Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
854 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Wisconsin...

  Eau Claire River NEAR Fall Creek affecting Chippewa and Eau Claire
  Counties
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Wisconsin...

  Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties

.Overview...Runoff from snowmelt and rainfall on Monday of between one
half and one inch 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.

&&

WIC017-035-220324-
/O.CAN.KMPX.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170223T1708Z/
/FLCW3.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
854 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Eau Claire River NEAR Fall Creek.
* At  5:20 PM Tuesday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest below flood stage at 10.0 feet
  early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Some park and agricultural lands become
  inundated.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...River currents become dangerous for
  recreational users.

&&

LAT...LON 4481 9137 4480 9130 4476 9123 4478 9121 4482 9127 4483 9139


$$

WIC011-091-230854-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0002.170223T2248Z-170228T1800Z/
/DURW3.1.ER.170223T2248Z.170225T0600Z.170228T0000Z.NO/
854 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...Flood Warning now expected to end Tuesday February 28...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Chippewa River at Durand.
* from Thursday afternoon to Tuesday February 28.
* At  7:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 14.7 feet by early Saturday morning.the
  river will fall below flood stage by Monday evening.
* 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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