Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
852 PM CDT Mon Jun 17 2024

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...

  Cannon River at Northfield affecting Dakota and Rice Counties.

.Rounds of showers and thunderstorms have produced 1-3" of rain over
the area, leading to rising river levels. Additional chances for
heavy rain are expected throughout this week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

&&

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/NRFM5.1.ER.240618T1600Z.240619T0000Z.240619T1000Z.UU/
852 PM CDT Mon Jun 17 2024

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING TO LATE
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Cannon River at Northfield.

* WHEN...From Tuesday morning to late Wednesday morning.

* IMPACTS...At 897.5 feet, Flood waters reach Carleton College
  soccer fields. Babcock Park north of downtown begins to flood.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 830 PM CDT Monday, the stage was 896.2 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage
    late tomorrow morning to a crest of 897.3 feet tomorrow
    evening. It will then fall below flood stage early Wednesday
    morning.
  - Flood stage is 897.0 feet.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    898.1 feet on 10/06/2019.

&&

LAT...LON 4443 9322 4450 9314 4453 9302 4450 9302
      4445 9312 4441 9318

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