Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WGUS43 KDLH 292008
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Duluth MN
308 PM CDT Wed Jun 29 2022

MNC071-137-050500-
/O.EXT.KDLH.FA.W.0012.000000T0000Z-220705T0500Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Koochiching MN-St. Louis MN-
308 PM CDT Wed Jun 29 2022

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT MONDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues.

* WHERE...Portions of north central Minnesota and northeast
  Minnesota, including the following counties, in north central
  Minnesota, Koochiching. In northeast Minnesota, St. Louis.

* WHEN...Until midnight CDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Flooding of lakes, rivers, and other low-lying and
  flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Several structures
  are flooded and some sand bagging operations are continuing.
  Low-water crossings are inundated with water and may not be
  passable. Expect many areas of slow moving or standing water.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 305 PM CDT, Flooding continues in the warned area.
  - The level of Namakan Lake is expected to fall by 15 to 17
    inches between June 29th and July 6th. The level of Rainy
    Lake is expected to fall by 9 to 11 inches between June 29th
    and July 6th.  The decline in all levels and flows is
    expected to continue beyond the seven day period.
  - Some locations that will experience flooding include...
    International Falls, Kabetogama, Crane Lake, Kabetogama Lake,
    Voyageurs National Park, Rainy Lake East, Rainy Lake West,
    northwestern Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Ranier,
    Ray, Island View, Ericksburg, Johnson Lake and Sand Point
    Lake.

  - For more information about the Rainy Lake Basin flooding
    visit, https://weather.gov/dlh/RainyRiverBasin .


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

&&

LAT...LON 4836 9344 4859 9347 4863 9332 4863 9295
      4861 9295 4854 9273 4854 9263 4849 9270
      4847 9271 4846 9271 4844 9266 4842 9247
      4835 9247 4822 9237


$$

Ayd


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