WGUS83 KFGF 301619
FLSFGF
 
FLOOD STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN 
MINNESOTA...

  * THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR DILWORTH AFFECTING CLAY COUNTY
  * THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT TWIN VALLEY AFFECTING NORMAN COUNTY
  * THE MARSH RIVER AT SHELLY AFFECTING NORMAN COUNTY
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED 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 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 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 WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT HENDRUM AFFECTING NORMAN COUNTY
  * THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK AFFECTING KITTSON COUNTY

. THE RECENT RAIN ON THE MINNESOTA SIDE OF THE SOUTHERN AND MIDDLE
PARTS OF THE RED RIVER BASIN HAS AMOUNTED TO A QUARTER INCH OR LESS. 
THIS AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION HAS NOT GREATLY CONTRIBUTED TO RUNOFF
AND HENCE NOT ADDED TO THE MIX LEADING TO THE RISE OR FALL OF THE
MINNESOTA TRIBUTARIES TO THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH.

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

&&

MNC027-011619-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-130504T0300Z/
/SABM5.2.SM.130424T1710Z.130428T0745Z.130502T2100Z.NO/
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SO BR BUFFALO RIVER AT SABIN.
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.8 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 TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY 
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
* THERE IS NO CREST FORECAST FOR THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 14.0 FEET, AGRICULTURAL DAMAGE BEGINS TO 
  OCCUR.

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


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

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06  05/07

S. BUFFALO RIVER
  SABIN             13.1   12.3   11.5   10.8   10.3    9.9    9.6

$$

MNC027-011618-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-130507T1200Z/
/HWYM5.1.SM.130427T1722Z.130430T0515Z.130506T0600Z.NO/
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR HAWLEY.
* UNTIL TUESDAY MAY 07...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.5 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY 
  EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
* THERE IS NO CREST FORECAST FOR THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 8.0 FEET, PARTS OF HAWLEY CITY PARK BEGIN 
  TO FLOOD.

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


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

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06  05/07

BUFFALO RIVER
  HAWLEY             8.3    8.1    7.8    7.5    7.2    6.9    6.6

$$

MNC027-301649-
/O.CAN.KFGF.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/DILM5.2.SM.130422T0900Z.130430T0430Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR DILWORTH.
* AT 10:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 1.3 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE TUESDAY MORNING AND 
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 19.8 FEET BY TUESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON. 
  ADDITIONAL RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 19.8 ON TUESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON 
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 20.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

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


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

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06  05/07

BUFFALO RIVER
  DILWORTH          19.5   19.1   18.3   17.3   16.1   14.7   13.4

$$

MNC107-301649-
/O.CAN.KFGF.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-130503T0600Z/
/TWVM5.2.SM.130428T0856Z.130428T2000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT TWIN VALLEY.
* AT 10:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.8 FEET. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 9.6 FEET.  THE 
  RIVER WILL FALL TO 8.1 FEET BY .
* THERE IS NO CREST FORECAST FOR THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 9.0 FEET, FORECAST SERVICE STAGE.

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


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

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06  05/07

WILD RICE RIVER
  TWIN VALLEY        8.1    7.5    7.0    6.5    6.2    6.1    5.9

$$

MNC107-011618-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HNDM5.2.SM.130426T1711Z.130502T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT HENDRUM.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 27.2 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 NEAR 28.0 FEET SOMETIME 
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE TO MODERATE FLOOD LEVELS DUE TO
  BACKWATER AND EVENTUALL CREST TO AROUND 28 FEET.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 28.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD WARNING STAGE. 
  AGRICULTURAL DAMAGE STARTS.

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


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

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06  05/07

WILD RICE RIVER
  HENDRUM           27.7   28.0   27.8   27.5   26.9   25.9   25.0

$$

MNC107-301649-
/O.CAN.KFGF.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-130505T1400Z/
/SHYM5.1.SM.130426T0908Z.130428T0400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE MARSH RIVER AT SHELLY.
* AT 10:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.0 FEET. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 13.0 FEET.  THE 
  RIVER WILL FALL TO 11.7 FEET BY .
* WITH THE RAPID RECESSION AT SHELLY...WE ARE EXPECT LESS OF A
  BACKWATER EFFECT FROM THE MAINSTEM RED RIVER THERE.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 13.0 FEET, FORECAST SERVICE STAGE.

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


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

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06  05/07

MARSH RIVER
  SHELLY            11.7   11.7   11.4   10.6    8.5    8.2    7.8

$$

MNC119-011618-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0023.130503T0600Z-130505T1800Z/
/CLXM5.1.SM.130503T0600Z.130503T0600Z.130504T1200Z.NO/
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE FLOOD 
WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SAND HILL RIVER AT CLIMAX.
* FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT TO SUNDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING
  IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.8 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...DUE TO BACKWATER...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR
  MODERATE FLOOD STAGE EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST BETWEEN 19 AND 21 FEET THIS WEEKEND.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 20.0 FEET, FLOOD STAGE...MINOR.

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


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

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06  05/07

SANDHILL RIVER
  CLIMAX            18.8   19.6   20.0   20.0   19.5   18.6   17.6

$$

MNC119-011618-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-130502T0000Z/
/CRKM5.1.SM.130427T0809Z.130429T0500Z.130430T1800Z.NO/
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED LAKE RIVER AT CROOKSTON.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.3 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY 
  TUESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* THERE IS NO CREST FORECAST FOR THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 15.0 FEET, FLOOD STAGE...MINOR.

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


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

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06  05/07

RED LAKE RIVER
  CROOKSTON         13.2   12.4   11.9   11.4   11.1   11.0   11.1

$$

MNC089-011618-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-130504T1800Z/
/ALVM5.1.SM.130427T2337Z.130429T0745Z.130503T1200Z.NO/
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SNAKE RIVER AT ALVARADO.
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 106.1 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 FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY 
  MID-MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 106.6 ON WEDNESDAY EVENING DURING
  THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* 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 AM CDT/6 AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06  05/07

SNAKE RIVER
  ALVARADO         106.5  106.5  106.0  105.5  104.6  103.6  102.7

$$

MNC069-011618-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HLLM5.2.SM.000000T0000Z.130502T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 AM TUESDAY 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 807.3 FEET SOMETIME 
  THURSDAY EARLY AFTERNOON THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 807.3 ON THURSDAY EARLY AFTERNOON
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* CURRENT OUTFLOWS FROM LAKE BRONSON DAM ARE AROUND 2515 CFS.
* 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 AM CDT/6 AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         05/01  05/02  05/03  05/04  05/05  05/06  05/07

TWO RIVERS RIVER
  HALLOCK          807.0  807.2  807.1  806.9  806.4  805.4  804.3

$$


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