WGUS83 KFGF 290249
FLSFGF
 
FLOOD STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN 
MINNESOTA...

  THIS IS A FOLLOW-UP STATEMENT TO THE CURRENT WARNINGS FOR...

  * THE SO BR BUFFALO RIVER AT SABIN AFFECTING CLAY COUNTY
  * THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT TWIN VALLEY AFFECTING NORMAN COUNTY
  * THE SAND HILL RIVER AT CLIMAX AFFECTING POLK COUNTY
  * THE SNAKE RIVER ABOVE ABOVE WARREN AFFECTING MARSHALL COUNTY
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN 
MINNESOTA...

  THIS IS A FOLLOW-UP STATEMENT TO THE CURRENT WARNINGS FOR...

  * THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR HAWLEY AFFECTING CLAY COUNTY
  * THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR DILWORTH AFFECTING CLAY COUNTY
  * THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT HENDRUM AFFECTING NORMAN COUNTY
  * THE MARSH RIVER AT SHELLY AFFECTING NORMAN COUNTY
  * THE RED LAKE RIVER AT CROOKSTON AFFECTING POLK COUNTY
  * THE SNAKE RIVER AT ALVARADO AFFECTING MARSHALL COUNTY
  * THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK AFFECTING KITTSON COUNTY
  * THE ROSEAU RIVER AT ROSEAU AFFECTING ROSEAU COUNTY
 
.SNOWMELT RUNOFF CONTINUES MAKING ITS WAY THROUGH THE TRIBUTARIES
TO THE RED RIVER IN NORTHWEST MINNESOTA. THERE REMAINS SOME
UNCERTAINTY WITH FORECASTS BASED ON INFILTRATION RATES...FORECAST
TEMPERATURES...AND POTENTIAL RAINFALL THIS WEEK. RAIN COULD IMPACT
ULTIMATE CREST LEVELS IN SOME LOCATIONS.

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

&&

MNC027-301449-
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/SABM5.2.SM.130424T1710Z.130428T0745Z.130502T0300Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SO BR BUFFALO RIVER AT SABIN.
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.8 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 15.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&& 
LAT...LON 4663 9666 4663 9650 4686 9657 4689 9670
$$


&&

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

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

S. BUFFALO RIVER
  SABIN             13.8   12.9   12.1   11.4   10.8   10.2    9.8

$$

MNC027-301449-
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/HWYM5.2.SM.130427T1722Z.130501T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR HAWLEY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.7 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 9.2 FEET BY TUESDAY
  EVENING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 9.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. RAILROAD 
  UNDERPASS AT US HWY 10 FLOODS.

&& 
LAT...LON 4701 9603 4692 9650 4684 9652 4680 9633 4690 9601
$$


&&

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

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

BUFFALO RIVER
  HAWLEY             8.8    9.2    9.0    8.7    8.4    8.1    7.8

$$

MNC027-301449-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/DILM5.2.SM.130422T0900Z.130501T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR DILWORTH.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.0 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 22.0 FEET BY THE
  MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 22.0 FEET...THE APPROACH ROAD ON THE 
  NORTH SIDE OF THE BRIDGE BEGINS TO FLOOD.

&& 
LAT...LON 4715 9682 4704 9681 4689 9669 4684 9652 4692 9650
$$


&&

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

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

BUFFALO RIVER
  DILWORTH          20.9   21.9   21.9   21.5   21.1   20.7   20.2

$$

MNC107-301449-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-130504T1200Z/
/TWVM5.2.SM.130428T0856Z.130428T2000Z.130503T0600Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT TWIN VALLEY.
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.9 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 12.4 FEET BY
  TUESDAY NIGHT OR WEDNESDAY.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 12.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&& 
LAT...LON 4732 9656 4722 9652 4722 9607 4733 9607
$$


&&

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

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

WILD RICE RIVER
  TWIN VALLEY       11.7   12.4   11.5   10.3    9.1    8.1    7.2

$$

MNC107-301449-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HNDM5.2.SM.130426T1711Z.130502T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT HENDRUM.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 26.2 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE TO NEAR MAJOR FLOOD LEVELS WITH A CREST BETWEEN
  29 AND 31 FEET THIS WEEK.
* THE FORECAST RISE WILL OCCUR IN PART DUE TO BACKWATER EFFECTS FROM 
  THE MAINSTEM RED RIVER.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 31.0 FEET...WATER LEVELS REACH LOW STEEL ON 
  BOTTOM OF COUNTY HIGHWAY 25 BRIDGE.

&& 
LAT...LON 4734 9683 4724 9684 4715 9673 4722 9653 4732 9656
$$


&&

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

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

WILD RICE RIVER
  HENDRUM           27.7   29.1   29.7   30.0   29.5   28.8   27.5

$$

MNC107-301449-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-130505T2200Z/
/SHYM5.1.SM.130426T0908Z.130428T0400Z.130504T1600Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MARSH RIVER AT SHELLY.
* UNTIL SUNDAY MAY 05...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.3 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL SLIGHTLY THROUGH MIDWEEK...BUT
  WILL REMAIN NEAR MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 14.0 FEET THROUGH LATE
  THIS WEEK DUE TO BACKWATER EFFECTS FROM THE MAINSTEM RED RIVER.

&& 
LAT...LON 4750 9685 4742 9685 4733 9674 4729 9656 4731 9637
$$


&&

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

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

MARSH RIVER
  SHELLY            15.1   14.4   14.3   14.6   14.5   13.7   12.3

$$

MNC119-301449-
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/CLXM5.1.SM.130430T1424Z.130503T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SAND HILL RIVER AT CLIMAX.
* FROM TUESDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT  8:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.4 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY MORNING AND 
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO BETWEEN 22 AND 24 FEET LATE THIS WEEK.
* THE FORECAST RISE WILL OCCUR IN PART DUE TO BACKWATER EFFECTS FROM 
  THE MAINSTEM RED RIVER.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 25.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&& 
LAT...LON 4764 9686 4754 9683 4753 9664 4764 9676
$$


&&

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

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

SANDHILL RIVER
  CLIMAX            18.7   20.7   22.3   23.3   23.5   23.3   22.4

$$

MNC119-301449-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CRKM5.2.SM.130427T0809Z.130501T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED LAKE RIVER AT CROOKSTON.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.0 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 23.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 23.0 FEET SOMETIME 
  TUESDAY EVENING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 23.0 ON TUESDAY BY TUESDAY 
  NIGHT.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 23.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&& 
LAT...LON 4779 9694 4771 9653 4785 9623 4785 9649 4794 9701
$$


&&

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

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

RED LAKE RIVER
  CROOKSTON         21.8   23.0   22.8   22.1   21.0   19.7   17.9

$$

MNC089-301311-
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/MKLM5.1.SM.130426T2005Z.130427T1330Z.130429T0711Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SNAKE RIVER ABOVE ABOVE WARREN.
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 67.5 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 67.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO TO SLOWLY FALL.

&& 
LAT...LON 4820 9684 4817 9681 4820 9664 4823 9666
$$


&&

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

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

SNAKE RIVER
  ABOVE WARREN      65.9   65.1   64.8   64.4   64.1   63.7   63.4

$$

MNC089-301448-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-130505T0000Z/
/ALVM5.1.SM.130427T2337Z.130429T1200Z.130503T1800Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SNAKE RIVER AT ALVARADO.
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 107.5 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 106.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 107.8 FEET SOMETIME 
  MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 108.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD STAGE AND 
  OVERLAND SHEET FLOODING OF LOCAL AGRICULTURAL LAND.

&& 
LAT...LON 4846 9713 4831 9712 4814 9702 4817 9679
$$


&&

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

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

SNAKE RIVER
  ALVARADO         107.8  107.5  107.0  106.4  105.9  105.3  104.9

$$

MNC069-301448-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HLLM5.2.SM.000000T0000Z.130501T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 806.6 FEET. 
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...
  MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 806.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 807.5 FEET BY
  MIDWEEK.
* FORECAST LEVELS TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE CURRENT AND EXPECTED
  OUTFLOW FROM LAKE BRONSON DAM.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 808.0 FEET...DIKE PATROLS ARE ON 24 
  HOURS. STORM SEWER VALVE AT REACH 3 (NORTH CEMETERY) PORTABLE 
  PUMPS ARE SET UP.


&& 
LAT...LON 4888 9719 4873 9713 4867 9662 4885 9667
$$


&&

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

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

TWO RIVERS RIVER
  HALLOCK          806.8  807.3  807.4  807.1  806.7  806.3  805.4

$$

MNC135-301448-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0025.130501T0900Z-130504T1800Z/
/ROSM5.1.SM.130501T0900Z.130502T0000Z.130503T1200Z.NO/
949 PM CDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ROSEAU RIVER AT ROSEAU.
* FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT TO SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE 
  WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.1 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY AND CONTINUE TO RISE 
  TO NEAR 16.5 FEET BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* UNCERTAINTY EXISTS IN THIS FORECAST BASED ON INFILTRATION RATES
  AND POTENTIAL RAINFALL THIS WEEK.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 16.0 FEET...FLOOD WARNING STAGE...MINOR.

&& 
LAT...LON 4890 9615 4873 9567 4893 9565 4892 9610
$$


&&

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

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

ROSEAU RIVER
  ROSEAU            10.1   15.3   16.5   16.2   15.7   15.2   14.7

$$

CJS

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