The North Dakota Department of Transportation says there's water over
the road on Highway 32 in three different spots near Lankin. One is six-miles north
of the US Highway Two junction, one's 14-miles north, and another large amount of
water's north of the Fordville junction and no cars were allowed there, only pickups
Runoff is continuing. Watch roads closely.
Snowpack is still melting in the Devils Lake Basin and northern Minnesota.
Runoff is going to be significant. DO NOT drive through water crossing the road.
Flood warnings continue for:
The Park River at Grafton was at approximately nine feet and is on its way to
major flood stage of 14-point-five-feet Wednesday, May first. It'll reach minor
flood stage of 12-feet early Monday morning and 14-point-one-feet Tuesday
The Forest River at Minto is expected to go over minor flood stage of six
feet Monday afternoon. The highest level is expected to be eight-point-five-feet
early Wednesday. It holds there until Thursday when it begins falling gradually.
There is moderate flooding on Two Rivers at Hallock, Minnesota. Early Monday
morning it'll be one-foot below major flood stage. Its highest forecasted level is
809-point-five-feet above sea level. That's one-half foot below major flood stage.
It is expected to start a gradual drop Tuesday evening.
There's a flood warning for the Pembina River at Walhalla, where it'll go over
flood stage Sunday night and rise to a crest between eleven and 13-feet Monday
through next Saturday. At Neche, the Pembina River will exceed flood stage Monday
afternoon and reach nearly 21-feet Tuesday before beginning a gradual fall Thursday.
Here's what the National Weather Service says is happening on the mainstem
At Oslo there's moderate flooding right now. The Red will continue increasing
to 34-point-five-feet Monday morning. It'll continue to major flood stage of 36-feet Tuesday
evening at seven-pm and continue up to 36-and-a-half-feet Wednesday evening and
37-feet early next Saturday morning.
At Drayton the Red River will go over flood stage of 32-feet Sunday evening.
It'll go over moderate flood stage of 38-feet Thursday morning. The highest forecast
on the Red at Drayton so far is 41-feet next Saturday morning.
At Pembina, the Red River's going to reach 40-feet Monday morning. That's
one foot over minor flood stage. It'll exceed moderate flood stage of 44-feet Tuesday
afternoon. The highest forecasted elevation for the Red River at Pembina right now
is 48-point-seven-feet early next Saturday morning-49-feet is major flood stage.
These forecasts are not crests. They're the highest elevations expected
so far. Weather will affect them.
Rain showers are in the forecast Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.
That's the latest flood information.