Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
913 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

  Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County
  Minnesota River at Mankato affecting Blue Earth and Nicollet
  Counties
  Minnesota River at Henderson MN19 affecting Le Sueur...Scott and
  Sibley Counties
  Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota...Hennepin and Scott
  Counties
  South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver 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.

&&

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913 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...the Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River at New Ulm.
* until Monday evening.
* At  8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is expected to continue through Saturday
  afternoon before falling into Minor Flood Stage.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.2 feet by
  early Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Monday morning.
* Impact...At 13.1 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

$$

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913 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is expected to continue until the river reaches
  Moderate Flood Stage by Friday.
* Minor Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.5 feet by
  Saturday early afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Storm sewers may need to be plugged to
  prevent water from backing up into streets.
* 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

$$

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913 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Mankato.
* until Friday night.
* At  8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 19.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 22.2 feet by Friday morning. The
  river will fall below flood stage by Friday afternoon.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Dike patrolling begins in Mankato.

&&

LAT...LON 4414 9420 4420 9409 4427 9405 4427 9396 4410 9398

$$

MNC079-139-143-260812-
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913 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Henderson MN19.
* until further notice.
* At  8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 731.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 732.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 735.0 feet by Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 734.0 feet...The floodwall gates are closed.
* Impact...At 732.5 feet...Water begins encroaching on highway 19 east
  of Henderson.
* Impact...At 732.0 feet...Water begins impacting residences and
  agricultural buildings north and south of Henderson.
* Impact...At 731.0 feet...Highway 93 may be closed between Henderson
  and Hwy 169 due to backflow on the Rush River.

&&

LAT...LON 4461 9393 4466 9382 4460 9379 4446 9388 4446 9399

$$

MNC037-053-139-260812-
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913 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Savage.
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 700.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 702.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and
  continue to rise to near 707.8 feet by Tuesday evening. Additional
  rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 705.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact the park road
  at Fort Snelling State Park.
* Impact...At 702.0 feet...Barge loading stops at Port Cargill, and
  other flood prevention measures are begun. Water begins to impact
  Black Dog Road in Burnsville.
* Impact...At 700.0 feet...Flood waters begin to cover trails at Fort
  Snelling State Park as well as low parts on the Bloomington Ferry
  Bridge trail just east of US 169.

&&

LAT...LON 4484 9348 4484 9330 4491 9322 4482 9312 4473 9342

$$

MNC019-260812-
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913 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Fork Crow River below Mayer.
* until Friday evening.
* At  8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.2 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Flooding affects Mill Avenue from Watertown
  to the Wright County line; Yancy Avenue between Carver County Road
  30 and 78th Street; Vega Avenue between Carver County Road 33 and
  94th Street; and the intersection of Union Avenue and 82nd Street.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Carver County Road 123 is closed north of
  Highway 7 to 42nd Street.

&&

LAT...LON 4498 9390 4498 9377 4483 9390 4486 9399

$$

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913 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Redwood River near Redwood Falls.
* until Monday evening.
* At  8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 9.3 feet by early
  Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Monday morning.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage 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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