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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
837 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MINNESOTA...

  MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN AFFECTING AITKIN AND CROW WING COUNTIES

MNC001-035-210137-
/O.EXT.KDLH.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140425T1200Z/
/ATKM5.1.RS.140412T1245Z.140413T2245Z.140425T0600Z.NO/
837 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN.
* AT  7:30 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 12.8 FEET BY
  TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT 13.0 FEET...SOME ROADS ARE COVERED WITH WATER..
THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.3 FEET ON APR 17 2011.


&&

LAT...LON 4650 9370 4630 9420 4644 9420 4655 9415
      4665 9370



$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1018 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...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
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER...IN KITTSON COUNTY

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

  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES


.RIVERS STAGES CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA...EXCEPT FOR THE RED
RIVER AT PEMBINA. PEMBINA SHOULD CREST IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS AND THEN
FALL THEREAFTER. OSLO IS NEAR MINOR FLOOD STAGE AND SHOULD FALL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RECENT RAINFALL 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

&&

MNC069-201517-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-140425T0000Z/
/HLLM5.2.SM.000000T0000Z.140414T1318Z.140423T1800Z.NO/
1018 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER.
* UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 803.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 802.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  WEDNESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 804.5 FEET, BACKUP AT REACH 2 DIKE,
  CEMETERY ROAD AT 6TH ST. S. - SHUT STORM VALVE.

&&

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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23  04/24  04/25  04/26

TWO RIVERS RIVER
  HALLOCK          802.8  802.6  802.5  802.1  801.7  800.8  800.0


LAT...LON 4888 9719 4873 9713 4867 9662 4885 9667


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1018 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...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
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER...IN KITTSON COUNTY

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

  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES


.RIVERS STAGES CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA...EXCEPT FOR THE RED
RIVER AT PEMBINA. PEMBINA SHOULD CREST IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS AND THEN
FALL THEREAFTER. OSLO IS NEAR MINOR FLOOD STAGE AND SHOULD FALL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RECENT RAINFALL 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-NDC067-099-201518-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140425T2000Z/
/DRTN8.1.SM.140413T2015Z.140416T1915Z.140424T1400Z.NO/
1018 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 36.4 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
  LATE THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 38.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23  04/24  04/25  04/26

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           35.8   35.0   34.2   33.1   32.1   31.0   29.8


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1018 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...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
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER...IN KITTSON COUNTY

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

  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES


.RIVERS STAGES CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA...EXCEPT FOR THE RED
RIVER AT PEMBINA. PEMBINA SHOULD CREST IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS AND THEN
FALL THEREAFTER. OSLO IS NEAR MINOR FLOOD STAGE AND SHOULD FALL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RECENT RAINFALL 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-NDC067-201517-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PBNN8.2.SM.140416T0934Z.140421T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1018 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 43.7 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MODERATE
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 44.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 44.0 FEET SOMETIME
  EARLY MONDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 44.0 ON EARLY MONDAY MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 44.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

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

 DATE                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23  04/24  04/25  04/26

RED RIVER
  PEMBINA           43.8   44.0   43.7   43.0   42.2   41.2   40.0


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
1018 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...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
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER...IN KITTSON COUNTY

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

  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES


.RIVERS STAGES CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA...EXCEPT FOR THE RED
RIVER AT PEMBINA. PEMBINA SHOULD CREST IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS AND THEN
FALL THEREAFTER. OSLO IS NEAR MINOR FLOOD STAGE AND SHOULD FALL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RECENT RAINFALL 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-NDC035-099-201518-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140421T0000Z/
/OSLM5.2.SM.140410T2022Z.140413T1730Z.140419T1800Z.NO/
1018 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:15 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 26.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 26.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  SATURDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* 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                SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT
(MONTH/DAY)         04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23  04/24  04/25  04/26

RED RIVER
  OSLO              24.9   22.9   20.9   19.3   18.3   17.6   17.1


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
928 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM AFFECTING WARD COUNTY

  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES

FOR THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM AND THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW
CITY...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.

.RELEASES FROM LAKE DARLING WILL BE INCREASED TO 1000 CFS BY MONDAY...
AND WILL REMAIN AT THIS LEVEL THROUGH NEXT WEEK. THESE
RELEASES WILL CAUSE THE SOURIS RIVER BELOW LAKE DARLING NEAR FOXHOLM
TO RISE ABOVE MINOR FLOOD STAGE. THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY
WILL REMAIN NEAR 10.6 FEET INTO NEXT WEEK. A STRONG STORM SYSTEM
MAY IMPACT THE SOURIS BASIN TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.


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.

&&

NDC009-049-202028-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WLCN8.1.SM.140414T1500Z.140425T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
928 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 10.6 FEET INTO NEXT WEEK.
  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 11.5 FEET...OVERFLOW OCCURS ON LEFT BANK.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WILLOW CITY  10 10.7 SAT 9 AM   10.6   10.6   10.6   10.6   10.9



LAT...LON 4858 10055 4865 10039 4869 10002 4855 10002
      4861 10037 4854 10049



$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
631 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

NDZ004-011-012-202000-
BOTTINEAU-WARD-MCHENRY-
631 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY
AND FOR THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM. SEE WEATHER.GOV/BIS FOR
DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM MAY IMPACT THE NORTHERN PLAINS TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY
NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...TRANSITIONING TO RAIN THURSDAY AND POSSIBLY
LIGHT SNOW THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

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