Flood Stage Changes At Pembina and Kindred North Dakota

...FLOOD STAGE CHANGES TODAY AT PEMBINA AND KINDRED NORTH DAKOTA...

ON MONDAY...NOVEMBER 21 2011...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN
NORTH DAKOTA...WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE IN GRAND FORKS...FLOOD STAGE
CHANGES FOR THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH AT PEMBINA NORTH DAKOTA (USGS
GAGE NO. 05102490...NWSLI PBNN8) FROM 42 TO 39 FEET.
ADDITIONALLY...MODERATE FLOOD STAGE WILL CHANGE FROM 47 FEET TO
44 FEET...AND MAJOR WILL CHANGE FROM 52 FEET TO 49 FEET.

ALSO...ON MONDAY...NOVEMBER 21 2011...THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE IN GRAND
FORKS...MODERATE AND MAJOR FLOOD STAGES CHANGE FOR THE SHEYENNE
RIVER NEAR KINDRED NORTH DAKOTA (USGS GAGE NO. 05069000...NWSLI
KNDN8).MODERATE FLOOD STAGE WILL CHANGE FROM 20 TO 19 FEET...AND
MAJOR WILL CHANGE FROM 22 TO 20.5 FEET. ACTUAL FLOOD STAGE (MINOR)
WILL REMAIN AT 16 FEET.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STARTS TO ISSUE FLOOD WARNINGS FOR
FORECAST POINTS WHEN THE RIVER AT THOSE LOCATIONS ARE EXPECTED
TO RISE TO...OR ARE AT MINOR FLOOD STAGE. WE WILL REISSUE UPGRADED
WARNINGS WHEN THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE MODERATE AND/OR
MAJOR FLOOD STAGES. FOLLOW-UP FLOOD STATEMENTS ARE ISSUED DAILY
WHEN THE RIVER AT THE FORECAST LOCATION IS IN...OR WILL BE IN
FLOOD. DAILY HIGH WATER NOTICES (RIVER STATEMENTS) ARE ISSUED IF
THE RIVER AT A FORECAST LOCATION WILL BE ABOVE THE ACTION STAGE
BUT IS EXPECTED TO STAY BELOW FLOOD STAGE DURING THE UPCOMING
7-DAY PERIOD.

 



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