Friday, August 14th Weather

AN AREA OF HEAVY RAIN IN A STRONG THUNDERSTORM HAS CREATED PROBLEMS,ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AREAS.

 

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for...
  Central Barnes County in southeastern North Dakota...
  Northwestern Cass County in southeastern North Dakota...
  Southeastern Steele County in southeastern North Dakota...

* Until 345 PM CDT Friday.

* At 932 AM CDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or
  expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. Between 2 and 3
  inches of rain have fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Valley City, Page, Sanborn, Rogers, Eckelson, Colgate, Pillsbury,
  Urbana and Bald Hill Dam.
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A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 2:00 PM FOR PARTS OF EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTHERN MINNESOTA.  EXPECT BRIEF
VERY HEAVY RAIN, HIGH WINDS AND SOME SMALL HAIL IS POSSIBLE.
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FLASH FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR WILKIN, PARTS OF OTTERTAIL, NORTHEAST NORMAN, POLK AND PARTS OF MARSHALL COUNTIES OF
WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MINNESOTA.   RADAR INDICATING OVER 5 INCHES OF RAIN IN THESE AREAS.