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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
321 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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321 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014 /221 PM MDT WED AUG 20 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN. SMALL STREAMS
AND COULEES MAY FLOOD DUE TO EXCESSIVE RUNOFF. THERE IS A SLIGHT
RISK THAT STORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO NWS BISMARCK AT 701-223-4582...OR VIA
SOCIAL MEDIA.

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MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS.



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Hydrologic Outlook

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
522 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014 /422 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014/

...SEVERAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

TWO TO FIVE INCHES OF RAINFALL IS FORECAST ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN
AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE FIRST ROUND OF
HEAVY RAIN WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND END THURSDAY MORNING.
ADDITIONAL ROUNDS ARE FORECAST THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

FOR THE MISSOURI RIVER TRIBUTARIES...
THE KNIFE AND HEART RIVERS AND APPLE CREEK WERE HIT PARTICULARLY
HARD BY HEAVY RAIN LAST WEEKEND. THESE RIVERS ARE RUNNING WELL
ABOVE NORMAL. RAINFALL GREATER THAN ONE INCH MAY RESULT IN
OVERLAND FLOODING...POSSIBLY TRANSITIONING INTO FLOODING ALONG SMALL
STREAMS AND RIVERS.

IN THE SOURIS AND JAMES RIVER BASINS...
UNLESS RECEIVED IN A DOWNPOUR...SOILS SHOULD BE ABLE TO HANDLE
TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN FROM THE FIRST ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS
TODAY AND TONIGHT. SUBSEQUENT HEAVY RAINS WOULD LIKELY RESULT IN
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF...SO OVERLAND AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE.

KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST WEATHER AND WATER CONDITIONS AT
WEATHER.GOV/BIS.

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SCHECK/TM






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