Flood Statement
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1028 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

  Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County
  Minnesota River at Henderson MN19 affecting Le Sueur...Scott and
  Sibley Counties
  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.

&&

MNC015-242128-
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/NWUM5.2.ER.000000T0000Z.180425T0600Z.180429T0600Z.NO/
1028 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the Cottonwood River at New Ulm
  until Sunday evening.
* At  9:00 AM Monday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.3 feet by
  Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Sunday 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

$$

MNC023-073-173-242128-
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MVOM5.2.ER.180421T2137Z.180428T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1028 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for the Minnesota River at Montevideo.
  until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Monday the stage was 15.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.4 feet by
  Saturday morning.
* 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

$$

MNC079-139-143-242128-
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/HENM5.1.SM.180425T0400Z.180427T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1028 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the Minnesota River at Henderson
  MN19 until further notice.
* At  9:30 AM Monday the stage was 730.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 732.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and
  continue to rise to near 735.0 feet by Friday afternoon.
* Impact...At 734.0 feet...The floodwall gates are closed.
* Impact...At 733.7 feet...Highway 93 may be closed due to high water
  south of Henderson and North of US 169.
* Impact...At 733.0 feet...Water begins encroaching on Highway 93
  south of Henderson and north of US 169.
* 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.

&&

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

$$

MNC127-242128-
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RWDM5.1.ER.000000T0000Z.180423T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1028 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for the Redwood River near Redwood Falls
  until further notice.
* At  9:30 AM Monday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall to 6.0 feet by Wednesday evening and
  begin rising by Thursday morning. It will reach near 7.5 feet by
  Friday afternoon.
* 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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