Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WGUS83 KDLH 250259
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
959 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

MNC001-017-115-137-WIC031-251000-
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ST. LOUIS MN-PINE MN-AITKIN MN-DOUGLAS WI-CARLTON MN-
959 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

...URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR CARLTON...NORTHWESTERN
DOUGLAS...SOUTHEASTERN AITKIN...NORTHWESTERN PINE AND SOUTHEASTERN
ST. LOUIS COUNTIES UNTIL 500 AM CDT MONDAY...

AT 954 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OBSERVERS AND SOCIAL MEDIA
REPORTS INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
ADVISORY AREA. THE HEAVIEST RAIN AT THIS POINT WAS FROM PROCTOR
NORTHEASTWARD ALONG THE NORTH SHORE.

WE HAVE RECEIVED REPORTS OF ABOUT 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL IN A SHORT
AMOUNT OF TIME NEAR DULUTH EAST HIGH SCHOOL FROM ONE OF OUR
OBSERVERS. IN ADDITION...A REAL TIME RAINFALL REPORT FROM THE WLSSD
RAINFALL NETWORK REPORTED ABOUT 2 AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN NEAR
SAINT LUKES HOSPITAL. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL STILL BE POSSIBLE FOR
A TIME THIS EVENING BEFORE MOVING OUT FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST.

RESIDUAL FLOODING WILL STILL BE POSSIBLE FROM SOUTHEASTERN AITKIN
COUNTY...NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH NORTHERN PINE...MUCH OF CARLTON AND
SOUTHEASTERN SAINT LOUIS COUNTY...INCLUDING MOOSE
LAKE...CARLTON...CLOQUET AND DULUTH. PLEASE REMEMBER IT CAN TAKE
SOME TIME FOR WATER THAT HAS FALLEN TO RUNOFF AND MAY CONTINUE TO
CAUSE PROBLEMS EVEN AFTER THE RAIN HAS ENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES... AS WELL AS
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

REPORT FLOODING TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SO THAT THEY
MAY TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO CLOSE FLOODED ROADWAYS. THEY WILL
RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH MN.

&&

LAT...LON 4617 9342 4624 9343 4625 9321 4646 9321
      4687 9221 4714 9180 4692 9180 4690 9188
      4681 9204 4675 9208 4670 9197 4670 9180
      4666 9180 4617 9298

$$

DAP








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