Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1252 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

MNZ078-085-093-WIZ023>026-200745-
FREEBORN-GOODHUE-STEELE-PEPIN-ST. CROIX-DUNN-PIERCE-
1252 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

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

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

FREEBORN...GOODHUE...STEELE...PEPIN...ST. CROIX...DUNN...PIERCE...

AT 1250 AM CDT...VERY HEAVY RAIN WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED
FLOODING WAS OVER MENOMONIE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RED WING...MENOMONIE...ELLSWORTH...PINE ISLAND...ZUMBROTA...
BLOOMING PRAIRIE...DURAND...HAMMOND...BALDWIN...KENYON...
WOODVILLE AND GLENWOOD CITY.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

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 4382 9338 4420 9308 4420 9305 4424 9305
      4516 9229 4484 9165 4481 9165 4459 9187
      4458 9203 4441 9209 4445 9224 4445 9243
      4437 9243 4436 9255 4420 9256 4419 9305
      4371 9306
TIME...MOT...LOC 0550Z 180DEG 0KT 4439 9272
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