269  
WGUS43 KBIS 041826  
FLWBIS  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND  
126 PM CDT SUN JUN 4 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH DAKOTA...  
 
MISSOURI RIVER NEAR WILLISTON AFFECTING WILLIAMS AND MCKENZIE  
COUNTIES  
FOR THE MISSOURI RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WILLISTON...MINOR FLOODING IS  
FORECAST.  
 
.THE WATER LEVEL FOR THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR WILLISTON WAS 21.6  
FEET SUNDAY MORNING. THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO PUSH ABOVE THE FLOOD  
STAGE OF 22 FEET MONDAY AFTERNOON. BY NEXT WEEKEND WATER LEVELS AREA  
FORECAST TO BE AROUND A FOOT HIGHER THAN THOSE ALREADY EXPERIENCED  
EARLIER THIS SPRING.  
 
LITTLE IMPACTS ARE NOTED WITH WATER LEVELS OF AROUND 23 FEET. AT 24  
FEET, WATER BEGINS TO COVER OIL WELL LOCATIONS SOUTH AND EAST OF  
WILLISTON AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS ALONG THE RIVER BECOME FLOODED.  
THE CITY OF WILLISTON DOES NOT FLOOD AT WATER LEVELS TO 24 FEET.  
 
NDC053-105-060026-  
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126 PM CDT SUN JUN 4 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR WILLISTON  
* FROM TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE  
* AT 9 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS...21.6 FEET  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET  
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 23.3 FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL  
RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.  
* IMPACT...AT 24.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO COVER OIL WELL LOCATION  
SOUTH AND EAST OF WILLISTON. WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS ARE FLOODED.  
CITY OF WILLISTON DOES NOT FLOOD.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (7PM)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME MON TUE WED THU FRI  
 
MISSOURI RIVER BASIN  
WILLISTON 22 21.6 SUN 9 AM 21.7 22.2 22.4 22.7 22.8  
 
LAT...LON 4801 10404 4815 10366 4807 10337 4795 10347  
4807 10366 4775 10404  
 

 
TWH  
 
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