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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 12:01 PM CDT Mar. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for...
* ... Pembina... on the Red River.
* From Thursday evening until further notice.
* At 11:30 am Wednesday the stage was 36.0 feet.
* Moderate flood stage is 44.0 feet.
* For the next 7 days... moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday night and continue to
rise to near 44.5 feet by early Tuesday morning.


Lat... Lon 4900 9700 4900 9740 4877 9732 4874 9701



811 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ... Drayton... on the Red River.
* From Sunday evening to Tuesday April 04... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 7:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 27.5 feet.
* Minor flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage Sunday
evening.
* The river is forecast to crest between 31 and 33 ft around April 2.
* Impact statement(s) - at 32.0 feet, Flood Warning stage...
minor.Agricultural damage starts.


Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

date Wed Thu Fri Sat sun Mon Tue
(month/day) 03/29 03/30 03/31 04/01 04/02 04/03 04/04
Drayton 28.6 29.7 30.7 31.6 32.0 31.9 31.5
lat... Lon 4881 9734 4848 9725 4846 9705 4874 9702





811 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ... Neche... on the Pembina river.
* From late Thursday night until further notice... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 6:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Major flood stage is 20.5 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
continue to rise to near 21.3 feet by Monday early afternoon.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact statement(s) - at 21.4 feet, 2006 Spring flood crest.


Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

date Wed Thu Fri Sat sun Mon Tue
(month/day) 03/29 03/30 03/31 04/01 04/02 04/03 04/04
Neche 15.1 17.3 19.8 21.0 21.2 21.3 21.3
lat... Lon 4900 9771 4891 9764 4889 9722 4900 9723




811 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ... Walhalla... on the Pembina river.
* From Thursday afternoon until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 7:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 0.6 feet.
* Minor flood stage is 11.0 feet.

Observed and forecast melt rates are progressing a little
faster than expected, so these forecasts are rising more
rapidly than yesterday's. The crest forecast magnitude
remains unchanged, but it is forecast to occur sooner now.

Crest 13-14 ft (8000-10,000 cfs) around April 6. The crest
coming from windygates will be driving the crest here at
Walhalla.

* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 13.2 feet by Tuesday early afternoon.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact statement(s) - at 14.5 feet, flooding occurs along the left
bank.


Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

date Wed Thu Fri Sat sun Mon Tue
(month/day) 03/29 03/30 03/31 04/01 04/02 04/03 04/04
Walhalla 9.1 11.2 12.3 12.5 12.8 13.0 13.2
lat... Lon 4900 9825 4887 9808 4884 9787 4892 9764 4900 9771