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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
851 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...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...MINOR FLOODING IS
OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

.THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE IS THE LAST REMAINING LOCATION ALONG
THE SOURIS RIVER WITH A FLOOD WARNING. WHILE THE RIVER CONTINUES TO
FALL...THIS AREA WILL LIKELY REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FOR AROUND
TWO WEEKS.


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.

&&

NDC009-021951-
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/WSTN8.3.ER.140630T1805Z.140706T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
851 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR WESTHOPE.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  8:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL 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   SAT    SUN    MON    TUE    WED

SOURIS RIVER BASIN
 WESTHOPE     10 13.4 FRI 8 AM   13.4   13.2   13.0   12.7   12.4


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

$$
AJS

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