Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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WGUS83 KMPX 230242
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
842 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Wisconsin..
  Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties

.Overview...Runoff from snowmelt and moderate rainfall that fell on
Monday onto frozen ground will continue to produce rising water levels
on the Chippewa River. The National Weather Service will continue to
monitor this developing situation and issue followup statements as
conditions or forecasts change.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas.  Turn Around...Don`t Drown.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station
for the latest information concerning this flood event.

&&

WIC011-091-240842-
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0002.170223T1330Z-170228T0600Z/
/DURW3.1.ER.170223T1330Z.170225T0600Z.170227T1200Z.NO/
842 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Chippewa River at Durand.
* from Thursday morning to late Monday night.
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
  to rise to near 14.8 feet by early Saturday morning.the river will
  fall below flood stage by Monday morning...and continue to slowly
  fall thereafter.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...The basements of businesses along the river
  begin to flood.
* Impact...At 12.5 feet...River Street in downtown Durand begins to
  flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4456 9209 4471 9201 4479 9183 4471 9177 4455 9198

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