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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
938 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

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


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.


938 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 9:00 AM Tuesday 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 steady until Thursday morning
  then will start to fall. The river will fall below flood stage on
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Low lying areas and some roads along the
  river begin flooding, along with some basements of houses along the


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



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
251 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Morton-Slope-Hettinger-Grant-Bowman-
251 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017 /151 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
North Dakota, northwest North Dakota, south central North Dakota,
southeast North Dakota, and southwest North Dakota.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Near critical fire weather conditions are forecast across
southwest North Dakota this afternoon.

For late tonight, strong westerly winds are forecast to develop
across northern North Dakota and the upper James River Valley.
Sustained westerly winds of 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph are
expected. A Wind Advisory is in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Strong westerly winds with gusts of 45 to 50 mph will continue
across northern North Dakota and the upper James River Valley
through Wednesday afternoon.

A Fire Weather Watch is in effect for northern and much of central
North Dakota Wednesday afternoon. Strong winds and dry conditions
may result in rapid fire spread.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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