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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1240 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...

  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WESTHOPE...WILLOW CITY...MINOR
FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.THE FINAL TWO FORECAST POINTS ABOVE FLOOD STAGE WITHIN THE SOURIS
RIVER BASIN ARE THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AND WILLOW CREEK NEAR
WILLOW CITY. THERE IS STILL NOT ENOUGH PRECIPITATION IS IN THE
CURRENT FORECAST TO CHANGE THE EXISTING DOWNWARD TREND IN WATER LEVELS.
WILLOW CREEK IS LIKELY TO FALL BELOW FLOOD ON SATURDAY WHILE THE
SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE WELL INTO
AUGUST.


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.

&&

NDC009-012340-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTN8.3.ER.140630T1805Z.140706T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1240 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 12:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING TO NEAR 13.5 FEET BY THIS
  AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...REFUGE AREA FLOODS. THE CITY OF WESTHOPE IS
  ON HIGH GROUND AND DOES NOT FLOOD. ROAD TO GAGE IS IMPASSABLE.
  ACCESS TO DAM #357 IS OK BELOW 16 FEET.

&&


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

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 13.5 THU 12 PM  13.5   13.4   13.2   13.0   12.7


LAT...LON 4900 10099 4900 10093 4886 10090 4875 10080
      4875 10088 4890 10099


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1240 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...

  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
DAKOTA...
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WESTHOPE...WILLOW CITY...MINOR
FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.THE FINAL TWO FORECAST POINTS ABOVE FLOOD STAGE WITHIN THE SOURIS
RIVER BASIN ARE THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AND WILLOW CREEK NEAR
WILLOW CITY. THERE IS STILL NOT ENOUGH PRECIPITATION IS IN THE
CURRENT FORECAST TO CHANGE THE EXISTING DOWNWARD TREND IN WATER LEVELS.
WILLOW CREEK IS LIKELY TO FALL BELOW FLOOD ON SATURDAY WHILE THE
SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE WELL INTO
AUGUST.


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.

&&

NDC009-049-012339-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-140803T0000Z/
/WLCN8.1.ER.140703T2020Z.140713T0245Z.140802T1200Z.NO/
1240 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.
* AT 12:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS BACKING UP INTO RAVINES AND
  GETS TO TOP OF ROAD BY GAGE.

&&


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

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WILLOW CITY  10 10.4 THU 12 PM  10.2   10.0    9.8    9.6    9.4


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



$$
AJS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
242 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

NDZ001-002-009-010-017>023-031>037-040>048-050-051-011945-
DIVIDE-BURKE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-
MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-
BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-
EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
242 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014 /142 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING.
SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

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



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
242 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

NDZ004-012-011945-
BOTTINEAU-MCHENRY-
242 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF THE SOURIS
RIVER. SEE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BIS FOR MORE DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

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



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
443 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-010945-
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-
443 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014 /343 AM MDT THU JUL 31 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

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA
TODAY. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS IS FORECAST FOR FRIDAY. NO
SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
TMT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
147 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-011400-
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-
147 AM MDT (247 AM CDT) THU JUL 31 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER WESTERN AND CENTRAL
SOUTH DAKOTA TODAY INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE
NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. ON SATURDAY THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER
THE BLACK HILLS AND OVER SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. THERE IS ALSO A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON SUNDAY AND A BETTER CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS ON MONDAY...TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

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

$$

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