Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1018 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a flood
warning 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


.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.

&&

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1018 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Cottonwood River at New Ulm.
* from Sunday morning until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 14.0 feet by Tuesday early afternoon. additional rises
  are possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact Cottonwood
  Street west of the river.

&&

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

$$

MNC023-073-173-202118-
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1018 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* from Sunday morning until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 12.4 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 14.9 feet by early Thursday 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

$$

MNC127-202118-
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1018 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Redwood River near Redwood Falls.
* from Sunday morning until further notice.
* At  9:30 AM Thursday the stage was 4.8 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 7.5 feet by Tuesday early afternoon. additional rises
  are possible thereafter.
* 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

$$
ETA



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