Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1004 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...


  Minnesota River at Henderson affecting Le Sueur...Scott and Sibley
  Counties
  Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Carver and Scott Counties
  Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota...Hennepin and Scott
  Counties


.Overview...This river forecast is based on widespread heavy rainfall that
occurred over southern Minnesota last week. It also includes the less then
0.05 inches of rainfall anticipated this afternoon through this evening
for the area of concern. Dry weather will be seen Wednesday through
Sunday across the region.


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.

&&

MNC079-139-143-282104-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160930T0200Z/
/HENM5.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160927T1800Z.160929T0800Z.NO/
1004 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...Flood Warning now expected to end Thursday morning...The Flood
Warning continues for

  The Minnesota River at Henderson.
* until Thursday morning.
* At  9:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 732.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 732.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 733.0 feet by
  this afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
  morning.
* Impact...At 734.0 feet...The floodwall gates are closed.
* Impact...At 733.7 feet...Highway 93 may be closed due to high water
  south of Henderson and North of US 169.
* Impact...At 733.0 feet...Water begins encroaching on Highway 93
  south of Henderson and north of US 169.
* Impact...At 732.5 feet...Water begins encroaching on highway 19 east
  of Henderson.
* Impact...At 732.0 feet...Water begins impacting residences and
  agricultural buildings north and south of Henderson.

&&

LAT...LON 4446 9399 4446 9388 4460 9379 4466 9382 4461 9393

$$

MNC019-139-282104-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-161003T1200Z/
/JDNM5.1.ER.160926T2145Z.160928T1800Z.161002T1800Z.NO/
1004 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...Flood Warning now expected to end Sunday afternoon...The Flood
Warning continues for

  The Minnesota River near Jordan.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At  9:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 25.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 26.2 feet by
  Wednesday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Sunday afternoon.
* Impact...At 26.7 feet...The bridge at Scott County Road 9 and Carver
  County Road 11/Jonathan Carver Parkway will be closed.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Low lying areas and some roads along the
  river begin to flood and private sanitary sewers may experience
  problems.

&&

LAT...LON 4466 9382 4460 9378 4474 9354 4479 9363 4473 9366

$$

MNC037-053-139-282104-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0017.160929T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/SAVM5.1.ER.160929T1200Z.161001T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1004 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...Flood Warning now expected to continue until further
notice...The Flood Warning continues for

  The Minnesota River at Savage.
* from Thursday morning until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 699.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 702.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
  to rise to near 703.6 feet by Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 702.0 feet...Barge loading stops at Port Cargill, and
  other flood prevention measures are begun. Water begins to impact
  Black Dog Road in Burnsville.
* Impact...At 700.0 feet...Flood waters begin to cover trails at Fort
  Snelling State Park as well as low parts on the Bloomington Ferry
  Bridge trail just east of US 169.

&&

LAT...LON 4484 9348 4484 9330 4491 9322 4482 9312 4473 9342

$$



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