WGUS83 KFGF 271218
FLSFGF
 
FLOOD STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
718 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN 
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * THE RED RIVER AT WAHPETON AFFECTING WILKIN AND RICHLAND 
  COUNTIES
  
.THIS IS AN INTERIM FORECAST FOR THE RED RIVER AT WAHPETON. THE 
FORECAST  HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INDICATED LOWER STAGE FORECASTS OVER
THE NEXT 7 DAYS. REGULARLY SCHEDULED FORECASTS WILL BE ISSUED LATER 
THIS MORNING.  

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

&&

MNC167-NDC077-281218-
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/WHNN8.3.SM.130423T0930Z.130427T0300Z.130504T0000Z.NO/
718 AM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT WAHPETON.
* UNTIL SUNDAY MAY 05...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.2 FEET. 
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO...MAJOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL SLOWLY THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEK. 
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 14.0 FEET, MAJOR FLOOD STAGE. WAHPETON 
  STORM SEWER OUTLETS CLOSED.

&& 
LAT...LON 4602 9672 4603 9641 4650 9663 4650 9684
$$


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

RED RIVER
  WAHPETON          13.9   13.5   12.8   12.0   11.2   10.4   9.8 

$$
WJB

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