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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1151 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING THIS AFTERNOON FOR WESTERN MINNESOTA...

.A Red Flag Warning remains in effect from noon to 7 PM CDT today
for western Minnesota. South winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph are expected as humidity levels drop to less than 25
mph this afternoon.

MNZ041>043-047>049-054>058-064>067-073>075-082-083-091-092-200000-
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.W.0002.171019T1700Z-171020T0000Z/
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-
Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-
Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Martin-Faribault-
1151 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS FOR WESTERN MINNESOTA...

* AFFECTED AREA...areas along and west of line from Blue Earth to
  Little Falls.

* WIND...south 15 to 20 mph with gusts around 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY...less than 25 percent and perhaps as low as 20
  percent.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$




Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
947 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

  Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle and
  Yellow Medicine Counties

.Overview...

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.

&&

MNC023-073-173-202047-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-171025T0600Z/
/MVOM5.1.ER.000000T0000Z.171013T0000Z.171024T1200Z.NO/
947 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* until Tuesday night.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 14.8 feet by this afternoon.
  The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Low lying areas and some roads along the
  river begin flooding, along with some basements of houses along the
  river.

&&

LAT...LON 4503 9578 4492 9562 4486 9570 4497 9587

$$
AMK




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
324 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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200830-
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-
Kandiyohi-Meeker-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-Scott-Dakota-
Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-
Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-Polk-Barron-Rusk-
St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Eau Claire-
324 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central and
southern Minnesota...and west central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Low humidity levels, and gusty winds, will combine late today to
elevate fire weather concerns.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

There is a chance of thunderstorms late Friday night and
Saturday. The probability for severe weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed.

$$




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