Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WGUS83 KDLH 210143
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
843 PM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota..
  Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley affecting Morrison and Crow
  Wing Counties

.Heavy rainfall late last week and over this past weekend has resulted in river
 rises in the Mississippi River Basin. The Mississippi River at Fort Ripley is
 currently at flood stage and will remain above flood stage through Monday
 morning. Dry conditions are forecast through Friday. Additional rainfall is
 possible this weekend, which could contribute to continued flooding early next
 week.

&&

MNC035-097-220143-
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/FTRM5.1.ER.150520T1900Z.150522T1200Z.150525T0600Z.UU/
843 PM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.3 feet by
  Friday morning. The river will fall below flood stage early Monday
  morning.
* At 11.0 feet...This will cause minor flooding of rural areas near
  Fort Ripley..

&&



LAT...LON 4644 9420 4630 9420 4617 9423 4616 9440
      4626 9442

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