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Latest Forecast for Drayton
Issued: 900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 36.3 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 37.5 FEET SOMETIME 
  THURSDAY EARLY AFTERNOON THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 37.5 FEET ON THURSDAY EARLY
  AFTERNOON DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 38.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

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DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         04/16  04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           37.2   37.5   37.0   36.0   35.4   34.7   34.1


LAT...LON 4881 9734 4848 9725 4846 9705 4874 9702


Hydro Briefing
Issued: 1237 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014
ISSUED AT 1220 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE COLD NIGHTS AND COOL DAYTIME HIGHS ARE PUTTING A DAMPER ON ANY 
ADDITIONAL RUNOFF. WAS ABLE TO ISSUE LAST FORECASTS FOR SABIN 
DILWORTH AND GRAFTON. THE REMAINING POINTS IN HYDROLOGIC STATEMENTS 
OR FLOOD STATEMENTS ARE ALL AT OR NORTH OF GRAND FORKS. ONLY SITES 
STILL RISING ARE DRAYTON AND PEMBINA ON THE RED RIVER. STILL 
ANTICIPATE THE COOLER WEATHER LASTING INTO THURSDAY WITH SOME 
MODERATION COMING BY LATE WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND. THE NEXT STORM 
SYSTEM FOR TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT LOOKS TO MAINLY AFFECT 
PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA WITH LITTLE OR NO PRECIPITATION 
OVER THE NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY.

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