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

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

  * THE RED RIVER AT FARGO AFFECTING CLAY AND CASS 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

.MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED FOR A FEW SITES ALONG THE RED RIVER DUE
TO RECENT RAINFALL. 

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-NDC017-241415-
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915 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT FARGO.
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.6 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THURSDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE 
  TO RISE TO NEAR 18.1 FEET BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL 
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY EVENING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST NEAR 18.1 ON EARLY FRIDAY MORNING 
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* 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)         05/23  05/24  05/25  05/26  05/27  05/28  05/29

RED RIVER
  FARGO             18.0   18.1   18.0   17.6   17.3   17.0   16.9

$$

MNC089-119-NDC035-099-241415-
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/OSLM5.1.ER.130524T0000Z.130525T1200Z.130528T1500Z.NO/
915 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2013

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL WEDNESDAY MAY 29...THE FLOOD 
WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT OSLO.
* FROM THURSDAY EVENING TO WEDNESDAY MAY 29...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT 8:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.6 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 26.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THURSDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE 
  TO RISE TO NEAR 27.7 FEET BY SATURDAY MID-MORNING. THE RIVER WILL 
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE TUESDAY MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST NEAR 27.7 ON SATURDAY MID-MORNING 
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 30.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&
 
DAILY 7 PM CDT/6 PM 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
  OSLO              26.0   27.3   27.6   27.0   26.4   25.8   25.2

$$

MNC069-089-NDC067-099-241415-
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915 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT DRAYTON.
* FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE 
  WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 29.1 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND 
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 35.5 FEET BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST NEAR 35.5 ON EARLY SUNDAY MORNING 
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.

&&

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)         05/23  05/24  05/25  05/26  05/27  05/28  05/29

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           31.3   33.7   35.4   35.5   35.4   35.0   34.6

$$

MNC069-NDC067-241415-
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/PBNN8.1.ER.130526T1330Z.130528T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
915 PM CDT WED MAY 22 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT PEMBINA.
* FROM SUNDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS 
  CANCELLED.
* AT 8:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 36.8 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 39.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MID-MORNING AND 
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 41.5 FEET BY TUESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST NEAR 37.0 ON EARLY THURSDAY MORNING 
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.

&&

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)         05/23  05/24  05/25  05/26  05/27  05/28  05/29

RED RIVER
  PEMBINA           36.8   36.9   38.1   39.7   41.0   41.5   41.0

$$

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