippi, Minnesota, Crow,
Redwood, Cottonwood, Chippewa, and Cannon Rivers. Flooding of
smaller creeks and streams, along with ponding of water over
roads, remains possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The flooding threat on area rivers will continue into next week
due to snow melt and ice jam potential.


SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed.



Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
244 PM CDT Fri Mar 22 2019

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244 PM CDT Fri Mar 22 2019 /144 PM MDT Fri Mar 22 2019/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for west central Minnesota,
central South Dakota, north central South Dakota and northeast
South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

Areas of fog are possible once again tonight, possibly dense at

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Continued snowmelt over the next several days will contribute to
overland and river/stream flooding over portions of the region.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


Hydrologic Outlook

Hydrologic Outlook

Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1052 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019


Favorable melt conditions have persisted through the past week as
temperatures have warmed above freezing during the day while
dropping back below freezing at night.

The end of the current work week and start of the weekend will bring
even warmer temperatures to the region as highs push into the 40s on
Saturday. These temperatures will continue to further ripen the
snowpack and even allow some water to begin ponding and moving into
local drainage. These conditions will most likely be seen across the
far southern Red River Valley and into portions of west central
Minnesota where the warmest temperatures are expected.

However, this degree of melting and initial moving of water is
expected to be short-lived as the region will experience another dip
in temperatures by Sunday and into the first part of the new work
week. Additionally, a weak weather system will skirt southern
portions of the region bringing only minor amounts of precipitation.
Full blown river flooding and extensive overland flooding is not
expected to begin quite yet as we head into the first half of next

After the brief cooldown at the beginning of next week, the region
will see temperatures increase once again mid to late week. High
temperatures in the 40s (possibly low 50s) will be likely region-
wide for the second half of the week with southern locations
possibly remaining above freezing even during the overnight hours.
Following the minor precipitation chances this weekend, quiet and
dry weather looks likely for the first half of next week before a
return to a more active pattern is possible.

The last probabilistic outlook issued on March 15th remains valid
for the time being. This outlook incorporates average weekly
precipitation amounts of roughly one-quarter of an inch and an
average temperature regime. Thus far, the precipitation and
temperature pattern has been in agreement with these values. Future
storm systems will continue to be monitored as we potentially turn
to a more active pattern by the end of next week.

Lastly, there will be no additional probabilistic outlooks issued
this spring as we get closer to widespread melting and the issuance
of deterministic forecasts. However, an updated thaw progress
statement will be issued on Monday, March 25th regarding the status
of the snowmelt, forecast weather conditions and the impacts on
future flood potential.



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