Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
940 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a flood warning
for the following rivers in Minnesota...

  Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley affecting Crow Wing and Morrison
  Counties

.Snowmelt water and rainfall from Monday will flow through
streams, rivers, and tributaries through this week. The abnormally
warm weather has been steadily melting snow over the past several
days. This in combination with up to three quarters of an inch of
rainfall on Monday will result in modest rises on the Mississippi
River. Water levels are forecast to reach flood stage on Friday at
Fort Ripley. People with interests near area streams and rivers
are encouraged to monitor the latest forecasts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for further updates...

For the most recent river information go to our web page at
www.weather.gov/dlh
and visit the AHPS/River information section for complete details.

Turn around, don`t drown. Don`t drive through flooded areas.

&&

MNC035-097-221540-
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940 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley.
* from late Friday night until further notice.
* At  8:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 8.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Saturday morning and
  continue to rise to near 10.6 feet by Monday morning.
* At 11.0 feet...This will cause minor flooding of rural areas near
  Fort Ripley..
This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.2 feet on May 18 1999.

&&



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

$$

BJH



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