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
1016 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

...The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has updated the Forecast Flooding
from Minor to Moderate Severity for the following river in Minnesota...

  Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County

.This river forecast is based on observed precipitation of 3 to 5
inches across the Cottonwood River basin on Saturday night which
has caused the river to rise rapidly. The river is expected to crest
at the lower end of moderate flood stage in New Ulm early Wednesday morning.

The National Weather Service will continue to monitor this developing
situation and issue followup statements as conditions or forecasts change.


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.

&&

MNC015-192116-
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/NWUM5.2.ER.160718T1845Z.160720T0000Z.160721T2100Z.NO/
1016 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Cottonwood River at New Ulm.
* from this afternoon to Friday morning.
* At  9:00 AM Monday the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 13.2 feet by tomorrow evening.the river will fall
  below flood stage by Thursday afternoon...and continue to slowly fall
  thereafter.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact Cottonwood
  Street west of the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4433 9448 4427 9441 4422 9470 4430 9470

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