Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
959 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

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

  Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County

.Overview...This river forecast is based on observed heavy rainfall of
7 TO 10 inches from Wednesday August 16 through Thursday August 17.
The area has received even more rainfall since Thursday.
The National Weather Service will monitor this developing situation and
issue followup statements as conditions or forecasts change.


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.


959 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...Flood Warning now expected to end Monday afternoon...The Flood
Warning continues for the Redwood River near Redwood Falls.
* from late tonight to Monday afternoon.
* At 9:30 AM Saturday the stage was 5.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to flood stage after midnight
* Impact...At 6.0 feet, Low lying areas, mainly farmland, and some roads
  along the river begin to experience flooding.


LAT...LON 4458 9514 4453 9505 4444 9539 4451 9546



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