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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER...IN POLK AND GRAND FORKS
  COUNTIES
  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

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

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG NORTHERN
STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH...BUT NOT ENOUGH TO ALTER
THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS AND IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT RIVER
LEVELS.

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-NDC067-099-181306-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/DRTN8.1.SM.140413T2015Z.140417T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 37.1 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 RISE TO A CREST NEAR 37.5 FEET SOMETIME
  THURSDAY MID-MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 37.5 FEET ON THURSDAY MID-MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 38.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           37.5   37.1   36.3   35.5   34.8   34.2   33.4


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


$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1141 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS, ND HAS ISSUED AN
   UPGRADED FLOOD WARNING FOR THE RED RIVER BORDERING
   MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA AT PEMBINA.

  FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR...
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES.

.SNOWMELT RUNOFF WILL CONTINUE TO FEED RIVER LEVELS INTO THE RED RIVER AT PEMBINA.

  A FOLLOW-UP FLOOD STATEMENT WITH MORE DETAILED FLOODING INFORMATION
  WILL BE ISSUED SHORTLY.


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-NDC067-171741-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PBNN8.2.SM.140416T0934Z.140420T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1141 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER.
* AT 10:30 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 41.6 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 44.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND FOR THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO BETWEEN 43 AND 45 FEET
  OVER THE WEEKEND.
* ICE ACTION CAN CAUSE STAGES TO FLUCTUATE.

&&

LAT...LON 4900 9700 4900 9740 4877 9732 4874 9701

$$






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