Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
848 PM CDT MON JUL 7 2014

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DOUGLAS WI-IRON WI-BAYFIELD WI-ASHLAND WI-
848 PM CDT MON JUL 7 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH MN HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  CENTRAL ASHLAND COUNTY IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...COPPER FALLS STATE PARK...ASHLAND...
  CENTRAL BAYFIELD COUNTY IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...
  CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...
  NORTHWESTERN IRON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...

* UNTIL 1145 PM CDT

* AT 843 PM CDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN
  ACCUMULATIONS GREATER THAN 2 INCHES IN LESS THAN 2 HOURS OVER
  THE ADVISED AREA.

* ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED THROUGH 1100PM
  TONIGHT.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4626 9154 4625 9213 4653 9213 4652 9150
      4659 9100 4670 9090 4670 9084 4665 9090
      4660 9092 4663 9080 4670 9077 4671 9074
      4660 9056 4651 9022 4640 9013 4638 9013

$$

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