Bismarck high water.

Allen

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Well, ice can really suck at times:

https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=bis&gage=biwn8

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No significant impacts yet, but this story isn't over by any stretch of the imagination.
 


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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
948 PM CST Wed Feb 28 2024

NDC015-059-010215-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FA.W.0001.240229T0348Z-240301T0215Z/
/00000.0.IJ.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Burleigh ND-Morton ND-
948 PM CST Wed Feb 28 2024

...FLOOD WARNING FOR AN ICE JAM IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 PM CST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Minor flooding due to an ice jam is expected.

* WHERE...The Bismarck and Mandan reach of the Missouri River
located in Burleigh and Morton counties of North Dakota.

* WHEN...Until 815 PM CST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Low-lying areas along the Missouri River shoreline are
at risk of being flooded. Depending on shifts in the current ice
jam, rapid changes in water levels are possible. Any sudden
release of the ice jam could result in sudden rises of water
downstream of the main body of ice, to include rural areas south
of the Heart River on the Mandan side of the river and south of
Fox Island on the Bismarck side.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 814 PM CST, An ice jam in the warned area is causing a
steady rise in water levels. Flooding of low-lying areas is
occurring and expected to continue.
- This includes the following streams and drainages...
Missouri River, Rock Haven Creek, Burnt Creek and Heart
River.
- Some locations that will likely experience flooding include
low-lying areas near the Missouri River from Misty Waters on
down through Fort Lincoln State Park.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law
enforcement and request they pass this information to the National
Weather Service when you can do so safely.

&&
 


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Can’t believe you dorks out west built homes in places where flooding happens on the regular. Sheesh.
Wasn't there something about this on Mandan side years and years ago? Could have swore lakewood wasn't supposed to be built. Something about the city commission in mandan saying no to making it residential and a developer saying if you don't I am pulling all my business from Bis/Man and heading to AZ?...not sure but thought that was a deal....back in the day.
 

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Wasn't there something about this on Mandan side years and years ago? Could have swore lakewood wasn't supposed to be built. Something about the city commission in mandan saying no to making it residential and a developer saying if you don't I am pulling all my business from Bis/Man and heading to AZ?...not sure but thought that was a deal....back in the day.
I believe the Corps tried to stop Southport from being built, but I could be wrong.
 

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Guard is dropping all kinds of water on it what a joke let her blow up bitch. Just have to build your house so high now friends have F it no way. At 15.17 now 330. Daughter not happy another 3 feet hang on baby.
 

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Get a bunch of firecrackers! And sandbags! The Gov. will jump in and help!
 


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When the toilet is plugged quit flushing.

Drop the output at the dam to help let what’s in the system drain out. Since we now have all these wind turbines the electrical generation from the dam should no longer be needed
 

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When the toilet is plugged quit flushing.

Drop the output at the dam to help let what’s in the system drain out. Since we now have all these wind turbines the electrical generation from the dam should no longer be needed
They are dropping the discharge rate at Garrison but it takes 3 days for that water to make it to Bismarck so it's not like turning off the faucet on an overflowing sink.

Allen would know better but it seems depending on the nature of the ice jam that dropping the flow could further lock it in
 


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I believe the Corps tried to stop Southport from being built, but I could be wrong.
This is correct from what I have also heard. We had a democratic delegation in Congress at the time. One of them sat on a very important committee to the Corps from what I understand.
 

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Guard is dropping all kinds of water on it what a joke let her blow up bitch. Just have to build your house so high now friends have F it no way. At 15.17 now 330. Daughter not happy another 3 feet hang on baby.

Only an idiot who hasn't done their homework would legitimately try to blow up ice.
 

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Video of the guard opening it up with helicopters/water.

Friend who works for the corps said the release change was adjusted and went into effect in the early AM Thursday to keep the power supply and water schedule stable. Looks like it worked, although I’m sure you brilliant minds would have done it better.
 


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