133  
WGUS43 KFGF 251355  
FLWFGF  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
855 AM CDT SAT JUL 25 2020  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS ND HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH DAKOTA...  
 
SHEYENNE RIVER AT HARWOOD AFFECTING CASS COUNTY.  
 
.OVERNIGHT RAINFALL HAS AND WILL CONTINUE TO LEAD TO RAPID RISES IN  
THE SHEYENNE RIVER SUCH THAT MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED. WITH A  
DRIER PERIOD COMING UP IN THE NEXT WEEK THIS WILL NOT BE A LONG  
DURATION OF FLOODING.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE - TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN. DON'T TRAVEL THROUGH  
FLOODED AREAS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
PEOPLE LIVING IN THE RED RIVER BASIN SHOULD MONITOR RIVER LEVELS  
WHILE THE RIVER IS IN, OR NEAR, FLOOD.  
 
RIVER FORECASTS USE 24 HOURS OF FORECAST PRECIPITATION BETWEEN APRIL  
1ST AND OCTOBER 1ST, AND 48 HOURS OTHERWISE. HOWEVER, DEPENDING ON  
THE SITUATION, FORECASTS MAY INCLUDE PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THROUGH  
THE NEXT 72 HOURS.  
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO THE AHPS/RIVER TAB ON OUR WEB PAGE AT  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRANDFORKS.  
 
NDC017-262000-  
/O.NEW.KFGF.FL.W.0042.200727T0600Z-200730T1649Z/  
/HWDN8.1.ER.200727T0600Z.200728T1200Z.200729T1048Z.NO/  
855 AM CDT SAT JUL 25 2020  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE SHEYENNE RIVER AT HARWOOD.  
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT TO THURSDAY MORNING.  
* AT 8:15 AM CDT SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 81.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 84.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY  
MONDAY MORNING TO A CREST OF 85.0 FEET TUESDAY MORNING. IT WILL  
THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 84.0 FEET, MINOR FLOOD. ACTIONS TAKEN TO COMPLETELY  
SEAL THE FLOOD BARRIER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4709 9683 4697 9683 4693 9686 4692 9699  
4701 9698  
 

 
 
NC  
 
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