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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1037 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER AFFECTING MCHENRY COUNTY
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING TOWNER...MINOR FLOODING IS
OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER IS NEAR ITS PEAK DUE TO RELEASES
FROM THE UPSTREAM DAMS. HOWEVER...EARLY INDICATIONS SUGGEST THAT
ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE EARLY NEXT WEEK. THIS MUCH
RAIN WOULD DELAY THE CURRENTLY EXPECTED DECREASE IN RIVER LEVELS
AND MAY CAUSE ANOTHER MINOR RISE LATE NEXT 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.


A FOLLOW-UP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED.

&&

NDC049-252137-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.1.DR.140222T1800Z.140425T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1037 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  7:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 52.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 52.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 52.8 FEET BY
  TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 53.0 FEET...NO SIGNIFICANT FLOOD PROBLEMS.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 TOWNER       52 52.2 TUE 7 PM   52.7   52.8   52.8   52.7   52.7


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

$$
AJS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1246 AM CDT FRI APR 25 2014

NDZ004-005-013-022-023-025-036-037-047-048-050-051-260600-
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-PIERCE-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-
LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
1246 AM CDT FRI APR 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH
DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT..

AREAS OF FOG ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. VISIBILITIES
BELOW ONE MILE ARE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON...BUT NO
SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.



$$

AYD

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1246 AM CDT FRI APR 25 2014

NDZ012-260600-
MCHENRY-
1246 AM CDT FRI APR 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT..

A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER. SEE
WEATHER.GOV/BIS FOR DETAILS.

AREAS OF FOG ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. VISIBILITIES
BELOW ONE MILE ARE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON...BUT NO
SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
338 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-252145-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIG HORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
338 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A STRONG SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE AREA
THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT
PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM...WITH THE HEAVIEST
ACCUMULATIONS CURRENTLY PROJECTED FROM ROSEBUD COUNTY EAST. MOST
OF THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BE RAIN IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS...HOWEVER A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS LIKELY FROM ROSEBUD
COUNTY EAST. MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS WILL SEE SNOWFALL AND IT COULD BE
HEAVY AT TIMES. TRAVEL IMPACTS INCLUDE WET OR POSSIBLY SLUSHY
ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK. COLD WINDY AND WET CONDITIONS...AND POSSIBLY HEAVY WET
SNOW...WILL BE A THREAT TO YOUNG LIVESTOCK. THIS STORM SYSTEM IS
STILL TAKING SHAPE AND COULD SHIFT COURSE OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS...SO PLEASE KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST FORECAST FOR YOUR
LOCATION FOR DETAILS ON THIS DEVELOPING SPRING STORM SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
226 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

MTZ016>027-059>062-251200-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-
SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
226 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE NEXT SPRING STORM IS EXPECTED FOR NORTHEAST MONTANA FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY. OVERALL RAINFALL WITH THIS STORM SYSTEM COULD
ADD UP TO AN INCH IN SOME AREAS...MAKING SOME UNPAVED ROADWAYS
IMPASSABLE.

PRECIPITATION WILL BE MOSTLY RAIN... BUT IT COULD MIX WITH SNOW IN
SOME OF THE NORTHERN AND HIGHER ELEVATED LOCATIONS AT TIMES. THE
COOL AND WET CONDITIONS COULD BECOME HAZARDOUS FOR NEWBORN
LIVESTOCK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
632 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-251300-
BENNETT-BUTTE-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-HAAKON-
HARDING-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-MELLETTE-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-PERKINS-RAPID CITY-
SHANNON-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-TODD-TRIPP-
WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-ZIEBACH-
632 AM MDT (732 AM CDT) THU APR 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING THIS AFTERNOON FOR SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TO THE NORTH OF THE AREA WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS
AND DRY AIR TO THE AREA TODAY. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30
MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS...CAN BE EXPECTED FROM NORTHWEST INTO SOUTH
CENTRAL SD. THE DRY AIR AND MILD TEMPERATURES WILL ALLOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES TO DROP TO NEAR 15 PERCENT ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA...WITH MINIMUM VALUES RANGING FROM AROUND 20 PERCENT TO 25
PERCENT ELSEWHERE. THE COMBINATION OF WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
LIKELY RESULT IN A PERIOD OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DURING
THE AFTERNOON OVER SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY
ACROSS MOST OF THE WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND AND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK. THERE IS A LOT OF UNCERTAINTY RIGHT NOW WITH REGARD
TO THE TRACK OF THIS SYSTEM...BUT PRECIPITATION DOES LOOK LIKELY OVER
THE AREA...ESPECIALLY FROM SATURDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME...BUT GUSTY WINDS AND
HEAVY RAINFALL LOOK POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. RAINFALL IS
EXPECTED THROUGH AT LEAST SUNDAY...WITH SOME COLDER AIR MOVING INTO
THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. TEMPERATURES COULD BECOME COLD
ENOUGH FOR SOME SNOWFALL ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING AND FAR WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA LATER SUNDAY NIGHT...ESPECIALLY THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
544 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

IDZ017>025-031-032-251145-
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-
UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
CACHE VALLEY/IDAHO PORTION-WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-
BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-LOST RIVER/PAHSIMEROI-
544 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN IDAHO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXPECT 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 7000 FEET FOR THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE SAWTOOTHS AND THE NORTHERN LITTLE AND BIG
WOOD REGION. THOSE TRAVELING OVER GALENA SUMMIT...PLEASE TRAVEL
WITH CAUTION. EXPECT AROUND 1 INCH OF SNOW FOR THE UPPER SNAKE
HIGHLANDS LATER TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

EXPECT AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW FOR THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7000 FEET FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. EXPECT 4 TO 8
INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 7000 FEET IN MOUNTAINS ELSEWHERE IN OUR AREA
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

RAINFALL BELOW 7000 FEET WILL RANGE FROM AROUND .25 TO .5 INCHES
WITH LOCALIZED HEAVIER AMOUNTS MAINLY FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

RAIN ON SNOW COULD CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND
RIVERS. THE NORTHERN CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...UPPER SNAKE
HIGHLANDS...CARIBOU HIGHLANDS AND BEAR LAKE REGION ARE AREAS TO
WATCH FOR POSSIBLE MINOR FLOODING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. COOLER THAN
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECT THROUGH THE PERIOD...PARTICULARLY
ON SATURDAY. OVERALL COOLER TEMPERATURES SHOULD HELP MINIMIZE
FLOODING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WE ASK TRAINED SPOTTERS AND CITIZENS TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT
WEATHER CONDITIONS WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO. THESE CONDITIONS MAY
INCLUDE HAIL...TORNADOES...STRONG WIND...DUST STORMS...SNOWFALL...
EXTREME COLD TEMPERATURES...FREEZING RAIN OR HEAVY RAIN...DENSE
FOG...AND FLOODING OR ICE JAMS. INFORMATION ABOUT THESE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS SHOULD BE CALLED INTO YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN POCATELLO USING THE 1-800 SEVERE WEATHER HOTLINE...OR
208-233-0834.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-251200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
400 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

BREEZY SOUTHWEST WIND COMBINED WITH DRY CONDITIONS EAST OF THE
DIVIDE COULD LEAD TO DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR AGRICULTURAL BURNING
TODAY. THOSE WHO PLAN ON CONDUCTING BURNS ARE URGED TO CHECK THE
FORECAST BEFORE DOING SO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY...BREEZY AND WARM EAST OF THE DIVIDE...WITH ELEVATED FIRE
DANGER IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE
WEST. WESTERN MOUNTAIN PASSES COULD BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...
ESPECIALLY FROM BURSTS OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL FROM SHOWER ACTIVITY.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...SIGNIFICANT MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL POSSIBLE.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
414 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-250915-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
414 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014 /314 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR AREAS ALONG AND
WEST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY TODAY. NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS UP TO 30
OR 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...AND WILL COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND DRY DEAD FUELS TO POTENTIALLY RESULT IN RAPID AND
INTENSE GRASSLAND FIRES.

EAST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY...SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
MORNING HOURS. THERE SHOULD BE A BREAK IN PRECIPITATION EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON...BEFORE ADDITIONAL ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE NEXT BEST CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION WILL BE ASSOCIATED WITH A
STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WHICH IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE
REGION BY SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

SERR

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