Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.Increased outflow from Lake Darling to match the releases from
Canadian reservoirs continues to cause a rise on the Souris river
through North Dakota. Minor flooding is occurring or forecast
at Foxholm,Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts
to agriculture interests are felt and no community is at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown.

&&

NDC049-022231-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.1.DR.150401T1500Z.150404T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.2 feet by
  Saturday early afternoon. Additional rises may be possible
  thereafter.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood waters affect farmland or wooded areas
  in refuge. Due to relative flatness of the area within reach of the
  gage, a rather large area becomes flooded. Damage is to crops and
  farm buildings.

&&


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

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 11.0 Wed 11 AM  11.1   11.1   11.2   11.2   11.2


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



$$



FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.Increased outflow from Lake Darling to match the releases from
Canadian reservoirs continues to cause a rise on the Souris river
through North Dakota. Minor flooding is occurring or forecast
at Foxholm,Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts
to agriculture interests are felt and no community is at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown.

&&

NDC049-022231-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.1.ER.150401T0600Z.150407T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 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 53.4
  feet Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 53.0 feet...No significant flood problems.

&&


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

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52   M             52.9   53.1   53.2   53.3   53.3


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



$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.Increased outflow from Lake Darling to match the releases from
Canadian reservoirs continues to cause a rise on the Souris river
through North Dakota. Minor flooding is occurring or forecast
at Foxholm,Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts
to agriculture interests are felt and no community is at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown.

&&

NDC101-022231-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/FOXN8.1.DR.150326T0430Z.150406T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Foxholm.
* until further notice.
* At 11:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 12.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.3 feet by
  Monday early afternoon. Additional rises may be possible
  thereafter.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.

&&


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

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 12.2 Wed 11 AM  12.2   12.2   12.2   12.2   12.3


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



$$

Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
952 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA ON THURSDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY
OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. WEST TO
NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO AS LOW AS 30
PERCENT. GIVEN OBSERVED FIRE BEHAVIOR OVER THE PAST SEVERAL
DAYS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM ANY START.
LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON
THURSDAY INCLUDE BOWMAN...AMIDON...HETTINGER...ELGIN...FORT YATES
AND LINTON.

NDZ040>046-021100-
/O.CAN.KBIS.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0005.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-
952 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /852 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
VEGETATION FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...
...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...
AND DRY VEGETATION FOR MOST OF NORTH DAKOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS CANCELLED THE RED
FLAG WARNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 SLOPE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 041 HETTINGER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 042 GRANT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 043 BOWMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 ADAMS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 045 SIOUX AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 EMMONS.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40
  MPH ON THURSDAY.

* TIMING...FIRE WEATHER WATCH ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 30 PERCENT ON THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...40S ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY AND SHOW ERRATIC
  BEHAVIOR. DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
952 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA ON THURSDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY
OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. WEST TO
NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO AS LOW AS 30
PERCENT. GIVEN OBSERVED FIRE BEHAVIOR OVER THE PAST SEVERAL
DAYS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM ANY START.
LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON
THURSDAY INCLUDE BOWMAN...AMIDON...HETTINGER...ELGIN...FORT YATES
AND LINTON.

NDZ040>046-021100-
/O.CAN.KBIS.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0005.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-
952 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /852 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
VEGETATION FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...
...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...
AND DRY VEGETATION FOR MOST OF NORTH DAKOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS CANCELLED THE RED
FLAG WARNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 SLOPE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 041 HETTINGER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 042 GRANT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 043 BOWMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 ADAMS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 045 SIOUX AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 EMMONS.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40
  MPH ON THURSDAY.

* TIMING...FIRE WEATHER WATCH ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 30 PERCENT ON THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...40S ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY AND SHOW ERRATIC
  BEHAVIOR. DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
952 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA ON THURSDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY
OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. WEST TO
NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO AS LOW AS 30
PERCENT. GIVEN OBSERVED FIRE BEHAVIOR OVER THE PAST SEVERAL
DAYS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM ANY START.
LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON
THURSDAY INCLUDE BOWMAN...AMIDON...HETTINGER...ELGIN...FORT YATES
AND LINTON.

NDZ040>046-021100-
/O.CAN.KBIS.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0005.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-
952 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /852 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
VEGETATION FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...
...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...
AND DRY VEGETATION FOR MOST OF NORTH DAKOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS CANCELLED THE RED
FLAG WARNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 SLOPE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 041 HETTINGER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 042 GRANT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 043 BOWMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 ADAMS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 045 SIOUX AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 EMMONS.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40
  MPH ON THURSDAY.

* TIMING...FIRE WEATHER WATCH ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 30 PERCENT ON THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...40S ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY AND SHOW ERRATIC
  BEHAVIOR. DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
952 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA ON THURSDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY
OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. WEST TO
NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO AS LOW AS 30
PERCENT. GIVEN OBSERVED FIRE BEHAVIOR OVER THE PAST SEVERAL
DAYS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM ANY START.
LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON
THURSDAY INCLUDE BOWMAN...AMIDON...HETTINGER...ELGIN...FORT YATES
AND LINTON.

NDZ040>046-021100-
/O.CAN.KBIS.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0005.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-
952 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /852 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
VEGETATION FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...
...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...
AND DRY VEGETATION FOR MOST OF NORTH DAKOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS CANCELLED THE RED
FLAG WARNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 SLOPE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 041 HETTINGER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 042 GRANT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 043 BOWMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 ADAMS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 045 SIOUX AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 EMMONS.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40
  MPH ON THURSDAY.

* TIMING...FIRE WEATHER WATCH ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 30 PERCENT ON THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...40S ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY AND SHOW ERRATIC
  BEHAVIOR. DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$