Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
958 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...Wisconsin..
  Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County
  Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties

.Overview...
This river forecasts are based on observed precipitation of 3-5
inches over the past week. The National Weather Service will
monitor this developing situation and issue followup statements as
conditions or forecasts change.

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.

&&

MNC015-240858-
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170526T0200Z/
/NWUM5.1.ER.170521T2345Z.170523T0600Z.170525T0800Z.NO/
958 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River at New Ulm.
* until Thursday evening.
* At  9:00 PM Monday the stage was 11.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is cresting tonight and will fall below flood stage
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact low lying
  areas...and some roads along the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4433 9448 4427 9441 4422 9470 4430 9470

$$

WIC011-091-240858-
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170526T0000Z/
/DURW3.2.ER.170519T1307Z.170521T1245Z.170525T0600Z.NO/
958 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Chippewa River at Durand.
* until Thursday evening.
* At  8:45 PM Monday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Thursday morning.
* 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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