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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1013 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MINNESOTA..
  MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN AFFECTING AITKIN AND CROW WING
  COUNTIES


MNC001-035-180313-
/O.CON.KDLH.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140419T1800Z/
/ATKM5.1.RS.140412T1245Z.140413T2245Z.140419T1200Z.NO/
1013 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN.
* AT  9:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 12.3 FEET BY
  AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  SATURDAY MORNING.
* AT 12.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF FARMLAND OCCURS..
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 BISMARCK ND
1009 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

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

  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY

  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES

FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WESTHOPE AND THE WILLOW CREEK
NEAR WILLOW CITY...MINOR FLOODING IS ONGOING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN JUST ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY IS EXPECTED
TO RISE TO 10.7 FEET BY THURSDAY EVENING AND REMAIN NEAR THIS LEVEL
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN. AVOID DRIVING ON FLOODED ROADS.

&&

NDC009-049-180309-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WLCN8.1.SM.140414T1500Z.140418T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1009 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 9:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 10.7 FEET BY
  THURSDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS BACKING UP INTO RAVINES AND
  GETS TO TOP OF ROAD BY GAGE.

&&

             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WILLOW CITY  10 10.5 WED 9 PM   10.7   10.7   10.6   10.5   10.3

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

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1009 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

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

  SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE AFFECTING BOTTINEAU COUNTY

  WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY AFFECTING MCHENRY AND BOTTINEAU
  COUNTIES

FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WESTHOPE AND THE WILLOW CREEK
NEAR WILLOW CITY...MINOR FLOODING IS ONGOING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN JUST ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE WILLOW CREEK NEAR WILLOW CITY IS EXPECTED
TO RISE TO 10.7 FEET BY THURSDAY EVENING AND REMAIN NEAR THIS LEVEL
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN. AVOID DRIVING ON FLOODED ROADS.

&&

NDC009-180309-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTN8.1.SM.140416T0345Z.140416T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1009 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 9:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN JUST ABOVE FLOOD STAGE OF 10 FEET.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...WATER IS ALMOST VALLEY-WIDE, BUT THE AREA
  FLOODED IS GRASS COVERED AND NO BUILDINGS ARE AFFECTED.

&&

             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 10.0 WED 9 PM   10.1   10.1   10.1   10.1   10.1

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

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER...IN POLK AND GRAND FORKS
  COUNTIES
  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

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

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG NORTHERN
STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH...BUT NOT ENOUGH TO ALTER
THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS AND IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT 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

&&

MNC069-181306-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-140422T2100Z/
/HLLM5.2.SM.000000T0000Z.140414T1318Z.140421T1500Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER.
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 806.0 FEET.
* MODERATE 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
  LATE MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 806.0 FEET, STORM SEWER VALVE AT TH. 175
  BRIDGE CLOSED. LIFT PUMP INSPECTED.

&&

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

TWO RIVERS RIVER
  HALLOCK          805.1  804.2  803.4  802.6  801.7  801.0  800.3


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER...IN POLK AND GRAND FORKS
  COUNTIES
  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

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

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG NORTHERN
STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH...BUT NOT ENOUGH TO ALTER
THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS AND IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT 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-NDC067-099-181306-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/DRTN8.1.SM.140413T2015Z.140417T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 37.1 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 RISE TO A CREST NEAR 37.5 FEET SOMETIME
  THURSDAY MID-MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 37.5 FEET ON THURSDAY MID-MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 38.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

RED RIVER
  DRAYTON           37.5   37.1   36.3   35.5   34.8   34.2   33.4


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER...IN POLK AND GRAND FORKS
  COUNTIES
  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

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

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG NORTHERN
STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH...BUT NOT ENOUGH TO ALTER
THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS AND IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT 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-NDC067-181306-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PBNN8.1.SM.140416T0934Z.140420T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 40.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 39.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 43.0 FEET SOMETIME
  EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 43.0 FEET EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 44.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

RED RIVER
  PEMBINA           41.5   42.3   42.9   43.0   42.9   42.5   41.8


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER...IN POLK AND GRAND FORKS
  COUNTIES
  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

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

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG NORTHERN
STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH...BUT NOT ENOUGH TO ALTER
THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS AND IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT 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

&&

MNC089-181306-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140419T0800Z/
/ALVM5.2.SM.140413T2000Z.140416T0815Z.140418T0200Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER.
* UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 107.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 106.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AT 107.9 FEET EARLY THURSDAY MORNING
  DURING THIS 7-DAY PERIOD.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 108.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE AND
  OVERLAND SHEET FLOODING OF LOCAL AGRICULTURAL LAND.

&&

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

SNAKE RIVER
  ALVARADO         106.4  103.0  101.2  100.4   99.7   99.5   99.4


LAT...LON 4846 9713 4831 9712 4814 9702 4817 9679


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER...IN POLK AND GRAND FORKS
  COUNTIES
  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

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

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG NORTHERN
STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH...BUT NOT ENOUGH TO ALTER
THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS AND IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT 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-NDC035-099-181306-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140420T2136Z/
/OSLM5.2.SM.140410T2022Z.140413T1730Z.140419T1536Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 31.1 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...
  MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 30.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 30.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.

&&

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

RED RIVER
  OSLO              29.2   27.3   25.3   23.3   21.8   20.6   19.9


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

  * EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER...IN POLK AND GRAND FORKS
  COUNTIES
  * OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND
  FORKS COUNTIES
  * ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY

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

  * DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
  PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES
  * HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER ...IN KITTSON COUNTY


.SOME ICE JAM ACTION IS CAUSING STAGE VARIABILITY ALONG NORTHERN
STRETCHES OF THE RED RIVER OF THE NORTH...BUT NOT ENOUGH TO ALTER
THE FORECAST TO ANY GREAT DEGREE. LITTLE PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST
OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS AND IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT 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

&&

MNC119-NDC035-181307-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140419T0200Z/
/EGFM5.1.SM.140410T1135Z.140414T0245Z.140417T2000Z.NO/
807 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 30.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
  FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

&&

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

 DATE                THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED
(MONTH/DAY)         04/17  04/18  04/19  04/20  04/21  04/22  04/23

RED RIVER
  EAST GRAND FORKS  27.6   25.3   23.5   22.3   21.6   21.0   20.7


LAT...LON 4768 9674 4807 9698 4810 9719 4767 9699


$$


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS
THIS AFTERNOON...AND MOVE ACROSS THE DAKOTAS TONIGHT AND INTO THE
UPPER MIDWEST WEDNESDAY. THERE IS INCREASING CONFIDENCE THAT THIS
STORM WILL BRING A SWATH OF HEAVY SNOW TO PARTS OF THE NORTHLAND
LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THERE IS STILL SOME
UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS SYSTEM...REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF HEAVIEST
SNOW. HOWEVER...IT IS APPEARING MORE LIKELY THAT NORTHWEST
WISCONSIN AND PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA COULD RECEIVE 9 TO
14 INCHES OF SNOW. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS...GREATER THAN 12
INCHES...WILL MOST LIKELY AFFECT THE NORTHERN MOST TIER OF
COUNTIES IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...AND WEST ALONG THE INTERSTATE 35
CORRIDOR BETWEEN DULUTH AND HINCKLEY. VERY STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS
ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR WILL PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES FROM THE TWIN PORTS AND ALONG THE HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR
IN WISCONSIN.

MNZ020-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-160030-
/O.CON.KDLH.WS.A.0008.140416T0900Z-140417T1200Z/
SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-
SOUTHERN AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-
ASHLAND-IRON-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TWO HARBORS...PINE RIVER...BRAINERD...
HILL CITY...AITKIN...DULUTH...CLOQUET...HINCKLEY...SUPERIOR...
WASHBURN...ASHLAND...HURLEY...GRANTSBURG...SPOONER...HAYWARD...
PHILLIPS
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL AND
  CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE TWIN PORTS AREA...INTERSTATE
  35 CORRIDOR THROUGH CARLTON AND PINE COUNTIES...AND THE
  BRAINERD LAKES AND AITKIN AREAS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT AND INCREASE IN INTENSITY
  AND COVERAGE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON...EVENTUALLY
  DIMINISHING AND MOVING OUT OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY AFFECT THE NORTHERN MOST TIER OF
  COUNTIES IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR
  BETWEEN DULUTH AND HINCKLEY. AREAS TO THE SOUTH...INCLUDING
  PRICE COUNTY AND WEST TO SOUTHERN PINE COUNTY...COULD SEE 6 TO
  10 INCHES. THE BRAINERD LAKES AND AITKIN AREAS COULD SEE ABOUT 5
  TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. FREQUENT GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE. VISIBILITY COULD BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS... ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO
  LAKE SUPERIOR IN COMBINATION WITH THE STRONGER WINDS.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
  BRANCHES. ROADS COULD BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
511 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LOOKING MORE LIKELY ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN ON WEDNESDAY...

.A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH
OF A LINE FROM LONG PRAIRIE TO CAMBRIDGE IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR
AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 8 IN WISCONSIN...INCLUDING
LUCK...RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH. THIS WATCH IS IN EFFECT LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL START LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...THEN TRANSITION TO A RAIN AND SNOW MIXTURE EARLY
WEDNESDAY BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO ALL SNOW WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. 4 TO 8 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
LOOKING MORE LIKELY ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE
WATCH AREA MAY NOT SWITCH OVER TO RAIN. THIS WOULD RESULT IN
HIGHER TOTALS WITH SOME LOCATIONS IN MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN
ENDING UP WITH 10 TO 12 INCHES OF WET SNOW.

MNZ042>045-050-052-053-WIZ014>016-151815-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.A.0006.140416T0900Z-140417T1200Z/
TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-BENTON-ISANTI-CHISAGO-POLK-
BARRON-RUSK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONG PRAIRIE...LITTLE FALLS...
PRINCETON...MORA...FOLEY...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...AMERY...
BALSAM LAKE...RICE LAKE...BARRON...LADYSMITH
511 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...CONTINUING
  THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SOME
  OF THE SNOW WILL MIX WITH RAIN DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY BEFORE
  CHANGING BACK TO ALL SNOW LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE SNOW
  WILL TAPER OFF EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE
  DIFFICULT TO SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
442 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

NDZ004-012-180945-
BOTTINEAU-MCHENRY-
442 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THUNDERSHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
345 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-181030-
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-
345 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE MAJOR WINTER STORM THAT BROUGHT MORE THAN A FOOT OF SNOW TO
PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN WILL
CONTINUE TO PULL OFF TO THE EAST TODAY. SOME LINGERING SNOW
ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE IN THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD AND
NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN...BUT THE MAJORITY OF THE SNOW HAD FALLEN
AS OF THIS MORNING. SEE THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER PRODUCTS FOR
DETAILS CONCERNING THE CURRENT STORM SYSTEM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY. OTHERWISE...THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON
SATURDAY AND ONCE AGAIN FROM TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR
TONIGHT...BUT SNOWFALL OBSERVERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RELAY THEIR
SNOWFALL REPORTS TO OUR OFFICE.

$$

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