Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1214 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Towner...Bantry...Minor flooding
is occurring and is expected to continue.

.A slow but steady fall in water levels will continue in the Towner to
Bantry reach of the Souris River through the weekend. Without and
significant rainfall over the weekend, Towner will remain above flood
stage through the first full week of May while Bantry is likely to fall
below flood stage during the second half of the week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown. Avoid driving on flooded roads.


&&

NDC049-042114-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.2.DR.150401T0600Z.150421T2100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1214 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* At  4:00 PM Thursday the stage was 54.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 53.8 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* 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 54.0 Thu 4 PM   53.8   53.6   53.5   53.3   53.2


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



$$

NDC049-042114-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.2.DR.150401T1500Z.150429T0645Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1214 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Friday the stage was 1.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 11.6 feet by this afternoon. additional rises are
  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  1.7 Fri 11 AM  11.5   11.3   11.2   11.1   11.1


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



$$



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