Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1042 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

MNC023-067-073-127-129-151-173-171245-
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Lac qui Parle MN-Chippewa MN-Redwood MN-Yellow Medicine MN-Swift MN-
Kandiyohi MN-Renville MN-
1042 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

The National Weather Service in The Twin Cities has issued a

* Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in...
  Eastern Lac qui Parle County in west central Minnesota...
  Chippewa County in west central Minnesota...
  Central Redwood County in southwestern Minnesota...
  Yellow Medicine County in west central Minnesota...
  Swift County in west central Minnesota...
  Western Kandiyohi County in central Minnesota...
  Western Renville County in central Minnesota...

* Until 745 AM CDT Thursday

* At 1039 PM CDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain will
  cause lowland flooding. Two to five inches of rain have have
  already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Willmar, Montevideo, Redwood Falls, Benson, Granite Falls, Olivia,
  Madison, Dawson, Appleton, Clara City, Renville and Clarkfield.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the
warned area through the early morning hours of Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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LAT...LON 4518 9609 4541 9576 4541 9504 4439 9496
      4441 9556 4449 9560 4462 9561 4463 9563
      4465 9624 4501 9626

$$

DWE



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