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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1042 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Missouri River near Williston affecting Williams and McKenzie
  Counties
For the Missouri River Basin including Williston...Minor flooding is
occurring and is expected to continue.

. As the upper Yellowstone River continues to fall, so will the Missouri
River near Williston. Current weather and hydrologic forecasts suggest
water levels near Williston will fall to a stage of 23 feet by July 25th,
and below flood stage in the first few days of August.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown. Avoid driving on flooded roads.

&&

NDC053-105-232342-
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/WLTN8.3.RS.180531T1638Z.180625T1015Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1042 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Missouri River near Williston.
* until further notice.
* At  9:45 AM Friday the stage was 23.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling to near 23.4 feet by this
  evening.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...Water begins to cover oil well location
  south and east of Williston. Wildlife management areas are flooded.
  City of Williston does not flood.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Missouri River Basin
 Williston    22 23.5 Fri 10 AM  23.4   23.3   23.1   23.0   22.9


LAT...LON 4801 10404 4815 10366 4807 10337 4795 10347
      4807 10366 4775 10404

$$
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