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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1028 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

WIC003-113-010630-
/O.CON.KDLH.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160601T0630Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SAWYER WI-ASHLAND WI-
1028 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 130 AM CDT FOR EASTERN
SAWYER AND SOUTHERN ASHLAND COUNTIES...

AT 1024 PM CDT...THE RAIN HAD DIMINISHED OR ENDED ACROSS MUCH OF THE
WARNED AREA. HOWEVER...RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL FROM 2 INCHES TO AROUND
4 INCHES THAT FELL EARLIER WILL CONTINUE TO WORK ITS WAY INTO AREA
RIVERS AND STREAMS. A SPOTTER HAS REPORTED FLOODING IN THE WINTER
AREA WITH SOME ROADS WASHED OUT. IF YOU LIVE NEAR OR ARE CAMPING
NEAR A RIVER OR STREAM BE PREPARED FOR RISING WATER LEVELS OVERNIGHT.


SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WINTER...RADISSON...EXELAND...GLIDDEN...MORSE...OJIBWA...BLAISDELL
LAKE AND LORETTA.

LITTLE ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 4564 9129 4570 9128 4597 9103 4625 9064
      4624 9045 4621 9043 4598 9066 4598 9068
      4596 9068 4593 9071 4566 9100 4564 9101

$$

MELDE

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