177  
WGUS83 KBIS 311358  
FLSBIS  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND  
858 AM CDT TUE JUL 31 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH  
DAKOTA...  
 
MISSOURI RIVER NEAR WILLISTON AFFECTING WILLIAMS AND MCKENZIE  
COUNTIES  
FOR THE MISSOURI RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WILLISTON NO FLOODING IS  
OBSERVED OR FORECAST.  
 
. THIS ENDS THE SPRING FLOOD SEASON FOR THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR  
WILLISTON THAT BEGAN MAY 4TH. WATER LEVELS IN THE MISSOURI RIVER  
WILL CONTINUE TO FALL FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE. HOWEVER, IT WILL  
LIKELY TAKE SEVERAL DAYS FOR THE WATER UP ON THE FLOOD PLAIN TO  
DRAIN.  
 

 
 
NDC053-105-311428-  
/O.CAN.KBIS.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180801T1800Z/  
/WLTN8.3.RS.180531T1638Z.180625T1015Z.180731T0922Z.NO/  
858 AM CDT TUE JUL 31 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR WILLISTON.  
* AT 7:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 4:22 AM TUESDAY.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 21.7 FEET BY TOMORROW  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET...LOW-LYING FARMLAND AND ACCESS ROADS TO OIL  
WELL SITES NEAR TRENTON ARE FLOODED. CITY OF WILLISTON DOES NOT  
FLOOD.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (7AM)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME WED THU FRI SAT SUN  
 
MISSOURI RIVER BASIN  
WILLISTON 22 21.9 TUE 8 AM 21.7 21.7 21.6 21.7 21.5  
 
LAT...LON 4801 10404 4815 10366 4807 10337 4795 10347  
4807 10366 4775 10404  
 

 
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