Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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WGUS83 KMPX 130122
FLSMPX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
822 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
WISCONSIN..
  CHIPPEWA RIVER AT DURAND AFFECTING BUFFALO AND PEPIN COUNTIES

.OVERVIEW...THIS RIVER FORECAST IS BASED ON SNOWMELT AND
FORECAST PRECIPITATION THROUGH TONIGHT. 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.

&&

WIC011-091-140722-
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140418T1800Z/
/DURW3.1.RS.140412T1115Z.140415T0600Z.140418T0000Z.NO/
822 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CHIPPEWA RIVER AT DURAND.
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  7:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.6 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 14.9 FEET BY
  EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  ON THURSDAY EVENING...AND WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACTS...SOME LOW LYING ROADWAYS HAVE ALREADY BECOME IMPASSABLE.
  AT 13 FEET...BASEMENT FLOODING NEAR THE RIVER IN DURAND BECOMES
  LIKELY.

&&

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

$$



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