Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
626 PM CDT FRI APR 11 2014

...FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR THE CHIPPEWA RIVER IN WISCONSIN...

.THE COMBINATION OF SNOWMELT AND UPCOMING RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO
PUSH LEVELS ON THE CHIPPEWA RIVER UPWARD...POTENTIALLY RESULTING
IN FLOODING. CONFIDENCE HAS INCREASED ENOUGH THAT THE CHIPPEWA
RIVER AT DURAND WAS UPGRADED TO A FLOOD WARNING EARLIER TODAY...
AND THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR OTHER AREAS OF THE RIVER TO REACH FLOOD
STAGE AS WELL.

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DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MENOMONIE...BOYCEVILLE...DURAND...
PEPIN...EAU CLAIRE...ALTOONA
626 PM CDT FRI APR 11 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...DUNN...EAU CLAIRE AND PEPIN.

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOWMELT AND UPCOMING RAINFALL WILL PUSH THE CHIPPEWA RIVER TO
  NEAR OR ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...BEGINNING THIS WEEKEND.

* LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE CHIPPEWA RIVER MAY BE INUNDATED...WITH
  SOME PARKLAND AND ROADS POTENTIALLY BECOMING IMPASSABLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

CONTINUE TO MONITOR UPDATED FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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BORGHOFF




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