Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
345 AM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS MORNING MAY BRING
ADDITIONAL FLOODING TO ALREADY SATURATED AREAS...

.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH NORTH ACROSS
MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN THROUGH DAYBREAK THIS MORNING. WHILE
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE EXCESSIVE...SATURATED
SOILS ARE NOT ABLE TO ABSORB MUCH WATER WHICH COULD RESULT IN
CONSIDERABLE RUNOFF. FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ON STREAMS...URBAN
AREAS...AND LOW LYING AREAS. THE RAIN MAY ALSO DELAY RECOVERY FROM
ONGOING FLOODING.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH
CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN THIS
MORNING.

MNZ076-077-083>085-092-093-251200-
/O.CON.KMPX.FF.A.0009.000000T0000Z-160925T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LE SUEUR-RICE-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...MANKATO...
WASECA...OWATONNA...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
345 AM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...BLUE EARTH...FARIBAULT...FREEBORN...LE SUEUR...RICE...
  STEELE AND WASECA.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO ONE HALF INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS ARE POSSIBLE. SINCE THE GROUND IS ALREADY
  SATURATED AND FLOODING IS ONGOING IN MANY AREAS...ADDITIONAL
  RAIN MAY DELAY RECOVERY OR SLIGHTLY EXACERBATE FLOODING. FLASH
  FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ON STREAMS AND IN URBAN AND LOW LYING
  AREAS.

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.

&&

$$

MNZ063-070-078-WIZ023>028-251500-
/O.CON.KMPX.FF.A.0009.000000T0000Z-160925T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WASHINGTON-DAKOTA-GOODHUE-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-
EAU CLAIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STILLWATER...HASTINGS...RED WING...
HUDSON...RIVER FALLS...PRESCOTT...MENOMONIE...DURAND...
CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE
345 AM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN MINNESOTA...DAKOTA...GOODHUE AND
  WASHINGTON. IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...CHIPPEWA...DUNN...EAU
  CLAIRE...PEPIN...PIERCE AND ST. CROIX.

* UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO ONE HALF INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS ARE POSSIBLE. SINCE THE GROUND IS ALREADY
  SATURATED AND FLOODING IS ONGOING IN MANY AREAS... ADDITIONAL
  RAIN MAY DELAY RECOVERY OR SLIGHTLY EXACERBATE FLOODING. FLASH
  FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ON STREAMS AND IN URBAN AND LOW LYING
  AREAS.

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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