Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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WGUS83 KMPX 241339
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
839 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Wisconsin...
  Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties
  Eau Claire River NEAR Fall Creek affecting Chippewa and Eau Claire
  Counties

.Overview...This forecast is based heavy rain that fell from earlier
this week and forecast rain of another half inch late tonight.
This will continue to have an impact on the river levels and
the flood threat for the Eau Claire River near Fall Creek and the Chippewa
River near Durand this weekend.
Moderate flooding is occurring on the Eau Claire river near Fall Creek.
Minor flooding is forecast beginning this evening for the Chippewa River
at Durand.

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.

&&

WIC017-035-251434-
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-160925T1434Z/
/FLCW3.3.ER.160923T0251Z.160924T0000Z.160925T0834Z.NR/
839 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Eau Claire River NEAR Fall Creek.
* until Sunday morning.
* At  7:00 AM Saturday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage
  early Sunday.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Roads near the river begin to flood.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Some park and agricultural lands become
  inundated.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...River currents become dangerous for
  recreational users.

&&

LAT...LON 4481 9137 4480 9130 4476 9123 4478 9121 4482 9127 4483 9139


$$

WIC011-091-251939-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0014.160925T0300Z-160926T1800Z/
/DURW3.1.ER.160925T0300Z.160925T0600Z.160926T0000Z.NO/
839 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...Flood Warning now expected to end Monday afternoon...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Chippewa River at Durand.
* from this evening to Monday afternoon.
* At  7:45 AM Saturday the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage this evening and continue to rise
  to near 13.1 feet after midnight tonight.The river will fall below
  flood stage by Sunday evening.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...The basements of businesses along the river
  begin to flood.
* Impact...At 12.5 feet...River Street in downtown Durand begins to
  flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4456 9209 4471 9201 4479 9183 4471 9177 4455 9198

$$



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