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
953 PM CDT SAT JUL 16 2016

...HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TONIGHT IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

.TRAINING OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA TONIGHT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 6
INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AS LITTLE AS 4 HOURS...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE AS WELL. THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT WILL BE GREATEST
ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM REDWOOD FALLS...TO ST. PETER AND
OWATONNA...WHERE A FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED UNTIL 7 AM
SUNDAY MORNING.

MNZ073>075-082>085-091>093-171100-
/O.NEW.KMPX.FF.A.0003.160717T0253Z-160717T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-
FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST PETER...
ST JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...
ALBERT LEA
953 PM CDT SAT JUL 16 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...

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

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND
  SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTH
  CENTRAL MINNESOTA...BLUE EARTH...BROWN...FARIBAULT...
  FREEBORN...MARTIN...NICOLLET...STEELE...WASECA AND WATONWAN.
  IN SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...REDWOOD.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT SUNDAY

* HEAVY RAINFALL WITH 4 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS IN AS LITTLE AS 4 HOURS.

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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