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Moorhead, MN

Flood Warning

Issued for Cass, ND & Clay, MN at 10/23/2019 @ 11:02 AM until 12/31/1969 @ 18:00 PM

...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in Minnesota... * Hallock...on the Two Rivers River...in Kittson County ...The flood warning continues for these river locations in Minnesota...North Dakota... * Fargo...on the Red River ...in Clay and Cass Counties * East Grand Forks...on the Red River ...in Polk and Grand Forks Counties * Oslo...on the Red River ...in Marshall...Polk...Grand Forks and Walsh Counties * Drayton...on the Red River ...in Kittson...Marshall...Pembina and Walsh Counties * Pembina...on the Red River ...in Kittson and Pembina Counties * Dilworth...on the Buffalo River ...in Clay County * Abercrombie...on the Wild Rice River (ND) ...in Richland County * Lisbon...on the Sheyenne River ...in Ransom County * Kindred...on the Sheyenne River ...in Cass and Richland Counties * West Fargo Diversion...on the Sheyenne River ...in Cass County * Harwood...on the Sheyenne River ...in Cass County .Flooding continues for many locations across the Red River basin after record rainfall and snow melt over the past couple months. The main flood wave with moderate flooding on the Red is moving through the northern valley with rises still occurring north of Oslo. A secondary area of concern will be associated with the releases from Baldhill Dam on the lower Sheyenne. Minor to Major flooding is forecast from Lisbon to Harwood as this wave makes its way downstream. The dry cool weather will continue over the next 7 days with no precipitation events expected to impact river levels. 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... * ...Fargo...on the Red River. * until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 11:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 18.9 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor flooding is forecast. * Minor Flood Stage is 18.0 feet. * Forecast...the river will rise to a crest near 22.5 feet sometime Sunday morning then begin falling. * Impact Statement(s) - At 23.0 feet, North Broadway bridge floods (Fargo/Moorhead).

INSTRUCTIONS

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

38°

Cloudy

Feels like
29° F
Humidity
70%
Chance of rain
0%
Wind
13 mph NNW
Pressure
- inHg
Dew Point
29° F
Last updated at 2:33 PM Oct 23, 2019

Weekly forecast

THU
42°/27°
FRI
52°/31°
SAT
51°/39°
SUN
38°/29°
MON
35°/26°
TUE
31°/25°

48 hour forecast

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