Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
872
WGUS63 KMPX 250208
FFAMPX

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
908 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT MAY BRING ADDITIONAL
FLOODING TO ALREADY SATURATED AREAS...

.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PUSH EASTWARD ACROSS MINNESOTA
AND WISCONSIN OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY 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 IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
AND EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN INTO
SUNDAY 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
908 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

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 SUNDAY

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1/2 TO 1 INCH ARE LIKELY...WITH HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THUNDERSTORMS.

* THE RAIN MAY COME IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. 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>028-251200-
/O.CON.KMPX.FF.A.0009.160925T0500Z-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
908 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY 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.

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1/2 TO 1 INCH ARE LIKELY...WITH HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THUNDERSTORMS.

* THE RAIN MAY COME IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. 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.

&&

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.