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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
837 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

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

  Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley affecting Morrison and Crow Wing
  Counties

.Rainfall today and tonight will lead to a slight rise in the
Mississippi River stage through the area. The slight rise at Fort
Ripley is forecast to take the river to flood stage Tuesday evening.
Depending on how much rain falls into the basin tonight...the water
level may increase several tenths above the 10 foot flood stage...but
should remain well below 11 feet.

MNC035-097-270137-
/O.EXT.KDLH.FL.W.0002.150527T0000Z-150530T0600Z/
/FTRM5.1.ER.150527T0000Z.150527T0000Z.150529T1800Z.UU/
837 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...Flood Warning now in effect until late Friday night...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley.
* At  7:00 PM Monday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage
  tomorrow evening.
* At 11.0 feet...This will cause minor flooding of rural areas near
  Fort Ripley..
This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.7 feet on Jun 15 2005.

&&



LAT...LON 4644 9420 4630 9420 4617 9423 4616 9440
      4626 9442

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