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FLOOD STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
920 AM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

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

  * THE RED RIVER AT HALSTAD AFFECTING NORMAN AND TRAILL COUNTIES
  * 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 PEMBINA RIVER AT NECHE AFFECTING PEMBINA COUNTY
 
.GENERALLY DRY WEATHER HAS ALLOWED FOR CONTINUED FALLS IN RIVER STAGES
ACROSS THE RED RIVER BASIN. AT WALHALLA AND NECHE THE PEMBINA RIVER IS
BELOW FLOOD STAGE AND FORECAST TO REMAIN BELOW FLOOD STAGE THE NEXT WEEK. 
WITH ADDITIONAL WATER STILL TO COME FROM UPSTREAM IN CANADA THE RIVER
IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOODSTAGE LATE THIS WEEKEND OR EARLY 
NEXT WEEK.

WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
MAINLY OVER THE SOUTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY. AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO
BE LIGHT...LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH. THIS IS NOT EXPECTED TO 
IMPACT CURRENT FLOODING.

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

&&

MNC107-NDC097-081450-
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/HILN8.2.SM.130427T1538Z.130503T0630Z.130508T1028Z.NO/
920 AM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT HALSTAD.
* AT  7:30 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.8 FEET. 
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT  5:28 AM WEDNESDAY.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 24.6 FEET BY THURSDAY
  MID-MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 26.0 FEET, FLOOD WARNING STAGE...MINOR.

&&

LAT...LON 4724 9695 4715 9673 4767 9673 4767 9698

$$

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM 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
  HALSTAD           24.6   23.4   22.3   21.3   20.2   19.3   18.3

$$

MNC027-081450-
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/DILM5.1.ER.000000T0000Z.130430T1700Z.130508T0750Z.NO/
920 AM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR DILWORTH.
* AT  8:30 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.6 FEET. 
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT  2:50 AM WEDNESDAY.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 10.9 FEET BY THURSDAY
  MID-MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 12.0 FEET, FLOOD WARNING STAGE...MINOR.

&&

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

$$

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM 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

BUFFALO RIVER
  DILWORTH          10.9   10.3   10.0    9.8    9.6    9.4    9.2

$$

MNC107-081450-
/O.CAN.KFGF.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-130509T1559Z/
/HNDM5.1.SM.130426T1711Z.130501T1930Z.130508T0545Z.NO/
920 AM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE WILD RICE RIVER (MN) AT HENDRUM.
* AT  8:30 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.4 FEET. 
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 12:45 AM WEDNESDAY.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 18.5 FEET BY THURSDAY
  MID-MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 20.0 FEET, FLOOD WARNING STAGE...MINOR.

&&

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

$$

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM 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

WILD RICE RIVER
  HENDRUM           18.5   17.6   16.8   16.0   15.3   14.7   14.1

$$

MNC069-081450-
/O.CAN.KFGF.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-130509T0600Z/
/HLLM5.2.SM.000000T0000Z.130502T0400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
920 AM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK.
* AT  8:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 800.6 FEET. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 801.9 FEET.  THE 
  RIVER WILL FALL TO 799.7 FEET BY .
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 800.0 FEET, SPILLWAY BEGINS TO FLOW.

&&

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

$$

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM 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

TWO RIVERS RIVER
  HALLOCK          799.7  798.6  797.6  796.7  795.9  794.9  794.1

$$

NDC067-081450-
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/NCEN8.3.SM.130429T2045Z.130502T0400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
920 AM CDT WED MAY 8 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE PEMBINA RIVER AT NECHE.
* AT  8:45 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.4 FEET. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CREST BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 17.9 FEET 
  WEDNESDAY MID-MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 18.0 FEET, MINOR FLOOD STAGE. BANKFULL 
  STAGE.

&&

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

$$

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM 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

PEMBINA RIVER
  NECHE             16.1   16.1   16.6   17.2   17.5   17.7   17.9

$$


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