Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
857 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

  Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County
  Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle and
  Yellow Medicine Counties
  Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County

.Overview...

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.

&&

MNC015-221957-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0006.180422T0600Z-000000T0000Z/
/NWUM5.2.ER.180422T0600Z.180425T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
857 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for The Cottonwood River at New Ulm
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Sunday morning and
  continue to rise to near 14.3 feet by early Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact Cottonwood
  Street west of the river.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact low lying
  areas...and some roads along the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4433 9448 4427 9441 4422 9470 4430 9470

$$

MNC023-073-173-221957-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0007.180422T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MVOM5.1.ER.180422T0000Z.180428T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
857 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 13.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 15.9 feet by Friday evening.
* 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

$$

MNC127-221957-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0008.180427T0300Z-000000T0000Z/
/RWDM5.1.ER.180427T0300Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
857 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the Redwood River near Redwood Falls.
* until further notice.
* At  7:30 AM Saturday the stage was 6.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 7.0 feet by Sunday
  morning and then begin falling.
* Impact...At 6.0 feet...Low lying areas, mainly farmland, and some
  roads along the river begin to experience flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 4458 9514 4453 9505 4444 9539 4451 9546

$$
AMK


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