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FLOOD STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
310 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2013

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

  * THE RED RIVER AT WAHPETON AFFECTING WILKIN AND RICHLAND 
  COUNTIES
  * THE RED RIVER AT EAST GRAND FORKS AFFECTING POLK AND GRAND 
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * THE RED LAKE RIVER AT CROOKSTON AFFECTING POLK COUNTY

 
.THE RED RIVER AT WAHPETON...EAST GRAND FORKS AND CROOKSTON ARE
NOW EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW FLOOD STAGE...AND THE FLOOD WARNINGS
FOR THESE LOCATIONS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. LOWER FLOWS OFF OF THE RED
LAKE RIVER ARE CONTRIBUTING LESS WATER TO THE RED RIVER AT EAST GRAND 
FORKS.

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

&&

MNC167-NDC077-222040-
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310 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT WAHPETON.
* AT  2:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.2 FEET. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CREST BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 9.3 FEET 
  WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 9.3 ON WEDNESDAY EVENING DURING 
  THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO FALL OVER THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 10.0 FEET, FLOOD WARNING STAGE...MINOR.

&&

LAT...LON 4602 9672 4603 9641 4650 9663 4650 9684

$$

&&

DAILY 1 PM CDT/NOON CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         05/23  05/24  05/25  05/26  05/27  05/28  05/29

RED RIVER
  WAHPETON           9.2    8.8    8.5    8.4    8.3    8.2     M 

$$

MNC119-NDC035-222040-
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310 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT EAST GRAND FORKS.
* AT  2:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.4 FEET. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CREST BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 26.9 FEET 
  FRIDAY MID-MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 26.9 ON FRIDAY MID-MORNING DURING
  THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST BELOW ACTION STAGE.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 27.0 FEET, FORECAST SERVICE STAGE.

&&

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

$$

&&

DAILY 1 PM CDT/NOON CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         05/23  05/24  05/25  05/26  05/27  05/28  05/29

RED RIVER
  EAST GRAND FORKS  26.4   26.9   26.5   25.9   25.0   24.0     M 

$$

MNC119-222040-
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/CRKM5.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
310 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE RED LAKE RIVER AT CROOKSTON.
* AT  2:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.4 FEET. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 13.7 FEET.  THE 
  RIVER WILL FALL TO 13.4 FEET BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO FALL DURING THIS SEVEN 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 1 PM CDT/NOON CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         05/23  05/24  05/25  05/26  05/27  05/28  05/29

RED LAKE RIVER
  CROOKSTON         13.3   12.5   11.6   10.8   10.0    9.4     M 

$$


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