Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WGUS83 KDLH 242251
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
551 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota..
  Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley affecting Crow Wing and
  Morrison Counties

.Recent warm temperatures have generated strong rises from snow melt
runoff. While only minor impacts are expected be aware of that high
water on the Mississippi at Fort Ripley are expected into next week.

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551 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley.
* At  5:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 9.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
  to rise to near 10.5 feet by Saturday evening.
* At 11.0 feet...This will cause minor flooding of rural areas near
  Fort Ripley..
This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.3 feet on May 22 2015.

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LAT...LON 4644 9420 4630 9420 4617 9423 4616 9440
      4626 9442

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Melde/KC



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