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000
WGUS83 KBIS 242007
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
307 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Souris River near Foxholm AFFECTING Ward County

For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...No flooding is
occurring or expected.

. Releases from Lake Darling have decreased enough for the Souris River
near Foxholm to fall below flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid driving on flooded roads.

&&

NDC101-242037-
/O.CAN.KBIS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150429T0300Z/
/FOXN8.2.DR.150326T0430Z.150422T0715Z.150424T1834Z.NO/
307 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning is cancelled for The Souris River near Foxholm.
* At 2:15 PM Friday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 9.4 feet by Saturday
  morning.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...East bank begins to overflow.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10  9.9 Fri 2 PM    9.2    9.2    9.2    9.2    9.2


LAT...LON 4845 10159 4845 10155 4843 10151 4828 10140
      4827 10142 4837 10152

$$





000
WGUS83 KBIS 241934
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
234 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Towner...Bantry...Minor to Moderate
flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

. Flow out of Lake Darling dam is now below that needed to create flooding
along the Souris River near Towner and Bantry. While it will still take
several days before significant relief is felt in this area, lower water
will start to be seen around the last few days of April.

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.


&&

NDC049-272334-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.2.DR.150401T0600Z.150421T2100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
234 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 54.1
  feet this evening.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. Flood problems begin,
  agricultural land and meadows affected.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52   M    54.1   54.1   54.1   54.0   53.8


LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085



$$

NDC049-272334-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.2.DR.150401T1500Z.150424T1845Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
234 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At  2:00 PM Friday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 12.0 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* 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 (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 12.0 Fri 2 PM   12.0   12.0   12.0   12.0   11.9


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



$$






000
WGUS83 KBIS 241934
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
234 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Towner...Bantry...Minor to Moderate
flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

. Flow out of Lake Darling dam is now below that needed to create flooding
along the Souris River near Towner and Bantry. While it will still take
several days before significant relief is felt in this area, lower water
will start to be seen around the last few days of April.

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.


&&

NDC049-272334-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.2.DR.150401T0600Z.150421T2100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
234 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 54.1
  feet this evening.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. Flood problems begin,
  agricultural land and meadows affected.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52   M    54.1   54.1   54.1   54.0   53.8


LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085



$$

NDC049-272334-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.2.DR.150401T1500Z.150424T1845Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
234 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At  2:00 PM Friday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 12.0 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* 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 (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 12.0 Fri 2 PM   12.0   12.0   12.0   12.0   11.9


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



$$





000
WGUS83 KBIS 241539
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1039 AM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
For the Souris River Basin including Westhope...No flooding is
occurring and is expected to continue.

. The Souris River near Westhope has been below flood stage for several
days and now has little chance of going back above flood stage. Therefore
the flood warning for the Souris River near Westhope is cancelled.

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.



&&

NDC009-241609-
/O.CAN.KBIS.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150426T1200Z/
/WSTN8.1.DR.150405T0030Z.150410T0415Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1039 AM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Souris River near Westhope.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest below flood stage at 9.8 feet
  tomorrow early afternoon.
* 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 (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Westhope     10  9.7 Fri 10 AM   9.7    9.8    9.8    9.8    9.8



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



$$
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000
WGUS83 KBIS 241539
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1039 AM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
For the Souris River Basin including Westhope...No flooding is
occurring and is expected to continue.

. The Souris River near Westhope has been below flood stage for several
days and now has little chance of going back above flood stage. Therefore
the flood warning for the Souris River near Westhope is cancelled.

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.



&&

NDC009-241609-
/O.CAN.KBIS.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150426T1200Z/
/WSTN8.1.DR.150405T0030Z.150410T0415Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1039 AM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Souris River near Westhope.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest below flood stage at 9.8 feet
  tomorrow early afternoon.
* 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 (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

Souris River Basin
 Westhope     10  9.7 Fri 10 AM   9.7    9.8    9.8    9.8    9.8



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



$$
ajs




000
WGUS83 KBIS 231732
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Towner...Bantry...
Westhope...Minor to Moderate flooding is occurring and is expected to
continue.

. High water from the spring snow melt runoff in Canada is receding
quicker than expected due to the lack of spring rains. Lake Darling
and Alameda are both ahead of schedule with respect to lowering of
flow out of the reservoirs. At this rate, the Souris River near
Foxholm is likely to fall below flood stage by early next week.
Similarly, the Souris River near Towner and Bantry will fall below
flood stage several days later without any significant rains to
provide local runoff.


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.



&&

NDC101-242332-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150429T0300Z/
/FOXN8.2.DR.150326T0430Z.150422T0715Z.150428T1500Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Foxholm.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 11:15 AM Thursday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 11.9 Thu 11 AM  10.8   10.6   10.5   10.4    9.9


LAT...LON 4845 10159 4845 10155 4843 10151 4828 10140
      4827 10142 4837 10152



$$

NDC049-242331-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.2.DR.150401T0600Z.150421T2100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* At  4:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 54.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 54.1 feet.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. Flood problems begin,
  agricultural land and meadows affected.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52 54.1 Tue 4 PM   54.1   54.1   54.1   54.1   54.0


LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085



$$

NDC049-242331-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.2.DR.150401T1500Z.150427T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.1 feet by
  Sunday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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 (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 12.0 Thu 11 AM  12.0   12.0   12.0   12.1   12.0


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



$$

NDC009-242331-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150426T1200Z/
/WSTN8.1.DR.150405T0030Z.150410T0415Z.150426T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Westhope.
* until Sunday morning.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage early
  Saturday morning.
* 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 (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Westhope     10  9.6 Thu 11 AM   9.9   10.0    9.9    9.9    9.9


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



$$





000
WGUS83 KBIS 231732
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Towner...Bantry...
Westhope...Minor to Moderate flooding is occurring and is expected to
continue.

. High water from the spring snow melt runoff in Canada is receding
quicker than expected due to the lack of spring rains. Lake Darling
and Alameda are both ahead of schedule with respect to lowering of
flow out of the reservoirs. At this rate, the Souris River near
Foxholm is likely to fall below flood stage by early next week.
Similarly, the Souris River near Towner and Bantry will fall below
flood stage several days later without any significant rains to
provide local runoff.


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.



&&

NDC101-242332-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150429T0300Z/
/FOXN8.2.DR.150326T0430Z.150422T0715Z.150428T1500Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Foxholm.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 11:15 AM Thursday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 11.9 Thu 11 AM  10.8   10.6   10.5   10.4    9.9


LAT...LON 4845 10159 4845 10155 4843 10151 4828 10140
      4827 10142 4837 10152



$$

NDC049-242331-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.2.DR.150401T0600Z.150421T2100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* At  4:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 54.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 54.1 feet.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. Flood problems begin,
  agricultural land and meadows affected.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52 54.1 Tue 4 PM   54.1   54.1   54.1   54.1   54.0


LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085



$$

NDC049-242331-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.2.DR.150401T1500Z.150427T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.1 feet by
  Sunday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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 (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 12.0 Thu 11 AM  12.0   12.0   12.0   12.1   12.0


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



$$

NDC009-242331-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150426T1200Z/
/WSTN8.1.DR.150405T0030Z.150410T0415Z.150426T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Westhope.
* until Sunday morning.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage early
  Saturday morning.
* 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 (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Westhope     10  9.6 Thu 11 AM   9.9   10.0    9.9    9.9    9.9


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



$$






000
WGUS83 KBIS 231732
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Towner...Bantry...
Westhope...Minor to Moderate flooding is occurring and is expected to
continue.

. High water from the spring snow melt runoff in Canada is receding
quicker than expected due to the lack of spring rains. Lake Darling
and Alameda are both ahead of schedule with respect to lowering of
flow out of the reservoirs. At this rate, the Souris River near
Foxholm is likely to fall below flood stage by early next week.
Similarly, the Souris River near Towner and Bantry will fall below
flood stage several days later without any significant rains to
provide local runoff.


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.



&&

NDC101-242332-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150429T0300Z/
/FOXN8.2.DR.150326T0430Z.150422T0715Z.150428T1500Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Foxholm.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 11:15 AM Thursday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 11.9 Thu 11 AM  10.8   10.6   10.5   10.4    9.9


LAT...LON 4845 10159 4845 10155 4843 10151 4828 10140
      4827 10142 4837 10152



$$

NDC049-242331-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.2.DR.150401T0600Z.150421T2100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* At  4:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 54.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 54.1 feet.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. Flood problems begin,
  agricultural land and meadows affected.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52 54.1 Tue 4 PM   54.1   54.1   54.1   54.1   54.0


LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085



$$

NDC049-242331-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.2.DR.150401T1500Z.150427T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.1 feet by
  Sunday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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 (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 12.0 Thu 11 AM  12.0   12.0   12.0   12.1   12.0


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



$$

NDC009-242331-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150426T1200Z/
/WSTN8.1.DR.150405T0030Z.150410T0415Z.150426T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Westhope.
* until Sunday morning.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage early
  Saturday morning.
* 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 (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Westhope     10  9.6 Thu 11 AM   9.9   10.0    9.9    9.9    9.9


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



$$





000
WGUS83 KBIS 231732
FLSBIS
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...

  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Westhope affecting Bottineau County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Towner...Bantry...
Westhope...Minor to Moderate flooding is occurring and is expected to
continue.

. High water from the spring snow melt runoff in Canada is receding
quicker than expected due to the lack of spring rains. Lake Darling
and Alameda are both ahead of schedule with respect to lowering of
flow out of the reservoirs. At this rate, the Souris River near
Foxholm is likely to fall below flood stage by early next week.
Similarly, the Souris River near Towner and Bantry will fall below
flood stage several days later without any significant rains to
provide local runoff.


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.



&&

NDC101-242332-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150429T0300Z/
/FOXN8.2.DR.150326T0430Z.150422T0715Z.150428T1500Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Foxholm.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 11:15 AM Thursday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 11.9 Thu 11 AM  10.8   10.6   10.5   10.4    9.9


LAT...LON 4845 10159 4845 10155 4843 10151 4828 10140
      4827 10142 4837 10152



$$

NDC049-242331-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.2.DR.150401T0600Z.150421T2100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* At  4:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 54.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 54.1 feet.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. Flood problems begin,
  agricultural land and meadows affected.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52 54.1 Tue 4 PM   54.1   54.1   54.1   54.1   54.0


LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085



$$

NDC049-242331-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.2.DR.150401T1500Z.150427T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.1 feet by
  Sunday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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 (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 12.0 Thu 11 AM  12.0   12.0   12.0   12.1   12.0


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



$$

NDC009-242331-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150426T1200Z/
/WSTN8.1.DR.150405T0030Z.150410T0415Z.150426T0000Z.NO/
1232 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Westhope.
* until Sunday morning.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage early
  Saturday morning.
* 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 (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Souris River Basin
 Westhope     10  9.6 Thu 11 AM   9.9   10.0    9.9    9.9    9.9


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



$$






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