Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
854 PM CDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...VERY FAVORABLE CONDITIONS ARE IN PLACE FOR TORRENTIAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS IN SOME AREAS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA WILL
BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD AND SLOWLY TRACK SOUTHEAST THIS EVENING.
THIS LINE WILL WEAKEN LATE TONIGHT...BUT ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN
COULD DEVELOP MONDAY MORNING. CONDITIONS ARE VERY FAVORABLE FOR
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME WITH THESE
SLOW MOVING STORMS...WHICH COULD RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING.

MNZ047>070-073>077-082>084-091-092-061000-
/O.NEW.KMPX.FF.A.0002.150706T0154Z-150706T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-
LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-
ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-
CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-WATONWAN-
BLUE EARTH-WASECA-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...ST. CLOUD...FOLEY...
ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...MINNEAPOLIS...
BLAINE...ST. PAUL...STILLWATER...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...
HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...
ST. JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH
854 PM CDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA...EAST
  CENTRAL MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...SOUTHWEST
  MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...BENTON...KANDIYOHI...MCLEOD...
  MEEKER...RENVILLE...SHERBURNE...SIBLEY...STEARNS AND WRIGHT.
  IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...ANOKA...CARVER...CHISAGO...
  DAKOTA...HENNEPIN...ISANTI...RAMSEY...SCOTT AND WASHINGTON. IN
  SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...BLUE EARTH...BROWN...FARIBAULT...LE
  SUEUR...MARTIN...NICOLLET...RICE...WASECA AND WATONWAN. IN
  SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...REDWOOD. IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
  CHIPPEWA...LAC QUI PARLE...POPE...STEVENS...SWIFT AND YELLOW
  MEDICINE.

* THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN ARE LIKELY...ESPECIALLY TOWARD SOUTHWEST
  MINNESOTA THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. SOME LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 4
  TO 7 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS...CREEKS...STREAMS...AND URBAN
  AREAS IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

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