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WGUS83 KFGF 250124  
FLSFGF  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND  
824 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN  
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...  
 
* EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER...IN POLK AND GRAND FORKS  
COUNTIES  
* DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND  
PEMBINA COUNTIES  
* PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES  
* UPSTREAM OF WARREN...ON THE SNAKE RIVER...IN MARSHALL COUNTY  
* HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER...IN KITTSON COUNTY  
* ENDERLIN...ON THE MAPLE RIVER...IN CASS AND RANSOM COUNTIES  
* HILLSBORO...ON THE GOOSE RIVER...IN TRAILL COUNTY  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN  
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...  
 
* OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER ...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...POLK AND GRAND  
FORKS COUNTIES  
* ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER ...IN MARSHALL COUNTY  
 
.THE RED RIVER IN EAST GRAND FORKS AND OSLO, THE TWO RIVERS RIVER AT  
HALLOCK, THE MAPLE RIVER AT ENDERLIN, THE GOOSE RIVER AT HILLSBORO,  
AND THE SNAKE RIVER AT ALVARADO AND UPSTREAM OF WARREN ARE NEAR  
CREST OR HAVE ALREADY SEEN CREST, BUT REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. THE  
RED RIVER AT DRAYTON AND PEMBINA WILL SEE CREST IN THREE TO FIVE  
DAYS. NO RIVERS HAVE REPORTED ICE WITHIN THEM. VERY LIGHT RAINFALL  
IN ASSOCIATION WITH A PASSING COLD FRONT WEDNESDAY OVERNIGHT WILL  
NOT EFFECT FLOODING.  
 
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  
 

 
 
MNC119-NDC035-260124-  
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-180502T1800Z/  
/EGFM5.1.SM.180419T2116Z.180425T1800Z.180501T1200Z.NO/  
824 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...  
* ...EAST GRAND FORKS...ON THE RED RIVER.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MAY 02...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 7:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 34.9 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR  
FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 35.0 FEET SOMETIME  
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE NEXT  
TUESDAY.  
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 34.0 FEET, EAST GRAND FORKS...4TH ST  
UNDERPASS AT GATEWAY DRIVE (HWY 2) CLOSES.  
 

 
 
DAILY 7AM CDT/6AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:  
 
DATE WED THU FRI SAT SUN MON TUE  
(MONTH/DAY) 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01  
 
RED RIVER  
EAST GRAND FORKS 34.8 34.1 32.8 31.3 29.6 28.0 M  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4767 9699 4810 9719 4807 9698 4768 9674  
 

 
 
MNC089-119-NDC035-099-260124-  
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/OSLM5.2.SM.180420T1536Z.180426T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
824 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...  
* ...OSLO...ON THE RED RIVER.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 7:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 33.1 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...  
MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 30.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 33.3 FEET SOMETIME  
THURSDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
 

 
 
DAILY 7AM CDT/6AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:  
 
DATE WED THU FRI SAT SUN MON TUE  
(MONTH/DAY) 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01  
 
RED RIVER  
OSLO 33.3 33.1 32.7 32.1 31.0 29.9 M  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4848 9725 4846 9706 4807 9698 4810 9721  
 

 
 
MNC069-089-NDC067-099-260124-  
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-180502T2100Z/  
/DRTN8.1.SM.180424T0637Z.180427T1800Z.180501T1500Z.NO/  
824 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...  
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MAY 02...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 7:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 32.8 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR  
FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 34.5 FEET SOMETIME  
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE NEXT  
TUESDAY.  
 

 
 
DAILY 7AM CDT/6AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:  
 
DATE WED THU FRI SAT SUN MON TUE  
(MONTH/DAY) 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01  
 
RED RIVER  
DRAYTON 33.8 34.4 34.3 33.8 32.9 32.1 M  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4874 9702 4846 9705 4848 9725 4881 9734  
 

 
 
MNC069-NDC067-260124-  
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0015.180428T0400Z-000000T0000Z/  
/PBNN8.1.SM.180428T0400Z.180429T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
824 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...  
* ...PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER.  
* FROM FRIDAY EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 7:30 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 35.6 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 39.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 40.0 FEET BY SUNDAY.  
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 39.0 FEET, FLOOD WARNING STAGE...MINOR.  
 

 
 
DAILY 7AM CDT/6AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:  
 
DATE WED THU FRI SAT SUN MON TUE  
(MONTH/DAY) 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01  
 
RED RIVER  
PEMBINA 37.2 38.2 39.3 40.0 39.9 39.6 M  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4874 9701 4877 9732 4900 9740 4900 9700  
 

 
 
MNC089-260124-  
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180426T1600Z/  
/MKLM5.2.SM.180419T2235Z.180421T0630Z.180425T1000Z.NR/  
824 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...  
* ...UPSTREAM OF WARREN...ON THE SNAKE RIVER.  
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 7:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 67.4 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 CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* 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) 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01  
 
SNAKE RIVER  
UPSTREAM OF WARR 66.0 65.2 64.5 63.8 63.1 62.4 M  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4823 9666 4820 9664 4817 9681 4820 9684  
 

 
 
MNC089-260124-  
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-180428T2200Z/  
/ALVM5.2.SM.180420T2015Z.180423T1930Z.180427T1600Z.NR/  
824 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...  
* ...ALVARADO...ON THE SNAKE RIVER.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 7:30 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 109.1 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...  
MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 108.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
FRIDAY.  
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 110.0 FEET, MAJOR FLOOD STAGE...110 FEET...  
FLOODING BETWEEN HWY 1 AND RAILROAD GRADE DUE TO BACKWATER.  
INSPECTIONS OF THE DIKE BEGIN.  
 

 
 
DAILY 7AM CDT/6AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:  
 
DATE WED THU FRI SAT SUN MON TUE  
(MONTH/DAY) 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01  
 
SNAKE RIVER  
ALVARADO 107.4 106.2 104.9 103.9 102.9 102.1 M  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4817 9679 4814 9702 4831 9712 4846 9713  
 

 
 
MNC069-260124-  
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-180429T1800Z/  
/HLLM5.1.SM.180420T1245Z.180424T1300Z.180428T1200Z.NO/  
824 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...  
* ...HALLOCK...ON THE TWO RIVERS RIVER.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 7:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 803.6 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR  
FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 802.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY.  
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 804.5 FEET, BACKUP AT REACH 2 DIKE,  
CEMETERY ROAD AT 6TH ST. S. - SHUT STORM VALVE.  
 

 
 
DAILY 7AM CDT/6AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:  
 
DATE WED THU FRI SAT SUN MON TUE  
(MONTH/DAY) 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01  
 
TWO RIVERS RIVER  
HALLOCK 803.5 802.8 802.0 801.0 800.2 799.5 M  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4885 9667 4867 9662 4873 9713 4888 9719  
 

 
 
NDC017-073-260124-  
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-180427T0400Z/  
/ENDN8.1.SM.180422T2030Z.180424T0030Z.180425T2200Z.NO/  
824 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...  
* ...ENDERLIN...ON THE MAPLE RIVER.  
* UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 8:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.3 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR  
FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 9.5 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 11.0 FEET, FLOODING OF SOME FARM BUILDINGS  
BEGINS.  
 

 
 
DAILY 7AM CDT/6AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:  
 
DATE WED THU FRI SAT SUN MON TUE  
(MONTH/DAY) 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01  
 
MAPLE RIVER  
ENDERLIN 8.9 8.0 7.3 6.7 6.3 6.0 M  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4669 9768 4679 9732 4670 9722 4658 9760  
 

 
 
NDC097-260124-  
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-180428T0900Z/  
/HGRN8.2.SM.180421T2030Z.180424T1100Z.180427T0300Z.NR/  
824 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...  
* ...HILLSBORO...ON THE GOOSE RIVER.  
* UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 7:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.8 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...  
MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
THURSDAY NIGHT.  
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 14.0 FEET, RESIDENTIAL AREA NORTH OF  
HILLSBORO STARTS TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
DAILY 7AM CDT/6AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:  
 
DATE WED THU FRI SAT SUN MON TUE  
(MONTH/DAY) 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01  
 
GOOSE RIVER  
HILLSBORO 12.3 8.7 6.7 5.8 5.0 4.4 M  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4749 9687 4739 9686 4736 9717 4748 9747 4759 9747  
 

 
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