Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1028 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota..
  Mississippi River at Aitkin affecting Aitkin and Crow Wing
    Counties.
  Mississippi River near Fort Ripley affecting Morrison and Crow
    Wing Counties.

.The Mississippi River stage continues to rise at many locations in
northern and central Minnesota due to rainfall earlier this week.
Water levels will remain at or near forecast crests for 36 to 48
hours, with waters gradually receding through the weekend. There is
a slight chance of thunderstorms over the basin this afternoon and
tonight, which is not expected to exacerbate current flooding. Rain
and thunderstorms become likely again Thursday afternoon through
Friday morning. Rainfall amounts of up to 1.25 inches are possible
during that time, which may extend the flooding through the weekend
and into Monday.

&&

MNC001-035-281528-
/O.CON.KDLH.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150531T1800Z/
/ATKM5.1.ER.150526T1245Z.150528T0000Z.150531T0600Z.NO/
1028 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River at Aitkin.
* At  9:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 12.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.3 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage early Sunday
  morning.
* At 12.0 feet...Minor flooding of farmland occurs in the Cedarbrook
  community..
This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.3 feet on Apr 17 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4650 9370 4630 9420 4644 9420 4655 9415
      4665 9370



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MNC035-097-281527-
/O.CON.KDLH.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150601T1200Z/
/FTRM5.1.ER.150527T0900Z.150528T1800Z.150601T0000Z.UU/
1028 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River near Fort Ripley.
* At  9:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.3 feet by
  early afternoon tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage
  Sunday evening.
* 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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