Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WGUS43 KBIS 171814
FLWBIS
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
114 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in North Dakota...

  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in North Dakota...

  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Towner...Bantry...Moderate
flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

.A very slow but steady increase along the Souris River in the Towner to
Bantry area will eventually push water levels into the moderate flood
stage category at both of these forecast point. Overall, this is not
likely to result in much greater impacts than those already being
experienced. Impacts remain restricted to agricultural land near the river.



NDC049-181814-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.2.DR.150401T0600Z.150423T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
114 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Souris River near Towner
* Until further notice
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. Flood problems begin,
  agricultural land and meadows affected.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52   M            54.0   54.0   54.0   54.1   54.1


LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085



$$

NDC049-181814-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.2.DR.150401T1500Z.150423T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
114 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Souris River near Bantry
* Until further notice
* At 12PM Friday the stage was...11.9 feet
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet
* The river rose above flood stage  and will continue rising to near
  12.1 feet by Thursday early afternoon. Additional rises may be
  possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 11.5 feet...Water begins crossing the road several
  hundred feet to the left of the bridge. No towns or major roads are
  flooded.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 11.9 Fri 12 PM  11.9   11.9   11.9   11.9   12.0


LAT...LON 4875 10088 4875 10080 4852 10039 4845 10037
      4845 10047 4860 10076



$$
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