309  
WGUS83 KBIS 241625  
FLSBIS  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND  
1124 AM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH  
DAKOTA...  
 
SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER AFFECTING MCHENRY COUNTY  
FOR THE SOURIS RIVER BASIN INCLUDING TOWNER...MINOR FLOODING IS  
FORECAST.  
 
. THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER IS EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY RISE AND  
HIT FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY AS RUNOFF FROM UPSTREAM FINDS ITS WAY  
INTO THE AREA. COMPARED TO RECENT YEARS, THIS SHOULD BE A FAIRLY  
MINOR FLOOD EVENT.  
 
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.  
 
A FOLLOW-UP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED.  
 

 
 
NDC049-252223-  
/O.EXT.KBIS.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-180501T0712Z/  
/TOWN8.1.SM.180425T1500Z.180427T1200Z.180429T1912Z.NO/  
1124 AM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY MAY 01.  
* AT 8:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 1447 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 1454 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (7AM)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME WED THU FRI SAT SUN  
 
SOURIS RIVER BASIN  
TOWNER 1454 1447.2 TUE 8 AM 1453.8 1454.9 1455.4 1455.1  
1454.5  
 
LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037  
4821 10045 4807 10085  
 

 
AJS  
 
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