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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1125 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014


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

  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

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

  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * 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

.RIVERS CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA EXCEPT FOR THE RED RIVER
AT PEMBINA. PEMBINA SHOULD CREST SUNDAY AND MONDAY AND THEN FALL
THEREAFTER. ALVARADO IS NEAR MINOR FLOOD STAGE AND SHOULD FALL
BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE FRIDAY MORNING. ONE QUARTER TO HALF AN
INCH OF RAIN IS EXPECTED IN THE NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY FOR
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING BUT IS NOT EXPECTED TO SIGNIFICANTLY
AFFECT 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

&&

MNC089-119-NDC035-099-191625-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140420T2024Z/
/OSLM5.2.SM.140410T2022Z.140413T1730Z.140419T1424Z.NO/
1125 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:15 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 27.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 26.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 26.0 FEET, FLOOD WARNING STAGE...MINOR.
  COUNTY ROAD 2 SOUTH OF OSLO IS CLOSED IN SECTIONS 2 AND 11 OF
  PULASKI TOWNSHIP.

&&

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

 DATE                SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI
(MONTH/DAY)         04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23  04/24  04/25

RED RIVER
  OSLO              26.2   24.2   22.2   20.2   18.5   17.5   17.0


LAT...LON 4810 9721 4807 9698 4846 9706 4848 9725


$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1125 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014


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

  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

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

  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * 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

.RIVERS CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA EXCEPT FOR THE RED RIVER
AT PEMBINA. PEMBINA SHOULD CREST SUNDAY AND MONDAY AND THEN FALL
THEREAFTER. ALVARADO IS NEAR MINOR FLOOD STAGE AND SHOULD FALL
BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE FRIDAY MORNING. ONE QUARTER TO HALF AN
INCH OF RAIN IS EXPECTED IN THE NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY FOR
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING BUT IS NOT EXPECTED TO SIGNIFICANTLY
AFFECT 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-NDC067-099-191625-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140425T0600Z/
/DRTN8.1.SM.140413T2015Z.140416T1915Z.140424T0000Z.NO/
1125 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FRIDAY APRIL 25...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 9:45 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 36.9 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 FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  WEDNESDAY.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 38.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

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

 DATE                SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI
(MONTH/DAY)         04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23  04/24  04/25

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           36.2   35.4   34.5   33.5   32.5   31.4   30.4


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


$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
705 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

MNZ001>004-007-013>015-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-191215-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-WEST MARSHALL-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-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-
705 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS TODAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND CONTINUE INTO THIS
EVENING. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE FROM THE DEVILS LAKE BASIN SOUTH
THROUGH VALLEY CITY AND FARGO WHERE GUSTS TO OVER 40 MPH ARE
POSSIBLE. RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION TONIGHT WITH THE BEST
CHANCES ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 2.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED.

$$




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