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WGUS83 KBIS 221949  
FLSBIS  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND  
249 PM CDT FRI JUN 22 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH  
DAKOTA...  
MISSOURI RIVER NEAR WILLISTON AFFECTING WILLIAMS AND MCKENZIE  
COUNTIES  
FOR THE MISSOURI RIVER BASIN INCLUDING WILLISTON...MODERATE FLOODING  
IS OCCURRING...WITH MAJOR FLOODING FORECAST.  
 
. THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR WILLISTON CONTINUES ITS LATEST RISE THROUGH  
THE WEEKEND AND REACH MAJOR FLOOD STAGE OF 26 FEET SUNDAY. THIS LATEST  
RISE SHOULD BE THE FINAL LARGE SURGE OF WATER COMING DOWN THE  
YELLOWSTONE RIVER THIS SEASON AND LAST UNTIL THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR  
WILLISTON BEGINS TO FALL IN EARLY JULY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
NDC053-105-252349-  
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249 PM CDT FRI JUN 22 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR WILLISTON.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 1:45 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.3 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 26.1 FEET BY  
MONDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
* IMPACT...AT 28.0 FEET...WATER BACKING UP INTO THE LITTLE MUDDY RIVER  
BEGINS TO COVER 54TH STREET NORTHWEST ON THE EAST SIDE OF  
WILLISTON.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (7AM)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME SAT SUN MON TUE WED  
 
MISSOURI RIVER BASIN  
WILLISTON 22 25.3 FRI 2 PM 25.7 26.0 26.1 26.0 25.9  
 
LAT...LON 4801 10404 4815 10366 4807 10337 4795 10347  
4807 10366 4775 10404  
 

 
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