Flood Statement
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
855 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

  Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County
  Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota..
  Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle
  and Yellow Medicine Counties

.Overview...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.

&&

MNC015-210755-
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/NWUM5.2.ER.180422T0925Z.180424T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
855 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...A Flood Warning continues for the Cottonwood River at New Ulm...
* The flood warning is in effect from late Saturday night until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Thursday the stage on the Cottonwood River was 8.0 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 14.1 feet by Tuesday early afternoon.
* 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

$$

MNC023-073-173-210755-
/O.CON.KMPX.FL.W.0007.180422T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/MVOM5.1.ER.180422T1200Z.180427T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
855 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...A Flood Warning continues for the Minnesota River at Montevideo...
* The flood warning is in effect from Sunday morning until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 12.5 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 15.1 feet by Thursday evening.
* 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

$$

MNC127-210755-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0008.180422T0600Z-000000T0000Z/
/RWDM5.1.ER.180422T0600Z.180424T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
855 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...A Flood Warning continues for the Redwood River near Redwood Falls...
* The flood warning is in effect from late Saturday night until further notice.
* At  7:30 PM Thursday the stage was 4.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Sunday morning and
  continue to rise to near 7.6 feet by Tuesday 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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