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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1015 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Iowa...
South Dakota...

  Big Sioux River At Hawarden

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa...
South Dakota...

  Vermillion River Near Wakonda
  Big Sioux River At Akron
  Little Sioux River Near Milford
  Little Sioux River Above Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Little Sioux River At Cherokee

.The following river forecasts include forecast precipitation through
tonight. Any additional future rains could affect the crest
forecasts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive cars through flooded areas. the water
depth and road condition may be unsafe.

Additional information is available at

http://www.water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=fsd

Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio...
or your local radio and TV stations.

The next scheduled statement will be issued tomorrow morning.

&&

IAC041-059-061915-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160507T0000Z/
/LSSI4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160502T1400Z.160506T1800Z.UU/
1015 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Above Spencer.
* until Friday evening.
* At 09AM Thursday the stage was 10.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Friday May 06.
* At stages near 10.0 feet...Minor flooding of agricultural lands
begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4329 9524 4328 9517 4324 9523 4315 9512
          4315 9518 4324 9529

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1015 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Iowa...
South Dakota...

  Big Sioux River At Hawarden

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa...
South Dakota...

  Vermillion River Near Wakonda
  Big Sioux River At Akron
  Little Sioux River Near Milford
  Little Sioux River Above Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Little Sioux River At Cherokee

.The following river forecasts include forecast precipitation through
tonight. Any additional future rains could affect the crest
forecasts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive cars through flooded areas. the water
depth and road condition may be unsafe.

Additional information is available at

http://www.water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=fsd

Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio...
or your local radio and TV stations.

The next scheduled statement will be issued tomorrow morning.

&&

IAC041-059-061915-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MIFI4.2.ER.160428T0912Z.160503T1315Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1015 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Near Milford.
* until further notice.
* At 09AM Thursday the stage was 13.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* At stages near 14.0 feet...Significant amounts of pasture and other
farm lands begin to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4350 9533 4350 9526 4334 9519 4334 9516
          4328 9517 4329 9524

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
934 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...Des Moines River...Raccoon River...North
Raccoon River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Dallas...Greene...Polk

...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following
rivers in Iowa...West Fork Des Moines River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Emmet

River forecasts include observed precipitation...as well as expected
precipitation over the next 24 hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you encounter a flooded area...turn around and find an alternate
route. Turn around...do not drown.

More information...including impact statements and crest histories
is available on the Web at...  www.weather.gov/desmoines. Click on
the Rivers and Lakes link.

&&

IAC063-061434-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160509T0000Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.160501T0922Z.160502T0500Z.160508T0000Z.NO/
934 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Saturday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville...or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until Saturday evening.
* At 9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 8.6 feet...or 0.6 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Saturday
  evening.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Mike Mickelson Park South of Iowa 9
  floods. North Riverside Park North of Iowa 9 floods. Backwater
  from the river causes School Creek to affect the low areas of
  Valley Drive.

&&

LAT...LON 4326 9483 4350 9491 4350 9485 4326 9471
      4326 9483

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
1222 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-060200-
/O.NEW.KFGF.FW.W.0004.160505T1722Z-160506T0200Z/
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-
WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-MAHNOMEN-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-TOWNER-CAVALIER-
PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-
RICHLAND-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
1222 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS FOR EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHWEST MINNESOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...002...
  003...004...005...006...007...008...009...013...014...015...
  016... 017...022...023...024...027...028...029...030...031...
  032 AND 040. IN NORTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006...007...
  008...014... 015...016...024...026...027...028...029...030...
  038...039...049... 052...053 AND 054.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 80S.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY.

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.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
104 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

MNZ010>012-018-019-025-026-033>038-052015-
KOOCHICHING-NORTH ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTH ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-NORTH CASS-SOUTH ITASCA-SOUTH CASS-
CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTH AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTH ST. LOUIS-
PINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INTERNATIONAL FALLS...ELY...ISABELLA...
BIGFORK...HIBBING...WALKER...GRAND RAPIDS...PINE RIVER...
BRAINERD...HILL CITY...AITKIN...DULUTH...PINE CITY...HINCKLEY
104 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON...

BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS COMBINED WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
CREATE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS NORTHERN
MINNESOTA. FIRES SPREAD VERY EASILY UNDER THESE CONDITIONS. SOME
COMMUNITIES IN THE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER AREA INCLUDE...
INTERNATIONAL FALLS...ELY...HIBBING...ISABELLA...BIGFORK...
WALKER...GRAND RAPIDS...PINE RIVER...BRAINERD...AITKIN...HILL
CITY...DULUTH...PINE CITY...AND HINCKLEY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT
RECOMMENDED IN THESE AREAS.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
102 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

MNZ039-046-060000-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE
102 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON...

A SOUTHWEST BREEZE FROM 10 TO 20 MPH COMBINED WITH LOW RH VALUES
DROPPING INTO THE LOWER 20S THIS AFTERNOON WILL BRING AN ELEVATED
FIRE DANGER TO WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

$$
TMT

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1250 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

MNZ041-042-047>049-054>057-064-065-073-052330-
DOUGLAS-TODD-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-REDWOOD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...LONG PRAIRIE...MORRIS...
GLENWOOD...ST CLOUD...MADISON...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...
GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...REDWOOD FALLS
1250 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON...

BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS COMBINED WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
CREATE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS WEST CENTRAL
AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA. SOME COMMUNITIES IN THE
ELEVATED FIRE DANGER INCLUDE...REDWOOD FALLS...MONTEVIDEO...
WILLMAR...MORRIS...ALEXANDRIA AND LITTLE FALLS. OUTDOOR BURNING
IS NOT RECOMMENDED.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
526 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

MNZ003-022-027>032-040-NDZ039-049-052-053-061030-
CLAY-MAHNOMEN-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-
EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
526 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXPECT NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY ACROSS THE
AREA DUE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS OF
10-20 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA ON FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. CURRENTLY...SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
507 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

IAZ004-059-060-061015-
EMMET-DALLAS-POLK-
507 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT ALONG PORTIONS OF THE
RACCOON AND DES MOINES RIVERS. PLEASE SEE THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

PERIODIC THUNDERSTORM CHANCES ARE FORECAST OVER THE WEEKEND INTO
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. HOWEVER...THE SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL
REMAINS LOW AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

KLP

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
444 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-060945-
KOOCHICHING-NORTH ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTH ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/NORTH SHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/NORTH SHORE-NORTH CASS-SOUTH ITASCA-SOUTH CASS-
CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTH AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTH ST. LOUIS-
PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
444 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW WEAK AND SHORT LIVED THUNDERSTORMS WILL TRACK OVER NORTH
CENTRAL MINNESOTA THIS MORNING.

LOW HUMIDITY AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL BRING NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS TO THE NORTHLAND TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL TRIGGER THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
443 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

IAZ003-012>014-020>022-SDZ070-071-060945-
DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-BUENA VISTA-
CLAY SD-UNION-
443 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST IOWA
AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE LITTLE SIOUX
RIVER NEAR MILFORD...SPENCER...LINN GROVE...AND CHEROKEE. MINOR
TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE VERMILLION RIVER
AROUND WAKONDA...AND THE BIG SIOUX RIVER NEAR HAWARDEN AND AKRON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING ON THE BIG SIOUX...LITTLE SIOUX AND
VERMILLION RIVERS WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY DECREASE THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

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