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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1055 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

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

  SOURIS RIVER NEAR BANTRY AFFECTING MCHENRY COUNTY
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY
  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING BANTRY...WESTHOPE...WILLOW
CITY...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.A GENERAL DOWNWARD TREND IN WATER LEVELS AT ALL POINTS STILL
ABOVE FLOOD STAGE IN THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN. GIVEN THE CURRENT
FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS...THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR BANTRY AND
WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY ARE LIKELY TO FALL BELOW FLOOD
STAGE NEAR THE END OF THE WEEK. HOWEVER...THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR
WESTHOPE WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE UNTIL AT LEAST THE SECOND
WEEK OF AUGUST EVEN WITH THE CURRENT FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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.


&&

NDC009-292155-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTN8.3.ER.140630T1805Z.140706T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1055 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 10:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 13.7 FEET BY
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* 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   TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 13.6 MON 10 AM  13.6   13.7   13.6   13.6   13.5


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



$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1055 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

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

  SOURIS RIVER NEAR BANTRY AFFECTING MCHENRY COUNTY
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY
  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING BANTRY...WESTHOPE...WILLOW
CITY...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.A GENERAL DOWNWARD TREND IN WATER LEVELS AT ALL POINTS STILL
ABOVE FLOOD STAGE IN THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN. GIVEN THE CURRENT
FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS...THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR BANTRY AND
WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY ARE LIKELY TO FALL BELOW FLOOD
STAGE NEAR THE END OF THE WEEK. HOWEVER...THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR
WESTHOPE WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE UNTIL AT LEAST THE SECOND
WEEK OF AUGUST EVEN WITH THE CURRENT FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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.


&&

NDC009-049-292155-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WLCN8.1.ER.140703T2020Z.140713T0245Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1055 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 10:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 10.8 FEET
  BY TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 11.5 FEET...OVERFLOW OCCURS ON LEFT BANK.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WILLOW CITY  10 10.9 MON 10 AM  10.8   10.8   10.8   10.7   10.5


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



$$
AJS

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1055 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

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

  SOURIS RIVER NEAR BANTRY AFFECTING MCHENRY COUNTY
  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY
  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING BANTRY...WESTHOPE...WILLOW
CITY...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.A GENERAL DOWNWARD TREND IN WATER LEVELS AT ALL POINTS STILL
ABOVE FLOOD STAGE IN THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN. GIVEN THE CURRENT
FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS...THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR BANTRY AND
WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY ARE LIKELY TO FALL BELOW FLOOD
STAGE NEAR THE END OF THE WEEK. HOWEVER...THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR
WESTHOPE WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE UNTIL AT LEAST THE SECOND
WEEK OF AUGUST EVEN WITH THE CURRENT FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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.


&&

NDC049-292155-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0026.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.2.ER.140704T2315Z.140723T1045Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1055 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR BANTRY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 10:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 11.3 FEET.
* IMPACT...AT 11.5 FEET...WATER BEGINS CROSSING THE ROAD SEVERAL
  HUNDRED FEET TO THE LEFT OF THE BRIDGE. NO TOWNS OR MAJOR ROADS ARE
  FLOODED.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   TUE    WED    THU    FRI    SAT

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 BANTRY       11 11.3 MON 10 AM  11.2   11.2   11.2   11.3   11.2


LAT...LON 4875 10088 4875 10080 4852 10039 4845 10037
      4845 10047 4860 10076



$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
322 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

NDZ004-012-292030-
BOTTINEAU-MCHENRY-
322 PM CDT MON JUL 28 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...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

SCATTERED TO ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

.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 DULUTH MN
139 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-291845-
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
139 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A THUNDERSTORM OR TWO WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE MINNESOTA
ARROWHEAD...AND NORTHERN WISCONSIN AREAS THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGHOUT MUCH
OF THE WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR
TONIGHT.

$$

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