McHenry Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 11:53 AM CDT on March 31, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Souris river near Bantry.
* Until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Tuesday the stage was 10.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... remain near flood stage.
* Impact... at 11.0 feet... flood waters affect farmland or wooded areas
in Refuge. Due to relative flatness of the area within reach of the
gage, a rather large area becomes flooded. Damage is to crops and
farm buildings.



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

Souris river basin
Bantry 11 10.9 Tue 11 am 11.0 11.1 11.1 11.1 11.2



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





1153 am CDT Tue Mar 31 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Souris river near Towner.
* Until further notice.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 53.4
feet Saturday evening.
* Impact... at 53.0 feet... no significant flood problems.



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

Souris river basin
Towner 52 M 52.7 52.9 53.2 53.3 53.4


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





Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:27 AM MDT on April 01, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am CDT /10 am MDT/
this morning to 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ this evening for for gusty
winds... low humidity... and dry vegetation for most of North
Dakota...

* affected area... fire weather zone 001 Divide... fire weather
zone 002 Burke... fire weather zone 003 Renville... fire weather
zone 004 Bottineau... fire weather zone 005 Rolette... fire
weather zone 009 Williams... fire weather zone 010 Mountrail...
fire weather zone 011 Ward... fire weather zone 012 McHenry...
fire weather zone 013 Pierce... fire weather zone 017
McKenzie... fire weather zone 018 Dunn... fire weather zone 019
Mercer... fire weather zone 020 Oliver... fire weather zone 021
McLean... fire weather zone 022 Sheridan... fire weather zone
023 Wells... fire weather zone 025 Foster... fire weather zone
031 Golden Valley... fire weather zone 032 Billings... fire
weather zone 033 Stark... fire weather zone 034 Morton... fire
weather zone 035 Burleigh... fire weather zone 036 Kidder...
fire weather zone 037 Stutsman... fire weather zone 040
slope... fire weather zone 041 Hettinger... fire weather zone
042 Grant... fire weather zone 043 Bowman... fire weather zone
044 Adams... fire weather zone 045 Sioux... fire weather zone
046 Emmons... fire weather zone 047 Logan... fire weather zone
048 La Moure... fire weather zone 050 McIntosh and fire weather
zone 051 Dickey.

* Winds... west with gusts to 45 mph.

* Timing... today.

* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent.

* Temperatures... around 60 degrees.

* Impacts... any fires could spread rapidly and show erratic
behavior. Dangerous burning conditions will exist.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.




Record Report
Statement as of 7:35 PM CDT on March 31, 2015