Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1027 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVERNIGHT IN A VERY MOIST
AIRMASS LEADING TO HEAVY RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 3 INCHES PER
HOUR. IF THIS HAPPENS FLASH FLOODING COULD DEVELOP QUICKLY IN
URBAN AREAS AND NEAR SMALL STREAMS.

MNZ051>053-059>063-066>070-075>078-083>085-092-093-WIZ023-024-026-
201130-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-
BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-
PEPIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...
MONTICELLO...MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...ST PAUL...STILLWATER...
HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS...ST PETER...
LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...RED WING...MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...
BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA...HUDSON...RIVER FALLS...PRESCOTT...
DURAND
1027 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN MINNESOTA...ANOKA...BLUE EARTH...
  CARVER...CHISAGO...DAKOTA...FARIBAULT...FREEBORN...GOODHUE...
  HENNEPIN...ISANTI...LE SUEUR...MCLEOD...NICOLLET...RAMSEY...
  RICE...SCOTT...SHERBURNE...SIBLEY...STEELE...WASECA...
  WASHINGTON AND WRIGHT. IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...PEPIN...
  PIERCE AND ST. CROIX.

* UNTIL 10 AM CDT WEDNESDAY

* THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND MOVE VERY SLOWLY.

* RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR ARE LIKELY IN THE
  HEAVIER THUNDERSTORMS. LOCALIZED TOTALS OVER 3 INCHES ARE
  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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