Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WGUS83 KDLH 251555
FLSDLH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1055 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 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.

MNC035-097-261554-
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1055 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...Flood Warning now in effect until Sunday evening...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley.
* At 10:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 9.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage
  Saturday early afternoon.
* 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.

&&



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

$$

BJH



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