Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WGUS83 KDLH 211513
1013 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in

  Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley affecting Morrison and Crow Wing

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


1013 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 10.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.5 feet by
  tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Tuesday morning.
* At 11.0 feet...This will cause minor flooding of rural areas near
  Fort Ripley..
This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.7 feet on Jun 15 2005.


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


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