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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:00 AM CDT Apr. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ... Halstad... on the Red River.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:30 am Thursday the stage was 33.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...
moderate flooding is forecast.
* Moderate flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 32.0 feet
by Friday mid morning.
* Impact statement(s) - at 33.0 feet, considerable rural and farmland
flooding.


Daily 7am CDT/6am CST forecast stage in feet:

date Fri Sat sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
(month/day) 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01 05/02

Red River
Halstad 32.0 31.1 30.2 29.4 28.6 27.7 26.9


Lat... Lon 4767 9698 4767 9673 4715 9673 4724 9695





951 am CDT Thu Apr 25 2019

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ... Hendrum... on the Wild Rice river (mn).
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:30 am Thursday the stage was 26.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days... minor
flooding is forecast.
* Minor flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 25.5 feet
by Friday mid morning.
* Impact statement(s) - at 28.0 feet, moderate Flood Warning stage.
Agricultural damage starts.


Daily 7am CDT/6am CST forecast stage in feet:

date Fri Sat sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
(month/day) 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30 05/01 05/02

Wild Rice river (mn)
Hendrum 25.5 24.6 23.7 22.7 21.8 20.9 20.1


Lat... Lon 4732 9656 4722 9653 4715 9673 4724 9684 4734 9683





Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 1:56 PM CDT Apr. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening
for low humidity and gusty winds for eastern North Dakota and
northwest Minnesota...

* affected area... in Minnesota... fire weather zones 001... 002...
003... 004... 005... 007... 008... 013... 014... 015... 022... 027...
029... 030 and 040. In North Dakota... fire weather zones 006...
007... 008... 014... 015... 016... 024... 026... 027... 028... 029...
030... 038... 039... 049... 052... 053 and 054.

* Timing... humidity values will decrease by midday and strong
winds will move across the region from the northwest to
southeast through the afternoon resulting in critical fire
weather conditions.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 20 percent.

* Temperatures... in the upper 50s.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.




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