Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
810 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

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

.THE CHIPPEWA RIVER CONTINUES TO SLOWLY RISE DUE TO THE RUNOFF
FROM THE SPRING SNOW MELT AND RECENT RAINFALL. THE CHIPPEWA RIVER
AT DURAND HAS ALREADY RISEN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. ANY ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL ALONG THE CHIPPEWA RIVER BASIN UPSTREAM FROM EAU CLAIRE
COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE THE RIVER TO RISE AND REACH FLOOD STAGE
ON MONDAY. HOWEVER...IT APPEARS THE RIVER MAY HAVE CRESTED AT EAU
CLAIRE AND WILL START TO FALL EARLY THIS WEEK. IF THIS IS THE CASE
AND THE HEAVIER RAIN DOES INDEED MISS THE CHIPPEWA RIVER TONIGHT...THE
WATCH WILL BE CANCELED EARLY ON MONDAY.

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DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MENOMONIE...BOYCEVILLE...DURAND...
PEPIN...EAU CLAIRE...ALTOONA
810 PM CDT SUN APR 13 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

* SNOW MELT AND RAINFALL MAY PUSH THE CHIPPEWA RIVER AT EAU CLAIRE
  ABOVE FLOOD STAGE ON MONDAY.

* 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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