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FLOOD STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1057 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN 
NORTH DAKOTA...

  
  * THE SHEYENNE RIVER NEAR KINDRED AFFECTING CASS AND RICHLAND 
  COUNTIES
  * THE SHEYENNE RIVER AT WEST FARGO DIVERSION AFFECTING CASS 
  COUNTY
  * THE SHEYENNE RIVER AT HARWOOD AFFECTING CASS COUNTY
  * THE MAPLE RIVER NEAR ENDERLIN AFFECTING CASS AND RANSOM 
  COUNTIES
  * THE MAPLE RIVER NEAR MAPLETON AFFECTING CASS COUNTY
  * THE GOOSE RIVER AT HILLSBORO AFFECTING TRAILL COUNTY
  * THE FOREST RIVER AT MINTO AFFECTING WALSH COUNTY
  * THE PARK RIVER AT GRAFTON AFFECTING WALSH COUNTY
  * THE PEMBINA RIVER AT WALHALLA AFFECTING PEMBINA AND CAVALIER 
  COUNTIES
  * THE PEMBINA RIVER AT NECHE AFFECTING PEMBINA COUNTY
  
.UNCERTAINTY CONTINUES WITH THESE FORECASTS BASED ON INFILTRATION RATES...
FORECAST TEMPERATURES AND POTENTIAL RAINFALL NEXT WEEK. 
THE RATE OF RISE IS HEAVILY DEPENDANT ON FORECAST TEMPERATURES. POTENTIAL RAIN 
IN THE FORECAST EARLY NEXT WEEK MAY IMPACT ULTIMATE CREST LEVELS. 
RIVER LEVELS MAY AND WILL FLUCTUATE AS ICE MOVES THROUGH THE AREA.   

THIS FORECAST IS FOR A 7 DAY PERIOD...THE HIGHEST STAGE INDICATED 
MAY NOT REFLECT THE CREST FOR THIS FLOOD EVENT. FORECASTS ARE 
UPDATED DAILY AND STAGE VALUES WILL CHANGE AS NEW WEATHER AND 
RIVER INFORMATION IS USED. THIS FORECAST MAY INCLUDE ANY 
PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT 72 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN... 
 
 - DON'T TRAVEL THROUGH FLOODED AREAS!

 - PERSONS IN THE WARNED AREA NEED TO TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT LIFE 
   AND PROPERTY. IF NECESSARY MOVE TO A HIGHER AND SAFER LOCATION.

 - PERSONS LIVING IN THE RED RIVER BASIN SHOULD MONITOR RIVER 
   LEVELS WHILE THE RIVER IS IN...OR NEAR...FLOOD.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...GO TO THE AHPS/RIVER SECTION 
ON OUR WEB PAGE AT:      WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRANDFORKS

&&

NDC017-077-281557-
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/KNDN8.1.SM.130428T2315Z.130429T1200Z.130501T0600Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SHEYENNE RIVER NEAR KINDRED.
* FROM SUNDAY EVENING TO THURSDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS 
  CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.3 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* CREST FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO BETWEEN 16 AND 18 FEET EARLY NEXT WEEK. 
* EXPECTED RISE WITH WARM TEMPERATURES OVER NEXT FEW DAYS. 
* ASSUMES ICE IS STILL IN THE CHANNEL AND STAGES MAY FLUCTUATE AS ICE
  MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. 
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 17.0 FEET, RURAL FLOODING NEAR GAGE BEGINS.

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


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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04

SHEYENNE RIVER
  KINDRED           14.1   17.0   16.6   15.8   14.3   11.6    9.7

$$

NDC017-281557-
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/WFON8.2.SM.130429T0936Z.130501T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SHEYENNE RIVER AT WEST FARGO DIVERSION.
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING 
  IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:15 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.7 FEET. 
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.
* CREST FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO A CREST BETWEEN 19.5 AND 21.5 FEET NEXT WEEK. 
* ICE IS STILL PRESENT IN THE CHANNEL. EXPECT FLUCTUATIONS AS ICE MOVES THROUGH
  THE AREA. THIS LOCATION IS AFFECTED BY BACKWATER.  
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 21.0 FEET, MAJOR FLOOD STAGE...APPROXIMATE 
  STAGE WHERE FLOODING BEGINS IN AREAS ALONG THE SHEYENNE RIVER NORTH
  OF THE DIVERSION CHANNEL TO HARWOOD...ND.

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


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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04

SHEYENNE RIVER
  WEST FARGO DIVER  16.3   18.2   20.1   20.4   19.6   18.8   18.0

$$

NDC017-281556-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0014.130427T1517Z-000000T0000Z/
/HWDN8.2.SM.130427T1200Z.130501T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SHEYENNE RIVER AT HARWOOD.
* FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS 
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9:15 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 884.2 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 886.0 FEET.
* CREST FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST BETWEEN 889 AND 891 FEET 
  SOMETIME NEXT WEEK.  
* FORECAST ASSUMES THE STAGES ARE AFFECTED BY ICE IN THE CHANNEL. THIS 
  LOCATION IS ALSO AFFECTED BY BACKWATER FROM THE MAINSTEM. STAGES MAY
  FLUCTUATE AS ICE MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. 
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 890.6 FEET, I-29 SOUTH OF HARWOOD IS 
  FLOODED BY THE SHEYENNE RIVER.

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


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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04

SHEYENNE RIVER
  HARWOOD          885.9  887.8  889.7  890.0  889.5  889.0  888.6

$$

NDC017-073-281556-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0009.130428T0742Z-130504T0130Z/
/ENDN8.2.SM.130428T0742Z.130429T1800Z.130502T1930Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MAPLE RIVER NEAR ENDERLIN.
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO FRIDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS 
  CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.8 FEET. 
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* CREST FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING AND 
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO A CREST BETWEEN 11 AND 13 FEET EARLY NEXT WEEK.
* FORECAST ASSUMES ICE IS STILL IN THE CHANNEL CAUSING FLUCTUATIONS 
  IN STAGE AS ICE MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. 
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 12.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. LITTLE 
  MOOREHEAD SECTION OF TOWN BEGINS TO FLOOD.

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


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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04

MAPLE RIVER
  ENDERLIN          10.0   11.9   11.7   11.1   10.0    8.6    7.5

$$

NDC017-281556-
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/MPLN8.1.SM.130426T0449Z.130428T1200Z.130430T1930Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MAPLE RIVER NEAR MAPLETON.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:15 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 906.9 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 905.0 FEET.
* CREST FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 907.5 FEET SOMETIME 
  SUNDAY MORNING. 
* FLUCTUATIONS TO STAGE WILL BE CAUSED BY ICE MOVEMENT IN CHANNEL.
* ADDITIONAL RISES ARE POSSIBLE.  
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 908.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

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


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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04

MAPLE RIVER
  MAPLETON         907.5  907.2  905.6  903.9  902.8  902.2  901.9

$$

NDC097-281556-
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/HGRN8.2.SM.130428T1400Z.130430T0000Z.130501T2240Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE GOOSE RIVER AT HILLSBORO.
* FROM SUNDAY MORNING TO THURSDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS 
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9:15 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.5 FEET. 
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* CREST FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING AND 
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO BETWEEN 12.5 AND 14.5 FEET EARLY NEXT WEEK. 
* FORECAST ASSUMES ICE IS IN CHANNEL AND WILL CAUSE STAGE FLUCTUATIONS. 
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 14.0 FEET, RESIDENTIAL AREA NORTH OF 
  HILLSBORO STARTS TO FLOOD.

&& 
LAT...LON 4759 9747 4748 9747 4736 9717 4739 9686 4749 9687
$$


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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04

GOOSE RIVER
  HILLSBORO          9.7   13.0   13.3   11.6    8.1    5.5    4.3

$$

NDC099-281556-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0016.130429T1500Z-000000T0000Z/
/MTON8.2.SM.130429T1500Z.130501T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE FOREST RIVER AT MINTO.
* FROM MONDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS 
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9:15 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.0 FEET. 
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* CREST FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY MORNING AND 
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO A CREST BETWEEN 7.5 AND 9.5 FEET BY MID WEEK. 
* FORECAST ASSUMES ICE IS IN CHANNEL AND WILL CAUSE STAGE FLUCTUATIONS.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 8.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. RIVER MAY 
  BYPASS MINTO TO THE SOUTH AND FLOW INTO LAKE ARDOCK. URBAN FLOODING
  STARTS.

&& 
LAT...LON 4826 9756 4819 9752 4829 9714 4837 9716
$$


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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04

FOREST RIVER
  MINTO              4.2    5.8    7.4    8.5    8.4    7.8    6.9

$$

NDC099-281556-
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/GRNN8.3.SM.130429T0824Z.130501T1200Z.130504T0200Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PARK RIVER AT GRAFTON.
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT TO SUNDAY MAY 05...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS 
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.2 FEET. 
* MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 14.5 FEET.
* CREST FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO A CREST BETWEEN 13.5 AND 15.5 FEET BY MIDWEEK. 
* FORECAST ASSUMES ICE IS IN CHANNEL AND WILL CAUSE STAGE FLUCTUATIONS.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 14.5 FEET, MAJOR FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING ON 
  300 BLOCK OF NOBEN AVENUE.

&& 
LAT...LON 4850 9749 4839 9750 4842 9716 4851 9715
$$


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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04

PARK RIVER
  GRAFTON           10.0   12.3   13.8   14.5   14.0   12.8   11.5

$$

NDC019-067-281556-
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/WLHN8.1.SM.130429T0412Z.130429T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEMBINA RIVER AT WALHALLA.
* FROM SUNDAY EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS 
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9:15 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 2.5 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* CREST FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE TO 
  RISE TO A CREST BETWEEN 11 AND 13 FEET EARLY NEXT WEEK. 
* THIS ASSUMES ICE IS IN CHANNEL AND WILL CAUSE STAGE FLUCTUATIONS.
* INITIAL RISE DUE TO LOCALIZED SNOWMELT RUNOFF. 
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 11.0 FEET, MINOR FLOOD STAGE.

&& 
LAT...LON 4900 9825 4887 9808 4884 9787 4892 9764 4900 9771
$$


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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04

PEMBINA RIVER
  WALHALLA           7.3   12.0   11.5   11.1   11.1   11.1   11.5

$$

NDC067-281556-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0019.130429T1446Z-000000T0000Z/
/NCEN8.3.SM.130429T1446Z.130501T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEMBINA RIVER AT NECHE.
* FROM MONDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS 
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.1 FEET. 
* MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 20.5 FEET.
* CREST FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY MORNING AND 
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 21.0 FEET BY MIDWEEK. 
* THIS ASSUMES ICE IS IN CHANNEL AND WILL CAUSE STAGE FLUCTUATIONS.
* INITIAL RISE DUE TO LOCALIZED SNOWMELT RUNOFF.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 21.4 FEET, 2006 SPRING FLOOD CREST.

&& 
LAT...LON 4900 9771 4891 9764 4889 9722 4900 9723
$$


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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/28  04/29  04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04

PEMBINA RIVER
  NECHE             10.8   17.4   20.6   20.8   20.5   20.1   20.0

$$
WJB

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