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. ------------------- 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. ---------------- 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.