Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WGUS43 KDLH 121523
FLWDLH
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1023 AM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MINNESOTA...

  MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN AFFECTING AITKIN COUNTY
.WARM CONDITIONS OVER THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS IS RESULTING IN SNOW MELT
RUNOFF ACROSS THE AREA. IN ADDITON TO SNOW MELT...RAIN HAS FALLEN
IN THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI BASIN DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. PRIOR TO
APRIL 8TH THERE WERE 3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT ACROSS THE
MISSISSIPPI HEADWATER BASIN. THE SNOW MELT COMBINED WITH NEW RAIN OF
0.3 INCHES TO 0.75 INCHES IS RESULTING IN SPRING FLOODING.
RAIN HAS ENDED ACROSS THE BASIN AND ADDITIONAL SNOW MELT WILL SLOW
DUE TO COOLER TEMPERATURES INTO THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...

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.

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MNC001-132123-
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/ATKM5.1.RS.140412T1245Z.140415T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1023 AM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.1 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 13.2 FEET BY
  EARLY TUESDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* AT 12.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF FARMLAND OCCURS..
THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 14.1 FEET ON MAY 17 1999.


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



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