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FLOOD STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1023 PM CDT SUN JUN 23 2013

  * WAHPETON...ON THE RED RIVER...IN WILKIN AND RICHLAND COUNTIES
  * SABIN...ON THE SO BR BUFFALO RIVER...IN CLAY COUNTY
  * DILWORTH...ON THE BUFFALO RIVER...IN CLAY COUNTY
  * KINDRED...ON THE SHEYENNE RIVER...IN CASS AND RICHLAND COUNTIES
  * WEST FARGO DIVERSION...ON THE SHEYENNE RIVER...IN CASS COUNTY
  * HARWOOD...ON THE SHEYENNE RIVER...IN CASS COUNTY

...THIS IS AN UPDATE FOR THE FLOOD WARNING FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS 
IN MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * FARGO...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN CLAY AND CASS COUNTIES
  * ABERCROMBIE...ON THE WILD RICE RIVER (ND) ...IN RICHLAND COUNTY

.PLEASE NOTE...THE FLOOD CATEGORY HAS BEEN LOWERED FROM MODERATE TO MINOR FOR THE 
FARGO...WEST FARGO AND HARWOOD RIVER POINTS. 

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 24 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-NDC077-251523-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0055.000000T0000Z-130628T0300Z/
/WHNN8.2.ER.130621T2235Z.130624T0600Z.130626T2100Z.NO/
1023 PM CDT SUN JUN 23 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT WAHPETON.
* UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.0 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 12.1 FEET SOMETIME 
  EARLY MONDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE 
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 12.1 ON EARLY MONDAY MORNING 
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 13.0 FEET, START TO PUT-UP FLOOD WALL IF 
  RIVER FORECAST TO GO ABOVE 15 FEET (BRECK).

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

 DATE                MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN
(MONTH/DAY)         06/24  06/25  06/26  06/27  06/28  06/29  06/30

RED RIVER
  WAHPETON          12.0   11.1    9.9    9.1    8.6    8.2    7.9


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


$$

MNC027-NDC017-251523-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0056.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/FGON8.1.ER.130623T1042Z.130626T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1023 PM CDT SUN JUN 23 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RED RIVER AT FARGO.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.4 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 RISE TO A CREST NEAR 24.4 FEET SOMETIME 
  WEDNESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 24.4 ON WEDNESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 28.0 FEET, FARGO...12TH STREET TOLL BRIDGE 
  IS CLOSED. CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON THE DIKE TO PROTECT SEWAGE 
  TREATMENT PLANT IF FORECAST IS ABOVE 34 FEET. MOORHEAD...15TH 
  AVENUE NORTH RIVER BRIDGE IS CLOSED. 

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

 DATE                MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN
(MONTH/DAY)         06/24  06/25  06/26  06/27  06/28  06/29  06/30

RED RIVER
  FARGO             22.1   23.9   24.4   24.2   23.0   21.1   19.4


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


$$

MNC027-251523-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0066.000000T0000Z-130627T1000Z/
/SABM5.1.ER.130624T0115Z.130625T0000Z.130626T0400Z.NO/
1023 PM CDT SUN JUN 23 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SO BR BUFFALO RIVER AT SABIN.
* UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.1 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 RISE TO A CREST NEAR 12.8 FEET SOMETIME 
  MONDAY EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY 
  NIGHT.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 12.8 ON MONDAY EVENING DURING 
  THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 13.0 FEET, FLOODING ON ROAD CUT AT OLD 
  MEANDER SCAR EAST OF GAGE BEGINS.

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

 DATE                MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN
(MONTH/DAY)         06/24  06/25  06/26  06/27  06/28  06/29  06/30

S. BUFFALO RIVER
  SABIN             12.8   12.2   10.3    8.9    8.1    7.6    7.3


LAT...LON 4663 9666 4663 9650 4686 9657 4689 9670


$$

MNC027-251523-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0067.130624T0900Z-130628T2136Z/
/DILM5.1.ER.130624T0900Z.130626T0000Z.130627T1536Z.NO/
1023 PM CDT SUN JUN 23 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BUFFALO RIVER NEAR DILWORTH.
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO FRIDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS 
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.4 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 13.5 FEET BY TUESDAY EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL 
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THURSDAY MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 13.5 ON TUESDAY EVENING DURING 
  THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 14.9 FEET, BOTTOM OF STEEL BRIDGE CAUSES 
  UPSTREAM ROAD TO FLOOD.

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

 DATE                MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN
(MONTH/DAY)         06/24  06/25  06/26  06/27  06/28  06/29  06/30

BUFFALO RIVER
  DILWORTH          12.8   13.5   13.0   11.3    9.5    8.5    8.0


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


$$

NDC077-251523-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0062.000000T0000Z-130630T2200Z/
/ABRN8.2.ER.130623T1848Z.130625T1200Z.130629T1600Z.NO/
1023 PM CDT SUN JUN 23 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILD RICE RIVER (ND) AT ABERCROMBIE.
* UNTIL SUNDAY JUNE 30...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.3 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 14.0 FEET SOMETIME 
  TUESDAY MID-MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE 
  SATURDAY MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 14.0 ON TUESDAY MID-MORNING 
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 16.0 FEET, BANKFULL STAGE AT GAGE.

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

 DATE                MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN
(MONTH/DAY)         06/24  06/25  06/26  06/27  06/28  06/29  06/30

WILD RICE RIVER
  ABERCROMBIE       13.7   14.0   13.5   12.2   10.9    9.6    8.5


LAT...LON 4611 9712 4612 9664 4663 9679 4663 9696


$$

NDC017-077-251523-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0063.130625T1200Z-130627T0000Z/
/KNDN8.1.ER.130625T1200Z.130625T1200Z.130625T1800Z.NO/
1023 PM CDT SUN JUN 23 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SHEYENNE RIVER NEAR KINDRED.
* FROM TUESDAY MORNING TO WEDNESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.2 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE 
  TUESDAY MID-MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 16.0 ON TUESDAY MID-MORNING 
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 18.0 FEET, PORTIONS OF 55TH ST ARE 
  UNDERWATER.

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

 DATE                MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN
(MONTH/DAY)         06/24  06/25  06/26  06/27  06/28  06/29  06/30

SHEYENNE RIVER
  KINDRED           15.8   15.7   14.3   12.2   10.3    8.9    8.3


LAT...LON 4659 9729 4645 9731 4663 9688 4672 9701


$$

NDC017-251523-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0064.130624T0900Z-130628T0130Z/
/WFON8.1.ER.130624T0900Z.130625T1200Z.130626T1930Z.NO/
1023 PM CDT SUN JUN 23 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SHEYENNE RIVER AT WEST FARGO DIVERSION.
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO THURSDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS 
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.6 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 19.5 FEET BY TUESDAY MID-MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL 
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 19.5 ON TUESDAY MID-MORNING 
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 21.0 FEET, MAJOR FLOOD STAGE...APPROXIMATE 
  STAGE WHERE FLOODING BEGINS IN AREAS ALONG THE SHEYENNE RIVER NORTH
  OF THE DIVERSION CHANNEL TO HARWOOD...ND.

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

 DATE                MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN
(MONTH/DAY)         06/24  06/25  06/26  06/27  06/28  06/29  06/30

SHEYENNE RIVER
  WEST FARGO DIVER  19.1   19.2   17.7   15.8   14.5   13.8   13.4


LAT...LON 4667 9702 4663 9689 4693 9686 4692 9699


$$

NDC017-251522-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0065.000000T0000Z-130626T2000Z/
/HWDN8.1.ER.130623T2037Z.130624T1800Z.130625T1400Z.NO/
1023 PM CDT SUN JUN 23 2013

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SHEYENNE RIVER AT HARWOOD.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 884.2 FEET. 
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR 
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 884.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 885.0 FEET SOMETIME 
  MONDAY EARLY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE 
  TUESDAY MORNING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 885.0 ON MONDAY EARLY AFTERNOON 
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 886.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

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

 DATE                MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN
(MONTH/DAY)         06/24  06/25  06/26  06/27  06/28  06/29  06/30

SHEYENNE RIVER
  HARWOOD          884.9  883.1  880.8  878.8  877.3  876.3  875.8


LAT...LON 4701 9698 4692 9699 4693 9686 4697 9683 4709 9683


$$
WJB

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