weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Flood Warning


Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
409 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...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 48 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.

&&

IAC063-182109-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-171021T1200Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.171007T0607Z.171012T0645Z.171020T1200Z.NO/
409 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Friday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville, or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until Friday morning.
* At  3:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 9.1 feet, or 1.1 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 Friday
  morning.
* 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

$$

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...

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

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.

&&

MNC023-073-173-182038-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-171023T1800Z/
/MVOM5.1.ER.000000T0000Z.171013T0000Z.171023T0000Z.NO/
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
  Sunday.
* 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

$$

Margraf


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
332 PM CDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR WEDNESDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL DEVELOP OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR
LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
THE WINDS AND RESULTING WAVES WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT ALONG PORTIONS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

LSZ121-148-180645-
/O.EXB.KDLH.SC.Y.0059.171018T0900Z-171019T0900Z/
CHEQUAMEGON BAY-BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-
OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
332 PM CDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM CDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM CDT
THURSDAY.

* SUSTAINED WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
232 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

MNZ001>009-013>017-022-023-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-039-
054-190000-
/O.NEW.KFGF.FW.A.0002.171018T1800Z-171019T0000Z/
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-Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-
Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-Nelson-Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-
Barnes-Cass-Western Walsh County-
232 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR PORTIONS
OF EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA...

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Wednesday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Minnesota...Fire Weather Zones 001...002...
  003...004...005...006...007...008...009...013...014...015...
  016... 017...022 and 023. In North Dakota...Fire Weather Zones
  006... 007...008...014...015...016...024...026...027...028...
  029...030... 038...039 and 054.

* WINDS...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...Early afternoon into the early evening.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 to 25 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...In the upper 50s.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop may spread quickly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
331 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

LSZ121-140>148-181000-
Bayfield to Oak Point WI-Grand Portage to Grand Marais MN-
Grand Marais to Taconite Harbor MN-
Taconite Harbor to Silver Bay Harbor MN-
Silver Bay Harbor to Two Harbors MN-Two Harbors to Duluth MN-
Duluth MN to Port Wing WI-Port Wing to Sand Island WI-
Sand Island to Bayfield WI-Oak Point to Saxon Harbor WI-
331 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Nearshore
waters of western Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight

Southwest winds will increase late tonight resulting in building
waves across portions of western Lake Superior. See the Marine
Weather Message for details on a Small Craft Advisory in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Southwest to west winds increase Wednesday into Wednesday night
resulting in building waves and hazardous conditions for small craft
across portions of western Lake Superior...with the strongest winds
occurring Wednesday night. See the Marine Weather Message for details
on a Small Craft Advisory in effect.

There is a possibility of thunderstorms Friday night over western
Lake Superior.

$$

LE

More information may be obtained at the following web address:
http://www.weather.gov/duluth (all lower case)

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE