Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1249 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

MNZ060>062-261900-
ANOKA-RAMSEY-HENNEPIN-
1249 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...VERY HEAVY RAIN AND LOCALIZED MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED...

VERY HEAVY RAIN WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL AFFECT
THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

ANOKA...RAMSEY...HENNEPIN...

AT 1248 PM CDT...VERY HEAVY RAIN WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED
FLOODING WAS OVER MAINLY NORTHERN RAMSEY COUNTY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...MAPLEWOOD...ROSEVILLE...FRIDLEY...SHOREVIEW...
WHITE BEAR LAKE...NEW BRIGHTON...LINO LAKES...COLUMBIA HEIGHTS...
VADNAIS HEIGHTS AND MOUNDS VIEW.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

LAT...LON 4522 9303 4519 9302 4513 9302 4512 9299
      4511 9298 4503 9299 4496 9329 4511 9328
TIME...MOT...LOC 1748Z 180DEG 0KT 4509 9307
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