Statement as of 8:02 PM MDT on March 15, 2014
... Wintry mix possible north and central Sunday night into Monday
morning... followed by the potential for accumulating snow
statewide Monday night into Tuesday...
A light wintry mix of rain... sleet... and freezing rain is
forecast to develop across northern and central North Dakota
Sunday night into Monday morning. As temperatures warm during the
day Monday the precipitation will change to mainly rain. The rain
is then expected to change over to snow from north to south
through Monday night. As this changeover occurs... there is
potential for a period of mixed precipitation. Snow accumulations
will be possible through Tuesday. In addition to the snow... gusty
northerly winds are forecast to develop during the day
Tuesday... and could potentially create blowing snow hazards.
Much uncertainty remains on the impacts associated with this storm
system. Those planning travel or working outdoors are encouraged
to check back for the latest forecast information.
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:15 PM CDT on March 15, 2014
... Here is a summary of flood products in effect for western and
central North Dakota as of Saturday evening...
Note that ice was affecting creeks and rivers and until that ice
clears... significant fluctuations in water levels are likely.
Flood warnings are in effect for these areas... in the Missouri
The Missouri River near Williston affecting Williams and McKenzie
counties. Moderate to major flooding is occurring and is forecast to
Little Missouri River at Medora affecting Billings and Golden
Valley counties. Minor flooding is forecast due to ice jams.
Cannonball river at Breien affecting Morton and Sioux counties.
Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue until
Souris river near Towner affecting McHenry County. Minor flooding is
forecast by late Tuesday.
In southwest North Dakota... the little Missouri through Bowman and
slope counties. Ice jam flooding causing rapid fluctuations in water
levels should be nearing an end.
For details... visit www.Weather.Gov/bis. For information on river
stages and forecasts click on the rivers and lakes tab near the top
of the main Page.