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FLOOD STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
817 PM CDT MON MAY 6 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 BUFFALO RIVER NEAR DILWORTH AFFECTING CLAY COUNTY
  * THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT HENDRUM AFFECTING NORMAN COUNTY
  * THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK AFFECTING KITTSON COUNTY
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH 
DAKOTA...

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

  * THE PEMBINA RIVER AT WALHALLA AFFECTING PEMBINA AND CAVALIER 
  COUNTIES
  * THE PEMBINA RIVER AT NECHE AFFECTING PEMBINA COUNTY
 
.MOSTLY DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR THE NORTHERN VALLEY AND
TRIBUTARIES LEADING INTO THE NORTHERN VALLEY THROUGH AT LEAST 
WEDNESDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR SOME LIGHT RAIN ON WEDNESDAY...
BUT THAT WILL MAINLY BE EAST AND SOUTH OF FARGO. THE NEXT
CHANCE FOR ANY PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE NORTHERN VALLEY WILL BE 
THIS WEEKEND. RIVERS WILL CONTINUE TO FALL UNTIL WATER MOVES
INTO THE PEMBINA BASIN FROM CANADA...AT WHICH POINT THE RIVER AT
WALHALLA AND NECHE MAY CLIMB ABOVE MINOR FLOOD STAGE THIS WEEKEND.

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

&&

MNC027-081317-
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817 PM CDT MON MAY 6 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR DILWORTH.
* UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM MONDAY 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 
  WEDNESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 14.9 FEET, BOTTOM OF STEEL BRIDGE CAUSES 
  UPSTREAM ROAD 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                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         05/07  05/08  05/09  05/10  05/11  05/12  05/13

BUFFALO RIVER
  DILWORTH          12.7   11.8   11.0   10.4    9.7    9.3    8.9

$$

MNC107-081317-
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/HNDM5.1.SM.130426T1711Z.130501T1930Z.130509T0959Z.NO/
817 PM CDT MON MAY 6 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT HENDRUM.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.1 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY 
  THURSDAY MORNING.

&&

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)         05/07  05/08  05/09  05/10  05/11  05/12  05/13

WILD RICE RIVER
  HENDRUM           21.4   20.4   19.3   18.1   17.1   16.3   15.4

$$

MNC069-081317-
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/HLLM5.2.SM.000000T0000Z.130502T0400Z.130508T0300Z.NO/
817 PM CDT MON MAY 6 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK.
* UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:00 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 802.8 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 802.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY 
  TUESDAY NIGHT.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 802.0 FEET, FLOOD WARNING STAGE...
  MINOR. CULVERTS WITH FLAPPERS CHECKED AND THE DIKE WALKED.BANKFULL 
  STAGE.

&&

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)         05/07  05/08  05/09  05/10  05/11  05/12  05/13

TWO RIVERS RIVER
  HALLOCK          802.1  801.1  800.0  798.9  798.1  797.4  796.7

$$

NDC019-067-081317-
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/WLHN8.1.SM.130428T2356Z.130429T0530Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
817 PM CDT MON MAY 6 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEMBINA RIVER AT WALHALLA.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:15 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.0 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...ADDITIONAL RISE DUE TO FLOWS COMING IN FROM 
  AREAS NORTH OF WINDY GATES...RISING ABOVE FLOOD STAGE
  THIS WEEKEND
* THERE IS NO CREST FORECAST FOR THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 11.0 FEET, MINOR FLOOD STAGE.

&&

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

$$

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

 DATE                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         05/07  05/08  05/09  05/10  05/11  05/12  05/13

PEMBINA RIVER
  WALHALLA           9.8   10.0   10.3   10.6   11.0   11.2   11.3

$$

NDC067-081317-
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/NCEN8.3.SM.130429T2045Z.130502T0400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
817 PM CDT MON MAY 6 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEMBINA RIVER AT NECHE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:45 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.2 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...ADDITIONAL RISE DUE TO FLOWS COMING IN FROM 
  AREAS NORTH OF WINDY GATES...RISING ABOVE FLOOD STAGE
  THIS WEEKEND.
* THERE IS NO CREST FORECAST FOR THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 19.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. 

&&

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

$$

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

 DATE                TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON
(MONTH/DAY)         05/07  05/08  05/09  05/10  05/11  05/12  05/13

PEMBINA RIVER
  NECHE             16.0   16.6   17.2   17.7   18.2   18.5   18.6

$$
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