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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 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


.RUNOFF FROM SNOWMELT CONTINUES TO MOVE NORTH ON THE RED RIVER.
DRAYTON AND PEMBINA WILL CONTINUE TO SEE RISES OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS BEFORE CRESTING...WHILE EAST GRAND FORKS AND OSLO CONTINUE
TO RECEDE. THE SNAKE RIVER AT ALVARADO IS NEAR CREST AND IS NOT
FORECAST TO RISE MUCH HIGHER...WHILE THE SNAKE RIVER NEAR WARREN
AND THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK WILL CONTINUE TO RECEDE.
PRECIPITATION OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT
RIVER STAGES.

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

&&

MNC119-NDC035-171400-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140419T2230Z/
/EGFM5.1.SM.140410T1135Z.140414T0245Z.140418T1630Z.NO/
900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 32.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 33.0 FEET, AGRICULTURAL FLOODING BEGINS
  ALONG THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BETWEEN GRAND FORKS (RIVER MILE
  296) AND OSLO (RIVER MILE 271).

&&

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

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         04/16  04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22

RED RIVER
  EAST GRAND FORKS  30.8   29.2   27.5   26.3   25.2   24.0   22.8


LAT...LON 4768 9674 4807 9698 4810 9719 4767 9699


$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 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


.RUNOFF FROM SNOWMELT CONTINUES TO MOVE NORTH ON THE RED RIVER.
DRAYTON AND PEMBINA WILL CONTINUE TO SEE RISES OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS BEFORE CRESTING...WHILE EAST GRAND FORKS AND OSLO CONTINUE
TO RECEDE. THE SNAKE RIVER AT ALVARADO IS NEAR CREST AND IS NOT
FORECAST TO RISE MUCH HIGHER...WHILE THE SNAKE RIVER NEAR WARREN
AND THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK WILL CONTINUE TO RECEDE.
PRECIPITATION OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT
RIVER STAGES.

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-NDC035-099-171359-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140423T1800Z/
/OSLM5.2.SM.140410T2022Z.140413T1730Z.140422T1200Z.NO/
900 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY APRIL 23...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 32.5 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...
  MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 30.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  TUESDAY MID-MORNING.

&&

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

 DATE                WED    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE
(MONTH/DAY)         04/16  04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22

RED RIVER
  OSLO              31.6   30.6   29.5   28.4   27.4   26.5   25.6


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


$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
610 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-171115-
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-
610 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A BAND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL DROP A QUICK 1 TO 2 INCHES
OF ACCUMULATION FROM COOPERSTOWN TO FARGO TO THE MINNESOTA LAKES
COUNTRY. THE BAND WILL TAPER OFF SHORTLY AFTER SUNRISE...BUT COULD
MAKE ROADS SLICK FOR A WHILE THIS MORNING.

MORE SIGNIFICANT SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA
FROM ELBOW LAKE UP TOWARDS WADENA. SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATER THIS
MORNING AS LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OVER SOUTH DAKOTA AND MOVES
INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. THERE WILL BE A SHARP CUT OFF FROM
ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES AND VERY LITTLE SNOW. THE SNOW WILL
CONTINUE FOR MUCH OF THE DAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

SPRING SNOW MELT AREAL AND 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...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SPRING SNOW MELT AREAL AND 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.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED...BUT SNOW REPORTS ARE
APPRECIATED.

$$









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