Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
201 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

MNC149-151-211300-
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STEVENS MN-SWIFT MN-
201 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN SWIFT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
  STEVENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

* UNTIL 800 AM CDT

* AT 159 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
  WARNED AREA. RADAR ESTIMATED 2-3 INCHES HAD ALREADY FALLEN...WITH
  ANOTHER 2-3 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
  SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...MORRIS...
  LAKE HATTIE AND LAKE OLIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER COVERED BRIDGES...DIPS... OR LOW WATER
CROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM... EVEN A SMALL
ONE...ON FOOT OR IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4575 9626 4577 9625 4577 9576 4539 9574
      4522 9611 4525 9613 4540 9612 4540 9624
      4541 9626

$$

JRB







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