Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
925 AM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...

  Minnesota River at Henderson affecting Le Sueur...Scott and Sibley
  Counties

.Overview...This river forecast is based on an observed widespread heavy rainfall
over southern Minnesota last week. And subsequent lighter rain falls of a
quarter to half inch since Saturday morning...and also the forecast of no
precipitation for the next 24 hours.
The National Weather Service will 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.

&&

MNC079-139-143-262025-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0015.160925T1800Z-160929T0600Z/
/HENM5.1.ER.160925T1800Z.160926T1800Z.160928T1200Z.NO/
925 AM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...Flood Warning now expected to end late Wednesday night...The Flood
Warning continues for The Minnesota River at Henderson.
* from this afternoon to late Wednesday night.
* At  8:30 AM this Sunday morning the stage was 731.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 732.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 732.6 feet by tomorrow early afternoon.the river will
  fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 733.0 feet...Water begins encroaching on Highway 93
  south of Henderson and north of US 169.
* Impact...At 732.5 feet...Water begins encroaching on highway 19 east
  of Henderson.
* Impact...At 732.0 feet...Water begins impacting residences and
  agricultural buildings north and south of Henderson.

&&

LAT...LON 4446 9399 4446 9388 4460 9379 4466 9382 4461 9393

$$
CARLYON



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