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NDC101-120345-

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
931 PM CDT MON APR 11 2011

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF WARD
COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

REPORTS INDICATE THAT BURLINGTON DAM NUMBER ONE APPEARS TO BE
ERODING. FURTHERMORE…RUNOFF FROM SNOWMELT IS ITSELF CAUSING
RAPID WATER RISES ON THE DES LACS RIVER BETWEEN BURLINGTON DAM
NUMBER ONE AND BURLINGTON. WHILE IT IS UNCERTAIN IF A FAILURE WILL
OCCUR…WARD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ADVISES THOSE IN LOW
LYING AREAS OF BURLINGTON AND THE PROJECT ROAD AREA TO BE VIGILANT
FOR RAPIDLY RISING WATER AND BE PREPARED TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES ON
SHORT NOTICE. UPDATES WILL FOLLOW AS MORE INFORMATION BECOMES
AVAILABLE.

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AYD