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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
943 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS NOW CANCELLED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...

  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER...IN KITTSON COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA...

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES

.RIVER STAGES AT DRAYTON...PEMBINA AND HALLOCK CONTINUE TO FALL.
FORECAST PRECIPITATION IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT RIVER STAGES AT THIS
TIME. HOWEVER HALLOCK MAY RESPOND TO PRECIPITATION BUT SHOULD REMAIN
BELOW MINOR FLOOD STAGE.

THIS FORECAST IS FOR A 7 DAY PERIOD...THE HIGHEST STAGE INDICATED
  MAY NOT REFLECT THE CREST FOR THIS EVENT.

  FORECASTS ARE UPDATED DAILY AND STAGE VALUES WILL CHANGE AS NEW
  WEATHER AND RIVER INFORMATION IS USED. RIVER FORECASTS USUALLY USE
  24 HOURS OF EXPECTED PRECIPITATION BUT DEPENDING ON THE SITUATION
  IT MAY INCLUDE 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

&&

MNC069-089-NDC067-099-240243-
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/DRTN8.1.SM.140413T2015Z.140416T1915Z.140425T0600Z.NO/
943 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 33.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 32.0 FEET, MINOR FLOOD STAGE. AGRICULTURAL
  DAMAGE STARTS.

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         04/23  04/24  04/25  04/26  04/27  04/28  04/29

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           32.6   31.8   31.0   30.2   29.4   28.6     M


LAT...LON 4881 9734 4848 9725 4846 9705 4874 9702


$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
702 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-231215-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-
WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-MAHNOMEN-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-TOWNER-CAVALIER-
PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
WESTERN WALSH-
702 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS WILL MOVE
INTO THE WESTERN DAKOTAS LATE TONIGHT. AS IT DOES SHOWERS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN PART OF THE REGION
TONIGHT LIFTING SLOWLY NORTHEAST. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS
EXPECTED.

SPRING SNOW MELT RIVERINE FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE NORTHERN RED
RIVER. REFER TO THE LATEST FLOOD WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FOR
DETAILED INFORMATION ON SPECIFIC LOCATIONS.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

AN ACTIVE PERIOD WILL SET UP FROM WEDNESDAY TO THE END OF THE WORK
WEEK AS A SLOW MOVING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE CROSSES THE REGION.
MUCH OF THE REGION WILL SEE RAIN WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP
THROUGH THE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY WITH RAIN CHANCES
CONTINUING POSSIBLY MIXING WITH SNOW LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND EARLY
FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED.

$$









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