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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1141 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

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1141 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Minnesota...east central Minnesota and west central Minnesota.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A wintry mix of precipitation is expected overnight for portions
of central Minnesota. Less than an inch of snow accumulation can
be expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A powerful storm system will bring rain, heavy snow, and some
freezing rain and thunderstorms Friday through Saturday. Winter
Storm Watches have been posted for the entire coverage area. This
storm has the potential to cause major impacts. Please refer to
the Winter Storm Watches for additional information.

The combination of additional snow and rainfall over frozen soil
will increase flood potential over the weekend into next week.
Some area rivers may reach bankfull by Sunday and minor flood stage
by midweek.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters and snowfall observers are urged to report snowfall
amounts to the National Weather Service.

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1141 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central and
southern Minnesota...and west central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A few strong storms are possible along the Iowa border late
tonight. The primary hazard will be large hail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A powerful storm system will bring rain, heavy snow, and some
freezing rain and thunderstorms Friday through Saturday. Winter
Storm Watches have been posted for the entire coverage area. This
storm has the potential to cause major impacts. Please refer to
the Winter Storm Watches for additional information.

The combination of additional snow and heavy rainfall over frozen
soil will increase flood potential over the weekend into next week.
Creeks and smaller rivers may reach minor flood stage over the
weekend, including the Redwood and Cottonwood Rivers. Minor flooding
is possible on the mainstem rivers, including the Minnesota, later
next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters and snowfall observers are urged to report snowfall
amounts to the National Weather Service.

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