McHenry Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 10:54 AM CDT on July 23, 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Willow Creek near Willow City. * Until further notice. * At 10:00 am Wednesday the stage was 11.4 feet. * Flood stage is 10.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 11.5 feet by this afternoon. Additional rises may be possible thereafter. * Impact...at 11.5 feet...overflow occurs on left bank.

Fld observed forecasts (7am) location stg stg day/time Thu Fri Sat sun Mon

Souris river basin Willow City 10 11.4 Wed 10 am 11.3 11.2 11.0 10.8 10.6

Lat...Lon 4858 10055 4865 10039 4869 10002 4855 10002 4861 10037 4854 10049

1054 am CDT Wed Jul 23 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Souris river near Bantry. * Until further notice. * At 10:00 am Wednesday the stage was 12.3 feet. * Flood stage is 11.0 feet. * Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 12.3 feet by this afternoon. Additional rises may be possible thereafter. * Impact...at 11.5 feet...water begins crossing the Road several hundred feet to the left of the bridge. No towns or major roads are flooded.

Fld observed forecasts (7am) location stg stg day/time Thu Fri Sat sun Mon

Souris river basin Bantry 11 12.3 Wed 10 am 12.3 12.1 12.0 11.8 11.5

Lat...Lon 4875 10088 4875 10080 4852 10039 4845 10037 4845 10047 4860 10076

1054 am CDT Wed Jul 23 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Souris river near Towner. * Until Wednesday July 30. * Flood stage is 52.0 feet. * Forecast...the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 53.7 feet this afternoon. * Impact...at 54.0 feet...flood problems begin, agricultural land and Meadows affected. Moderate flood stage.

Fld observed forecasts (7am) location stg stg day/time Thu Fri Sat sun Mon

Souris river basin Towner 52 M 53.4 53.0 52.7 52.4 52.1

Lat...Lon 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037 4821 10045 4807 10085

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:59 am CDT on July 23, 2014

...Summary of flood products as of Wednesday morning...

Flood warnings remain in the Souris river basin for the Souris river near Towner...Bantry...and Westhope...along with Willow Creek near Willow City.

Little runoff was observed in the Souris river from the most recent rains. Similarly...another round of precipitation on Thursday is not likely to alter the overall downward trend in water levels along the Souris. In general...the Souris river near Towner and Bantry along with Willow Creek near Willow City will all fall to below flood stage early next week. The Souris river near Westhope will remain above flood stage until some time in early August.

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