Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1059 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 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...This river forecast is based on forecasted runoff from snowmelt due
to warming temperatures through the forecast period. No precipitation is
expected into early next week but any additional rainfall may cause river levels
to rise even higher than predicted. The National Weather Service will monitor
this developing situation and issue followup statements as conditions or
forecasts change.

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.

&&

MNC015-212158-
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/NWUM5.2.ER.180422T1600Z.180425T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1059 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...Flood Warning now expected to end further notice...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River at New Ulm.
* from Sunday morning until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late Sunday morning and
  continue to rise to near 14.4 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

$$

MNC023-073-173-212158-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0007.180422T0900Z-000000T0000Z/
/MVOM5.1.ER.180422T0900Z.180427T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1059 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...Flood Warning now expected to end further notice...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* from late Saturday night until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 15.5 feet by Friday morning. additional rises are
  possible thereafter.
* 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

$$

MNC127-212158-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0008.180422T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/RWDM5.1.ER.180422T1200Z.180427T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1059 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...Flood Warning now expected to end further notice...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Redwood River near Redwood Falls.
* from Sunday morning until further notice.
* At 10:30 AM Friday the stage was 4.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 6.4 feet by early Monday morning.
* 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

$$




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