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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
109 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017


...The flood warning continues for these river locations in
Minnesota...

  * Hallock...on the Two Rivers River ...in Kittson County


. Water levels along portions of the Two Rivers River at
Hallock remain at minor flood stage as a result of recent
water releases from Lake Bronson Dam. A combination of
standing water in the basin and warmer weather over the
upcoming weekend may prompt additional rises. Little
additional precipitation is forecast over the next few days.


  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 use 24 hours of forecast precipitation
between April 1st and October 1st, and 48 hours otherwise.
However, depending on the situation, they 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

&&

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109 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Hallock...on the Two Rivers River.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 12:00 PM Thursday the stage was 803.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 802.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will rise to a crest near 805.0 feet sometime
  Wednesday evening then begin falling.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 804.5 feet, Backup at Reach 2 Dike,
  Cemetery road at 6th St. S. - Shut Storm Valve.

&&

Daily 7am CDT/6am CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu
(month/day)         03/24  03/25  03/26  03/27  03/28  03/29  03/30

Two Rivers River
  Hallock          804.1  804.1  804.1  804.3  804.6  804.9  805.0


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


$$


Flood Watch


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
1244 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a flood
watch for these river locations in North Dakota...

  * Grafton...on the Park River...in Walsh County


.  Warm temperatures are forecast over the Park River Basin starting
this weekend and will persist. High temperatures are expected to be
well above freezing during this period with low temperatures near
freezing.

There is uncertainty regarding the timing of the release of the
water in the lower basin which is frozen in the drainage network.
Once the soil warms up and the ice melts, the water may run off
more rapidly. Ice jams are common at this location and can cause
rapid rises.

The river forecast beyond 7 days show a crest range of 14 to 16
feet around April 1 due to uncertainty of release rate of water
into the river. The crest forecast may change due to varying
weather conditions.

As river levels rise over the coming days, flood warnings and more
information should be expected for the Park River forecast points.

Those with interests along the Park River should be prepared for
rising river levels.


 The segments in this product are river forecasts for selected
 locations in the watch area...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...turn around, don`t drown...

 - Don`t travel through flooded areas!

 - Persons living in the Red River Basin should monitor river
   levels while the river is in, or near, flood.

 - Listen to NOAA weather radio or commercial radio or TV
   for the latest updates.

For more information...go to the AHPS/River section
on our web page at:      www.weather.gov/grandforks

This forecast does not account for ice jams that can
quickly raise local river levels with little or no notice.

&&

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/GRNN8.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1244 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
* Flood Watch for
  The Park River at Grafton
* from Wednesday afternoon until further notice.
* At 11:30 AM Thursday the stage was 9.0 feet.
* Major flooding is possible beyond seven days.
* Flood Stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river is forecast to reach minor Flood Stage
  by Wednesday early afternoon.


&&

Daily 7am CDT/6am CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu
(month/day)         03/24  03/25  03/26  03/27  03/28  03/29  03/30

Park River
  Grafton            8.7    8.5    8.5    9.2   10.4   11.7   12.9


LAT...LON 4850 9749 4839 9750 4842 9716 4851 9715


$$


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
510 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-241315-
Divide-Burke-Renville-Bottineau-Rolette-Williams-Mountrail-Ward-
McHenry-Pierce-McKenzie-Dunn-Mercer-Oliver-McLean-Sheridan-Wells-
Foster-Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Morton-Burleigh-Kidder-
Stutsman-Slope-Hettinger-Grant-Bowman-Adams-Sioux-Emmons-Logan-
La Moure-McIntosh-Dickey-
Including the cities of Crosby, Bowbells, Powers Lake, Lignite,
Columbus, Portal, Mohall, Glenburn, Sherwood, Bottineau, Rolla,
Dunseith, Rolette, Shell Valley, St. John, Williston, New Town,
Stanley, Parshall, Minot, Velva, Towner, Drake, Rugby,
Watford City, Killdeer, Halliday, Beulah, Hazen, Center,
Garrison, Washburn, Underwood, Wilton, Turtle Lake, Mcclusky,
Goodrich, Harvey, Fessenden, Carrington, Beach, Medora,
Dickinson, Mandan, Bismarck, Steele, Tappen, Jamestown, Marmarth,
Mott, New England, Elgin, Carson, New Leipzig, Bowman, Hettinger,
Fort Yates, Selfridge, Solen, Linton, Strasburg, Napoleon,
Gackle, Lamoure, Edgeley, Kulm, Wishek, Ashley, Oakes,
and Ellendale
510 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017 /410 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017/

...ICY SPOTS THIS MORNING ALONG WITH PATCHY FOG...

In areas that had rain last evening roads and sidewalks were wet
overnight, and now that temperatures have fallen below freezing,
that water had turning to ice. There will be icy spots on roads
and sidewalks this morning until the sunshine melts it off. Be
especially careful on bridges if driving, and on steps if walking.

Patchy fog formed overnight and was reducing visibility in spots.
this was also depositing a thin layer of ice on roads and
sidewalks.

Allow extra time as you head out this morning and be prepared for
slippery spots and areas of lower visibility in fog. Slow down and
remember that a road or sidewalk that looks wet may actually be
icy.

$$

JP Martin


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
433 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-251045-
Koochiching-North St. Louis-Northern Cook/Northern Lake-
North Itasca-Central St. Louis-Southern Lake/North Shore-
Southern Cook/North Shore-North Cass-South Itasca-South Cass-
Crow Wing-Northern Aitkin-South Aitkin-Carlton/South St. Louis-
Pine-Douglas-Bayfield-Ashland-Iron-Burnett-Washburn-Sawyer-Price-
433 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Slippery stretches may remain on roads this morning from freezing
rain and sleet overnight. Those traveling early this morning
should exercise caution...especially on elevated surfaces like
bridges and overpasses, which may be icy.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

A wintry mix of freezing rain, rain, and snow is possible Saturday
night through Sunday morning, and again Sunday night through
Monday morning. Another round of rain, rain mixed with snow, or
all snow is possible Wednesday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Snow spotters are requested to report precipitation type...and
measurements of snow or ice accumulations to the National Weather
Service. Spotters and the public can also report precipitation
type with the free M-PING smartphone app.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
355 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

MNZ001>003-005-006-008-009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ027-029-
030-038-039-049-052-053-250900-
West Polk-Norman-Clay-Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-East Marshall-
North Beltrami-Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk-North Clearwater-
South Beltrami-Mahnomen-South Clearwater-Hubbard-West Becker-
East Becker-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-
Grand Forks-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
355 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern North
Dakota, west central and northwest Minnesota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of fog will hold across most of the area through the mid
morning hours. Visibilities will mainly range from 1 to 3 miles,
but isolated spots could drop below a quarter mile.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
345 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-250845-
Divide-Burke-Renville-Bottineau-Rolette-Williams-Mountrail-Ward-
McHenry-Pierce-McKenzie-Dunn-Mercer-Oliver-McLean-Sheridan-Wells-
Foster-Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Morton-Burleigh-Kidder-
Stutsman-Slope-Hettinger-Grant-Bowman-Adams-Sioux-Emmons-Logan-
La Moure-McIntosh-Dickey-
345 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017 /245 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
North Dakota, northwest North Dakota, south central North Dakota,
southeast North Dakota, and southwest North Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Expect patchy fog this morning to reduce visibility in spots.
Also, in areas that had rain Thursday evening, there were some
slippery spots on roads and sidewalks this morning. The wet roads
and sidewalks iced over as temperatures fell below freezing
overnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

JP Martin

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
319 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

SDZ007-008-011-019>023-250830-
Marshall-Roberts-Day-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-
319 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast South
Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Expect fog and reduced visibility this morning across northeast
South Dakota.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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