Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WGUS83 KDLH 290413
FLSDLH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1113 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

MNC071-137-291200-
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ST. LOUIS MN-KOOCHICHING MN-
1113 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH MN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN ST. LOUIS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...
  KOOCHICHING COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

* UNTIL 700 AM CDT MONDAY

* AT 1045 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED HEAVY RAIN IN
  LITTLEFORK DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING.
  UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
  OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT FOR AREA SOUTH OF A
  LINE FROM LITTLEFORK TO KABETOGAMA.


* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LITTLEFORK...NETT LAKE...ORR...BIG FALLS...ASH LAKE...KABETOGAMA...
  CRANE LAKE...CUSSON...LOMAN...MARGIE...BUYCK...PELLAND...MANITOU...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 4865 9423 4862 9383 4852 9380 4853 9355
      4857 9345 4858 9346 4849 9270 4846 9271
      4844 9266 4845 9251 4841 9245 4835 9247
      4828 9240 4799 9239 4802 9441 4869 9442

$$

GOHDE



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