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Flood Warning

1004 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

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

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

.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.


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.


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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