WGUS83 KFGF 300153
FLSFGF
 
FLOOD STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
853 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES 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 BUFFALO RIVER NEAR HAWLEY AFFECTING CLAY COUNTY
  * THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR DILWORTH AFFECTING CLAY COUNTY
  * THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT TWIN VALLEY AFFECTING NORMAN COUNTY
  * THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT HENDRUM AFFECTING NORMAN COUNTY
  * THE MARSH RIVER AT SHELLY AFFECTING NORMAN COUNTY
  * THE SAND HILL RIVER AT CLIMAX AFFECTING POLK 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

.FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR EXPECTED ON SEVERAL TRIBUTARIES TO THE RED
RIVER IN WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA. A QUARTER TO A 
HALF INCH OF RAIN WILL FALL TONIGHT...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS UP TO AN 
INCH POSSIBLE. THIS RAIN IS ALREADY ACCOUNTED FOR WITHIN THE RIVER 
FORECASTS.

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

&&

MNC027-011353-
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/SABM5.2.SM.130424T1710Z.130428T0745Z.130502T2100Z.NO/
853 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SO BR BUFFALO RIVER AT SABIN.
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:45 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.2 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 SLOWLY THE NEXT
  SEVERAL DAYS.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - ROAD ACCESS TO GAGE IS FLOODED UNTIL THE
  RIVER FALLS BELOW 14.2 FEET.

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


&&

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

 DATE                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06

S. BUFFALO RIVER
  SABIN             13.7   12.8   11.9   11.1   10.5   10.1    9.8

$$

MNC027-011353-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HWYM5.2.SM.130427T1722Z.130501T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
853 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR HAWLEY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:45 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.6 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 9.0 FEET SOMETIME 
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* 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                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06

BUFFALO RIVER
  HAWLEY             8.8    9.0    8.7    8.5    8.2    7.8    7.4

$$

MNC027-011353-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/DILM5.2.SM.130422T0900Z.130502T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
853 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR DILWORTH.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.0 FEET. 
* MODERATE 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 20.4 FEET SOMETIME 
  THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 20.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

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


&&

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

 DATE                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06

BUFFALO RIVER
  DILWORTH          20.1   20.3   20.2   19.9   19.5   19.1   18.4

$$

MNC107-011353-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-130503T0600Z/
/TWVM5.2.SM.130428T0856Z.130428T2000Z.130430T0037Z.NO/
853 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT TWIN VALLEY.
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:45 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING...LIKELY DROPPING BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT OR TUESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 10.0 FEET...FLOOD WARNING STAGE...MINOR. 
  BANKFULL STAGE.

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


&&

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

 DATE                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06

WILD RICE RIVER
  TWIN VALLEY        9.3    9.0    8.6    8.0    7.3    6.6    6.1

$$

MNC107-011353-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HNDM5.2.SM.130426T1711Z.130503T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
853 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT HENDRUM.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 26.9 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST BETWEEN 29 AND 31 FEET
  BY LATE THIS WEEK.
* THE FORECAST RISE AT HENDRUM IS 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                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06

WILD RICE RIVER
  HENDRUM           28.2   29.3   29.9   30.0   29.5   28.5   26.9

$$

MNC107-011353-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-130505T1400Z/
/SHYM5.1.SM.130426T0908Z.130428T0400Z.130504T0800Z.NO/
853 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MARSH RIVER AT SHELLY.
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.3 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE BACK ABOVE MINOR FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 14.8 FEET BY THURSDAY.
* THE RISE AT SHELLY IS DUE TO BACKWATER EFFECTS FROM THE MAINSTEM
  RED RIVER.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 14.0 FEET...FLOOD WARNING STAGE...MINOR.

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


&&

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

 DATE                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06

MARSH RIVER
  SHELLY            13.1   14.1   14.8   14.3   13.2   12.1    9.1

$$

MNC119-011353-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0023.130501T0600Z-000000T0000Z/
/CLXM5.1.SM.130501T0600Z.130504T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
853 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SAND HILL RIVER AT CLIMAX.
* FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING
  IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:45 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.3 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY MORNING AND 
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO BETWEEN 22 AND 24 FEET BY THIS WEEKEND.
* THE RISE IN RIVER LEVELS WILL BE CAUSED BY 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                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06

SANDHILL RIVER
  CLIMAX            19.3   21.6   22.8   23.4   23.5   23.2   21.7

$$

MNC119-011353-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-130507T1400Z/
/CRKM5.1.SM.130427T0809Z.130429T0500Z.130506T0800Z.NO/
853 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED LAKE RIVER AT CROOKSTON.
* UNTIL TUESDAY MAY 07...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:45 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.7 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER MAY EXPERIENCE ANOTHER SMALL RISE BY MID TO
  LATE WEEK DUE TO RAINALL MONDAY NIGHT. THE RIVER WILL THEN BEGIN A
  MORE STEADY FALL BY NEXT WEEKEND.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 20.0 FEET...EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER 
  IS ACTIVATED. DIKE PATROLLING BEGINS.

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


&&

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

 DATE                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06

RED LAKE RIVER
  CROOKSTON         17.1   18.2   19.0   18.2   16.9   15.5   14.2

$$

MNC089-011353-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-130503T0600Z/
/ALVM5.1.SM.130427T2337Z.130429T0745Z.130502T0000Z.NO/
853 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SNAKE RIVER AT ALVARADO.
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 106.8 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 CONTINUE A SLOW FALL THE NEXT SEVERAL
  DAYS.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 106.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE...STORM 
  SEWER FLOOD GATES ARE CLOSED.

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


&&

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

 DATE                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06

SNAKE RIVER
  ALVARADO         106.4  106.0  105.7  105.3  104.7  103.9  103.1

$$

MNC069-011353-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HLLM5.2.SM.000000T0000Z.130501T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
853 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:00 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 806.2 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 CONTINUE TO RISE SLIGHTLY TO NEAR 806.6
  FEET BY WEDNESDAY.
* THE FORECAST IS BASED ON CURRENT AND EXPECTED OUTFLOWS FROM LAKE
  BRONSON...AND ACCOUNTS FOR RAINFALL MONDAY NIGHT.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 807.0 FEET...STORM SEWER VALVES AT 175 
  BRIDGE, YONGRENS, 4TH STREET SOUTH AND THE CEMETERY ARE CLOSED AND 
  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                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         04/30  05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06

TWO RIVERS RIVER
  HALLOCK          806.5  806.6  806.5  806.4  805.9  805.1  804.0

$$

CJS

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