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WGUS53 KFGF 010521  
FFWFGF  
MNC119-NDC035-097-099-011115-  
/O.NEW.KFGF.FF.W.0001.200701T0521Z-200701T1115Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
1221 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
WEST CENTRAL POLK COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA...  
CENTRAL GRAND FORKS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...  
SOUTHEASTERN WALSH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...  
NORTHWESTERN TRAILL COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...  
 
* UNTIL 615 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 1221 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN  
5 AND 8 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR  
EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED GAUGES.  
 
IMPACT...FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS,  
HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER  
DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
GRAND FORKS, EAST GRAND FORKS, GRAND FORKS AFB, THOMPSON,  
NORTHWOOD, EMERADO, MANVEL, ARVILLA, MEKINOCK, MERRIFIELD,  
HONEYFORD, TURTLE RIVER STATE PARK, HOLMES, POLAND AND GRAND FORKS  
AIRPORT.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 127 AND 166.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE - TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN. DON'T TRAVEL THROUGH  
FLOODED AREAS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES  
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING  
SPOTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4778 9761 4799 9758 4833 9713 4827 9714  
4827 9715 4825 9714 4824 9715 4824 9714  
4823 9714 4822 9715 4822 9714 4820 9714  
4818 9715 4818 9714 4817 9715 4797 9698  
4778 9694 4768 9720 4761 9741  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR AND GAUGE INDICATED  
EXPECTED RAINFALL...0.75-2.5 INCHES IN 3 HOURS  
 

 
 
CJ  
 
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