Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
251 PM CDT FRI JUL 4 2014

MNC071-137-060900-
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ST. LOUIS MN-KOOCHICHING MN-
251 PM CDT FRI JUL 4 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEASTERN KOOCHICHING AND
EXTREME NORTHWESTERN ST. LOUIS COUNTIES UNTIL 400 AM CDT SUNDAY...


FLOODING CONTINUED DUE TO HIGH LAKE LEVELS ON RAINY LAKE. THE WATER
SURVEY CANADA GAUGE STATION ON RAINY LAKE NEAR FORT FRANCES
INDICATED LAKE LEVELS HAVE DECREASED SLIGHTLY OVER THE PAST THREE
DAYS. THE LAKE OF THE WOODS CONTROL BOARD IS FORECASTING LAKE
LEVELS TO CONTINUE SLOWLY FALLING...AND RECESSIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
ARE ANTICIPATED DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS. RAIN WILL RETURN TO THE
RAINY LAKE BASIN THIS WEEKEND WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.  SOME STORMS MAY BE SEVERE.  RAIN TOTALS OF 0.75
INCHES TO 1.5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH MONDAY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...SHORELINE
LOCATIONS ALONG RAINY LAKE.

WHILE HIGH WATER IS IMPACTING THE AREA...MANY RESORTS REMAIN OPEN
FOR BUSINESS. VOYAGERS NATIONAL PARK REMAINS OPEN HOWEVER SEVERAL
CAMP SITES IN THE PARK CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.


&&

LAT...LON 4851 9281 4856 9311 4858 9328 4864 9333
      4864 9295 4856 9266 4850 9261

$$

GOHDE








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