Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WGUS83 KDLH 240135
FLSDLH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
835 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

  Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley affecting Morrison and Crow Wing
  Counties

.High water continues moving through the upper Mississippi River basin
from heavy rain which fell one week ago. At this time the river level
at Fort Ripley has peaked and is displaying a slow recession.  However,
additional rain is expected Sunday night into Monday which will likely
result in rising river levels early next week.  This river forecast
contains 24 hours of forecast precipitation and does not reflect
flow increases due to rain on Sunday night and Monday.

&&

MNC035-097-241400-
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/FTRM5.1.ER.150520T1900Z.150522T1700Z.150524T0200Z.UU/
835 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley.
* At  7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tonight.
* 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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