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Flood Warning

932 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

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

This river forecast is based on widespread heavy rainfall that
occurred over southern Minnesota last week and forecast precipitation for
the next 24 hours.

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.


932 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

...Flood Warning now expected to end Thursday October 06...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Savage.
* until Thursday October 06.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 701.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 702.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 703.9 feet by early Sunday morning.the
  river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday evening.
* 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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