Flood Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1053 PM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

MNC109-180545-
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OLMSTED MN-
1053 PM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL OLMSTED COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...

* UNTIL 1245 AM CDT

* AT 1052 PM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED HEAVY RAIN IN
  CENTRAL OLMSTED COUNTY...INCLUDING ROCHESTER...DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. UP
  TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ROCHESTER...STEWARTVILLE...EYOTA...ELGIN...MARION...HIGH FOREST...
  PLEASANT GROVE...DOUGLAS...VIOLA...CHESTER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4413 9261 4413 9232 4411 9232 4411 9221
      4385 9221 4385 9245 4384 9245 4384 9261

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