Flood watch in effect; latest river levels
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a flood watch in effect through Friday evening in Grand Forks and surrounding communities. There is a chance of significant rainfall and flooding as a slow moving weather system will bring pe...
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a flood watch in effect through Friday evening in Grand Forks and surrounding communities. There is a chance of significant rainfall and flooding as a slow moving weather system will bring periods of heavy rain in some areas.
Rainfall amounts of 1 to 1 1/2 inches is possible with this system with localized amounts of over 2 inches. Significant overland and river flooding is possible if the area receives heavy rains.
The following are river levels in selected cities as of this morning, followed by flood stages and projected crests:
Grand Forks-East Grand Forks: 32.52 feet at 4:45 a.m.; 28 feet; 41-foot crest projected late Monday or early Tuesday.
Fargo: 22.16 feet at 4 a.m.; 18 feet; will continue to fall but rain may push crest to 30 feet by late Monday or early Tuesday.
Halstad, Minn.: 20.6 feet at 4 a.m.; 26 feet; crest of 27.5 expected Tuesday.
Olso, Minn.: 28.98 feet at 4:15 a.m.; 26 feet; 33.4 foot crest projected on Tuesday.
Drayton, N.D.: 30.46 feet at 4 a.m.; 32 feet; crest of 40 feet expected Monday.
Pembina, N.D.: 35.54 feet at 4 a.m.; 42 feet; 48.7 foot crest projected by Tuesday.
Other area rivers:
Grafton, N.D. (Park River): 10.7 feet at 4 a.m.; 12 feet; 14.3 foot crest projected late Sunday or early Monday.
Hallock, Minn. (Two Rivers): 803.2 feet above sea level at 4 a.m.; 802 feet; 808.2 projected by Monday.
Hillsboro, N.D. (Goose River): 4.82 feet at 4:30 a.m.; 10 feet; 13.8 foot crest projected late Saturday or early Sunday.
Minto, N.D. (Forest River): 3.41 feet at 4:30 a.m.; 6 feet; 6.25 foot crest occurred Tuesday.
Neche, N.D. (Pembina River): 17.54 feet at 4:45 a.m.; 18 feet; 19.1 foot crest expected Saturday.
Roseau, Minn. (Roseau): 5.54 feet at 4:15 a.m.; 16 feet; crest of 13 feet expected Saturday.