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Weather alerts have been issued for the following counties:

Kittson

FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
1136 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017


...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

* Pembina...on the Red River...in Kittson and Pembina Counties
* Upstream of Warren...on the Snake River...in Marshall County
* Grafton...on the Park River...in Walsh County
* Walhalla...on the Pembina River...in Pembina and Cavalier Counties

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

* Drayton...on the Red River ...in Marshall...Walsh...Kittson and
Pembina Counties
* Hallock...on the Two Rivers River ...in Kittson County
* Neche...on the Pembina River ...in Pembina County


. Recent above freezing temperatures are starting to produce snow
melt runoff across northeast North Dakota. As a result, river levels
are expected to rise above flood stage Wednesday and Thursday at
Grafton and Pembina.

At Grafton the river is expected to rise into the major category with
a crest between 14.5 feet and 16 feet by Saturday. Ice jams here
are common and could cause a rapid rise that occurs with minimal
warning.

At Pembina the river will continue to slowly rise this week and into
the weekend with a crest expected early next week.

At Hallock minor flooding continues as area streams and releases
from Lake Bronson keep the river in the 804 to 806 range this week.

At Walhalla the crest forecast magnitude remains unchanged, but it
is forecast to occur sooner now. A crest of 13-14 feet is expected
around April 6.

At Neche a forecast crest of 21-21.5 ft is anticipated around
April 7th.

At Drayton the river is forecast to reach minor flood stage by
Monday April 3.


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

&&
The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Pembina...on the Red River.
* from Thursday evening until further notice...or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 9:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 33.7 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above Flood Stage by Thursday night and continue to
rise to near 43.9 feet by Tuesday mid-morning. additional rises are
possible thereafter.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 44.0 feet, Moderate Flood Stage.

&&

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

Date Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
(month/day) 03/29 03/30 03/31 04/01 04/02 04/03 04/04

Red River
Pembina 35.4 37.6 39.7 41.2 42.5 43.6 43.9
FLOOD WARNING
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
1128 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
flood warning (new) for these river locations in Minnesota...North
Dakota...

new flooding is forecast to occur at...
* Drayton...on the Red River...in Marshall...Walsh...Kittson and
Pembina Counties.

...The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
flood WARNING (extension) FOR these river locations in North
Dakota...

* Neche...on the Pembina River...in Pembina County.

* Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Major Severity and
increased in duration for...

* Neche...on the Pembina River...in Pembina County.

Forecast flooding has increased in duration for...
* Neche...on the Pembina River...in Pembina County.


*** A follow-up flood statement with more detailed flooding
information will be issued shortly. ***


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

&&
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
new Flood Warning for...
* ...Drayton...on the Red River
* from Sunday evening to Tuesday April 04.
* At 10:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 26.9 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* For the next 7 days...Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river is expected to rise to near Flood Stage Sunday
evening.

&&
FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
900 PM CDT MON MAR 27 2017


...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

* Pembina...on the Red River...in Kittson and Pembina Counties
* Grafton...on the Park River...in Walsh County
* Hallock...on the Two Rivers River ...in Kittson County

.Recent above freezing temperatures are starting to produce snow
melt runoff across northeast North Dakota. As a result, river levels
are expected to rise above flood stage Wednesday and Thursday at
Grafton and Pembina.

At Grafton the river is expected to rise into the major category with
a crest between 14.5 feet and 16 feet by Saturday. Ice jams here
are common and could cause a rapid rise that occurs with minimal
warning.

At Pembina the river will continue to slowly rise this week and into
the weekend with a crest expected early next week.

At Hallock minor flooding continues as area streams and releases
from Lake Bronson keep the river in the 804 to 806 range this week.

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

&&
The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Pembina...on the Red River.
* from Thursday evening until further notice.
* At 8:30 PM Monday the stage was 32.7 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above Flood Stage by Thursday night and continue to
rise to near 43.9 feet by next Monday. Additional rises
are possible thereafter.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 44.0 feet, Moderate Flood Stage.

&&

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

Date Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon
(month/day) 03/28 03/29 03/30 03/31 04/01 04/02 04/03
Pembina 34.1 36.3 38.6 40.5 42.1 43.5 43.9

Marshall

FLOOD WARNING
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
1136 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017


...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

* Pembina...on the Red River...in Kittson and Pembina Counties
* Upstream of Warren...on the Snake River...in Marshall County
* Grafton...on the Park River...in Walsh County
* Walhalla...on the Pembina River...in Pembina and Cavalier Counties

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

* Drayton...on the Red River ...in Marshall...Walsh...Kittson and
Pembina Counties
* Hallock...on the Two Rivers River ...in Kittson County
* Neche...on the Pembina River ...in Pembina County


. Recent above freezing temperatures are starting to produce snow
melt runoff across northeast North Dakota. As a result, river levels
are expected to rise above flood stage Wednesday and Thursday at
Grafton and Pembina.

At Grafton the river is expected to rise into the major category with
a crest between 14.5 feet and 16 feet by Saturday. Ice jams here
are common and could cause a rapid rise that occurs with minimal
warning.

At Pembina the river will continue to slowly rise this week and into
the weekend with a crest expected early next week.

At Hallock minor flooding continues as area streams and releases
from Lake Bronson keep the river in the 804 to 806 range this week.

At Walhalla the crest forecast magnitude remains unchanged, but it
is forecast to occur sooner now. A crest of 13-14 feet is expected
around April 6.

At Neche a forecast crest of 21-21.5 ft is anticipated around
April 7th.

At Drayton the river is forecast to reach minor flood stage by
Monday April 3.


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

&&
The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Upstream of Warren...on the Snake River.
* until Sunday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 67.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 67.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will rise to a crest near 67.5 feet sometime
Thursday evening. The river will fall below Flood Stage Saturday
early afternoon.
* The river is forecast to crest at 67.5 on Thursday evening during
this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 67.0 feet, Flood Warning Stage...MINOR.

&&

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

Date Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
(month/day) 03/29 03/30 03/31 04/01 04/02 04/03 04/04

Snake River
Upstream of Warr 67.2 67.3 67.5 67.1 66.5 65.8 65.4
FLOOD WARNING
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
1128 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
flood warning (new) for these river locations in Minnesota...North
Dakota...

new flooding is forecast to occur at...
* Drayton...on the Red River...in Marshall...Walsh...Kittson and
Pembina Counties.

...The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
flood WARNING (extension) FOR these river locations in North
Dakota...

* Neche...on the Pembina River...in Pembina County.

* Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Major Severity and
increased in duration for...

* Neche...on the Pembina River...in Pembina County.

Forecast flooding has increased in duration for...
* Neche...on the Pembina River...in Pembina County.


*** A follow-up flood statement with more detailed flooding
information will be issued shortly. ***


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

&&
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
new Flood Warning for...
* ...Drayton...on the Red River
* from Sunday evening to Tuesday April 04.
* At 10:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 26.9 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* For the next 7 days...Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river is expected to rise to near Flood Stage Sunday
evening.

&&
FLOOD WARNING
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
1047 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
flood warning (new) for these river locations in Minnesota...North
Dakota...

new flooding is forecast to occur at...
* Upstream of Warren...on the Snake River...in Marshall County.

new flooding is forecast to occur at...
* Walhalla...on the Pembina River...in Pembina and Cavalier
Counties.

new flooding is forecast to occur at...
* Neche...on the Pembina River...in Pembina County.


. Observed and forecast melt rates are progressing a little
faster than expected in these areas. The current crest forecast
magnitude remains unchanged, but it is forecast to occur sooner.


*** A follow-up flood statement with more detailed flooding
information will be issued shortly. ***


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

&&
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND has issued a
new Flood Warning for...
* ...Upstream of Warren...on the Snake River
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 9:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 67.1 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by
late Tuesday morning.

&&