Flood Warning issued April 22 at 10:08AM CDT until April 29 at 5:00PM CDT by NWS Eastern ND and Grand Forks
...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in
* Dilworth...on the Buffalo River...in Clay County
* Climax...on the Sandhill River...in Polk County
* Kindred...on the Sheyenne River...in Cass and Richland Counties
...The flood warning continues for these river locations in
* Hendrum...on the Wild Rice River (MN) ...in Norman County
* West Fargo Diversion...on the Sheyenne River ...in Cass County
* Harwood...on the Sheyenne River ...in Cass County
.Water levels continue to decline in regional tributaries as
snowmelt runoff has largely ended and no heavy precipitation events
are expected in the near future.
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.
The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...West Fargo Diversion...on the Sheyenne River.
* until Monday April 29...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:15 AM Monday the stage was 20.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...
Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Moderate Flood Stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will fall below Flood Stage late Sunday
* Impact Statement(s) - At 21.0 feet, MAJOR FLOOD. Approximate stage
where flooding begins in areas along the Sheyenne River north of
the diversion channel to Harwood, ND.
Daily 7am CDT/6am CST forecast stage in feet:
Date Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon
(month/day) 04/23 04/24 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29
West Fargo Diver 20.5 20.4 20.2 19.8 19.0 18.2 17.1
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