Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
436 AM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN STEARNS COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
  SOUTHEASTERN POPE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
  NORTHERN MEEKER COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
  WESTERN WRIGHT COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
  NORTHERN KANDIYOHI COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
  NORTHEASTERN SWIFT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT

* AT 434 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO
  THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS
  EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY. SEVERAL RAIN GAUGES IN THE WARNED AREA
  HAVE RECEIVED BETWEEN 2.5 AND 3.5 INCHES OF RAIN SINCE 1 AM.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LITCHFIELD...COLD SPRING...ANNANDALE...MONTROSE...COKATO...
  PAYNESVILLE...MAPLE LAKE...HOWARD LAKE...DASSEL...RICHMOND...
  STARBUCK AND NEW LONDON.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES OR MORE ARE
POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 U.S. HIGHWAY 12 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 94 AND 129.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 8 IN MINNESOTA NEAR MILE MARKER 6.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 71 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 133 AND 156.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4565 9559 4553 9468 4530 9391 4498 9398
      4539 9555

$$

JLT


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