Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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WGUS83 KMPX 011359
FLSMPX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
859 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...

  Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Carver and Scott Counties
  Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota...Hennepin and Scott
  Counties

.Overview...
This river forecast is based on widespread heavy rainfall that
occurred over southern Minnesota last week and forecast precipitation for
the next 24 hours. Conditions will remain dry across the warned area into
Monday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas.  Turn Around...Don`t Drown.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station
for the latest information concerning this flood event.

&&

MNC019-139-021959-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-161004T0300Z/
/JDNM5.1.ER.160926T2145Z.160929T1000Z.161003T0900Z.NO/
859 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...Flood Warning now expected to end Monday evening...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River near Jordan.
* until Monday evening.
* At  8:45 AM Saturday the stage was 26.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Monday morning.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Low lying areas and some roads along the
  river begin to flood and private sanitary sewers may experience
  problems.

&&

LAT...LON 4466 9382 4460 9378 4474 9354 4479 9363 4473 9366

$$

MNC037-053-139-021959-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-161004T1200Z/
/SAVM5.1.ER.000000T0000Z.161001T0900Z.161003T1800Z.NO/
859 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...Flood Warning now expected to end Tuesday morning...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Savage.
* until Tuesday morning.
* At  8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 702.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 702.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Monday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 702.0 feet...Barge loading stops at Port Cargill, and
  other flood prevention measures are begun. Water begins to impact
  Black Dog Road in Burnsville.
* Impact...At 700.0 feet...Flood waters begin to cover trails at Fort
  Snelling State Park as well as low parts on the Bloomington Ferry
  Bridge trail just east of US 169.

&&

LAT...LON 4484 9348 4484 9330 4491 9322 4482 9312 4473 9342

$$
ETA



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