WGUS83 KFGF 090045
FLSFGF
 
FLOOD STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
745 PM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

...THIS IS AN UPDATE TO EXTEND THE FLOOD WARNING FOR...

  * THE RED RIVER AT FARGO AFFECTING CLAY AND CASS COUNTIES

...THIS IS AN UPDATE FOR THE FLOOD WARNING FOR...

  * THE RED RIVER AT EAST GRAND FORKS AFFECTING POLK AND GRAND 
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * THE RED RIVER AT OSLO AFFECTING MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND 
  GRAND FORKS COUNTIES
  * THE RED RIVER AT DRAYTON AFFECTING MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON 
  AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * THE RED RIVER AT PEMBINA AFFECTING KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
 
.RED RIVER AT PEMBINA WILL CREST NEAR 46 FT THURSDAY AND THEN HOLD AT THAT
LEVEL THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  THE REST OF THE FOREAST POINTS ALONG
THE RED RIVER WILL CONTINUE A SLOW FALL. 

THIS FORECAST IS FOR A 7 DAY PERIOD. 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-NDC017-101245-
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745 PM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT FARGO.
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.5 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY 
  SUNDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 19.0 FEET, FARGO...LOW-LEVEL DAM SOUTH OF 
  MAIN AVENUE IS UNDERWATER.

&&

LAT...LON 4715 9673 4724 9683 4724 9694 4676 9689 4677 9671

$$

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         05/09  05/10  05/11  05/12  05/13  05/14  05/15

RED RIVER
  FARGO             18.9   18.6   18.3   18.0   17.7   17.4   17.1

$$

MNC119-NDC035-101244-
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/EGFM5.2.SM.130426T0945Z.130501T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
745 PM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT EAST GRAND FORKS.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 35.8 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 34.4 FEET 
  BY FRIDAY MID-MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 36.5 FEET, EAST GRAND FORKS...RIVER HEIGHTS
  TRAIL HEAD & PARK CLOSES.

&&

LAT...LON 4768 9674 4807 9698 4810 9719 4767 9699

$$

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         05/09  05/10  05/11  05/12  05/13  05/14  05/15

RED RIVER
  EAST GRAND FORKS  34.8   33.9   32.9   31.7   30.5   29.4   28.5 

$$

MNC089-119-NDC035-099-101244-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/OSLM5.3.SM.130426T0747Z.130502T1430Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
745 PM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT OSLO.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 34.4 FEET. 
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...
  MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 30.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 34.0 FEET 
  BY FRIDAY MID-MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 35.8 FEET, TOP OF THE WALSH COUNTY 
  AGRICULTURAL DIKES IN WALSHVILLE TOWNSHIP.

&&

LAT...LON 4810 9721 4807 9698 4846 9706 4848 9725

$$

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         05/09  05/10  05/11  05/12  05/13  05/14  05/15

RED RIVER
  OSLO              34.2   33.7   33.1   32.5   31.8   31.2   30.5 

$$

MNC069-089-NDC067-099-101244-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/DRTN8.2.SM.130428T1400Z.130503T0345Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
745 PM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT DRAYTON.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 39.8 FEET. 
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...
  MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 38.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 39.4 FEET 
  BY FRIDAY MID-MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 39.0 FEET, RURAL ROAD DAMAGES START.

&&

LAT...LON 4881 9734 4848 9725 4846 9705 4874 9702

$$

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         05/09  05/10  05/11  05/12  05/13  05/14  05/15

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           39.5   39.2   38.8   38.4   38.0   37.6   37.0

$$

MNC069-NDC067-101244-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PBNN8.2.SM.130429T1130Z.130508T0815Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
745 PM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT PEMBINA.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 45.8 FEET. 
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...
  MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 44.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 46.0 FEET BY 
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. 
* THE RIVER WILL HOLD STEADY NEAR 46.0 FT THROUGH THE WEEKEND. 
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 46.0 FEET,  GENERAL RURAL FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 4900 9700 4900 9740 4877 9732 4874 9701

$$

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         05/09  05/10  05/11  05/12  05/13  05/14  05/15

RED RIVER
  PEMBINA           46.0   46.0   46.0   46.0   45.9   45.7   45.5 

$$


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